quantum physics


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quantum physics

n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of physics that uses quantum theory to describe and predict the properties of a physical system. Also called quantum mechanics.

quantum physics

The branch of physics that uses quantum theory to describe and predict the properties of a physical system.
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Noun1.quantum physics - the branch of physics based on quantum theory
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
quantum mechanics - the branch of quantum physics that accounts for matter at the atomic level; an extension of statistical mechanics based on quantum theory (especially the Pauli exclusion principle)
quantum field theory - the branch of quantum physics that is concerned with the theory of fields; it was motivated by the question of how an atom radiates light as its electrons jump from excited states
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