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ei·gen·vec·tor

 (ī′gən-vĕk′tər)
n.
A vector whose direction is unchanged by a given transformation and whose magnitude is changed by a factor corresponding to that vector's eigenvalue. In quantum mechanics, the transformations involved are operators corresponding to a physical system's observables. The eigenvectors correspond to possible states of the system, and the eigenvalues to possible observed values.

[Partial translation of German Eigenvektor : eigen-, characteristic; see eigenvalue + Vektor, vector.]

eigenvector

(ˈaɪɡənˌvɛktə)
n
(Mathematics) maths physics a vector x satisfying an equation Ax = λx, where A is a square matrix and λ is a constant
Translations
egenvektor
omavektor
ominaisvektori
autovettore
eigenvector
egenvektor
egenvektor
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