7. Conclusion Remarks

With an ensemble composed of few quantum particles, a new quantum effect can be observed. Provided we only gently measure the system (i.e. avoid assigning each particle a single state; by sharp measurement), quantum interference allows extra configurations (extra ways) to arrange the ensemble. Particles loose separability and we get a different counting logic, giving rise to the quantum pigeonhole principle. This is a new insight to the quantum world, supporting Copenhagen interpretation. This new statistical mechanics could be of an interest in quantum computing and information theory. This effect could only be considered when the ensemble is not very large, as the effect is ultra-quantum, and appears when the energy states are very distinct, not―for example― when energy bands form.

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Saleh, S. (2016) Statistical Mechanics for Weak Measurements and Quantum Inseparability.*Journal of Quantum Information Science*, **6**, 10-15. doi: 10.4236/jqis.2016.61002.

Saleh, S. (2016) Statistical Mechanics for Weak Measurements and Quantum Inseparability.

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