anyon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

any +‎ -on, coined by Frank Wilczek, since they can have any phase when particles are interchanged.

Noun[edit]

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anyon (plural anyons)

  1. (physics) Any particle that obeys a continuum of quantum statistics, only two of which are the standard Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac statistics.
    • 1995 Erik B Karlsson - Solid State Phenomena: As Seen by Muons, Protons, and Excited Nuclei
      The anyon concept has been used to describe phenomena in connection with the fractional quantum Hall effect (FOHE).

Usage notes[edit]

  • Not to be confused with anion.

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French anion.

Noun[edit]

anyon (definite accusative anyonu, plural anyonlar)

  1. (chemistry) anion

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