Definition of statistical physics in English:

Share this entry

statistical physics

plural noun

[treated as singular]
A branch of physics concerned with large numbers of particles to which statistics can be applied.
Example sentences
  • Pattern-recognition research is linked to information theory, control theory, statistical physics, dynamical systems theory, and mathematical optimization theory.
  • Under Einstein's influence, Stern became interested in light quanta, the nature of atoms, magnetism, and statistical physics.
  • Let's assume that voters interact with each other just as electrons do in the well-known Ising model in statistical physics.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: stat|is¦tic¦al phys|ics

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.