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exclusion principle

Syllabification: ex·clu·sion prin·ci·ple
(in full Pauli exclusion principle)

Definition of exclusion principle in English:

noun

See Pauli, Wolfgang.
Example sentences
  • In 1925, Wolfgang Pauli gave physics his exclusion principle as a way to explain the arrangement of electrons in an atom.
  • As Wolfgang Pauli's famous exclusion principle states, identical fermions cannot occupy the same quantum state at the same time.
  • The quantum exclusion principle undergirds the fixed structure of the periodic table.

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