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Originally posted by siddharthsma
Forgive me if I get a few basic things wrong in this thread as I have just read about the Paulli exclusion principle and I am still a bit unsure about it.
Since protons and neutrons are fermions, they follow Fermi-Dirac statistics and therefore follow the Exclusion principle. Therefore, does this mean that every proton and neutron in the nucleus of an atom has a different quantum state ?