noun, Physics, Chemistry.
the branch of statistical mechanics that incorporates quantum mechanics.
(functioning as sing) (physics) statistics concerned with the distribution of a number of identical elementary particles, atoms, ions, or molecules among possible quantum states
Any of various kinds of statistical mechanics that assume quantum mechanical behavior of particles.
[kwahn-too m soof-i-kit; English kwon-tuh m suhf-uh-sit] /ˈkwɑn tʊm ˈsuf ɪ kɪt; English ˈkwɒn təm ˈsʌf ə sɪt/ noun, Latin. 1. as much as suffices; enough.
noun 1. a theoretical or actual system based on quantum physics, as a supercomputer.
noun, Physics. 1. any theory predating quantum mechanics that encompassed Planck’s radiation formula and a scheme for obtaining discrete energy states for atoms, as Bohr theory. 2. any theory that treats certain phenomena by the methods of quantum mechanics: a quantum theory of gravitation. noun 1. a theory concerning the behaviour of physical systems based […]
noun 1. a hypothetical technique to instantly transfer properties from one quantum system to another without contact, or to transfer a quantum state to an arbitrarily distant location. noun 1. (physics) a process by which a change in the quantum state of one subatomic particle in an entangled pair occurs instantly in its twin, wherever […]