What is ELECTRON GAS?

The 'atmosphere' of free electrons in vacuo, in a gas or in a conducting solid. The laws obeyed by an electron gas are governed by Fermi-Dirac statistics, unlike ordinary gases to which Maxwell-Boltzmann statistics apply,


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