Super-Poissonian distribution

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In mathematics, a super-Poissonian distribution is a probability distribution that has a larger variance than a Poisson distribution with the same mean.[1] Conversely, a sub-Poissonian distribution has a smaller variance.

  1. ^ Zou, X.; Mandel, L. (1990). "Photon-antibunching and sub-Poissonian photon statistics". Physical Review A 41 (1): 475–476. Bibcode:1990PhRvA..41..475Z. doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.41.475. PMID 9902890.  edit