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boson

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Context

Physics

physics, mathematical physics, philosophy of physics

Surveys, textbooks and lecture notes


theory (physics), model (physics)

experiment, measurement, computable physics

Fields and quanta

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Idea

A boson is a particle/quantum field that obeys Bose-Einstein statistics?. By the spin-statistics theorem, this is the same thing as a particle whose spin is an integer. Compare fermion.

Examples

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