Bose condensate to fermion gas

The energy and spatial distribution of a fermi gas is governed by its temperature, unlike a bose-einstein condensate.  However, it is possible to have pairs of fermions (spin 1/2) become bosonic (spin 1).  What happens when a “pseudo” bose condensate comprised of paired fermions were to have the pairing process suddenly decay?   A large number of fermions suddenly “appearing” in a (non-physically-allowed) constrained region of phase space?

I’ve since found that this is called a fermionic condensate, and perhaps my question can be more simply stated as, “what happens when a fermionic condensate undergos a reverse BCS transition“?

Update – I read that there is a concept of “conservation of statistics“, that may bear on this.  I don’t understand it yet, however.

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