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In solid state physics

In physics, solidity of matter (the subject of solid state physics) is fundamentally due to the Pauli exclusion principle whose induced degeneracy pressure prevents collections of fermions (such as electrons and quarks which consitute atoms) from collapsing to a condensate.

References

Exposition includes

Textbook accounts include

  • Ulrich Rössler, Solid State Theory: An Introduction, 2009

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