
Definition of Quantum electrodynamics
1. Noun. A relativistic quantum theory of the electromagnetic interactions of photons and electrons and muons.
Definition of Quantum electrodynamics
1. Noun. (physics) the study of the interaction of electromagnetic radiation with electrically charged matter within the framework of relativity and quantum mechanics ¹
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quantum Electrodynamics
Literary usage of Quantum electrodynamics
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Electric Waves: Being Researches on the Propagation of Electric Action with ...by Heinrich Hertz, Daniel Evan Jones by Heinrich Hertz, Daniel Evan Jones (1893)
"Facsimiles of papers which established quantum electrodynamics, from initial
successes through today's position as part of the larger theory of elementary ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... quantum mechanics and relativity were part of the standard curriculum, a new
renormalized quantum electrodynamics had explained such subtle effects as ..."
3. Cartanian Geometry, Nonlinear Waves, and Control Theory. by Robert Hermann (1980)
"... “Feynman ‘s Approach to quantum electrodynamics”, in the book Selected Topics
in Field Quantization [1], by W. Pauli. There is a discussion in Dirac's ..."
4. Quantum and Fermion Differential Geometry by Robert Hermann (1977)
"Judged on a historical scale, there have been no real advances since the
understanding of renormalization of quantum electrodynamics; everything since then ..."
5. Turn of the Century: 2100 by Charlie Pedersen (2007)
"These interactions are studied in quantum electrodynamics (QED), which is the
oldest part of the Standard Model of particle physics. ..."