Exclusion Principle

Exclusion principle may refer to:

  • Exclusion principle (philosophy), epistemological principle
  • In economics, the exclusion principle states "the owner of a private good may exclude others from use unless they pay."; it excludes those who are unwilling or unable to pay for the private good, but does not apply to public goods that are known to be indivisible: such goods need only to be available to obtain their benefits rather than purchased
  • Pauli exclusion principle, quantum mechanical principle

Other articles related to "exclusion principle":

Introduction To Quantum Mechanics - Copenhagen Interpretation - The Pauli Exclusion Principle
... Pauli formulated his exclusion principle, stating that "There cannot exist an atom in such a quantum state that two electrons within have the same set of quantum numbers." A year later, Uhlenbeck and Goudsmit ... if they "spun" in opposite directions, thus satisfying the exclusion principle ...
Arguments For Physicalism - Exclusion Principle
... One argument is the exclusion principle, which states that if an event e causes event e*, then there is no event e# such that e# is non-supervenient on e ... According to the exclusion principle, there must be an event that does not supervene on e while causing e* ...
Fermi Liquid Theory - Description
... The key ideas behind Landau's theory are the notion of adiabaticity and the exclusion principle ... By Pauli's exclusion principle, the ground state of a Fermi gas consists of fermions occupying all momentum states corresponding to momentum with all higher momentum states ... By Pauli's exclusion principle, both the particles after scattering have to lie above the Fermi surface, with energies Now, suppose the initial electron has energy very ...

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