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Satyendra Nath Bose and Bose-Einstein Statistics

Barry R. Masters

Optics and Photonics News, Vol. 24, Issue 4, pp. 40-47 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPN.24.4.000040


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Abstract

Although not as well known as his contemporaries, Satyendra Nath Bose was arguably one of the most important scientists in the 20th century. His revolutionary way of viewing photon behavior and photon statistics-later known as Bose statistics-changed the field in a dramatic way.

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(000.2850) General : History and philosophy

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Barry R. Masters, "Satyendra Nath Bose and Bose-Einstein Statistics," Optics & Photonics News 24(4), 40-47 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/opn/abstract.cfm?URI=opn-24-4-40


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