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quantum theory


The expressions "quantum theory" and "quantum mechanics" are often used to reference what others might call, "quantum physics."
  physics:  the theory that certain properties occur only in discrete amounts (quanta)
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Max Planck developed the theory that all electromagnetic radiation is emitted and absorbed in quanta, each of magnitude hv, h being the Planck constant and v the frequency of the radiation.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   quantum theory , quantum mechanics [8]
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