
Definition of Quantum mechanics
1. Noun. 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).
Definition of Quantum mechanics
1. Noun. (physics) The branch of physics which studies matter and energy at the level of atoms and other elementary particles, and substitutes probabilistic mechanisms for classical Newtonian ones. ¹
2. Noun. (idiomatic) Something overly complicated or detailed. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Quantum Mechanics
Literary usage of Quantum mechanics
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Quantum Statistical Mechanics and Lie Group Harmonic Analysis by Norman Hurt, Robert Hermann (1980)
"The formalism is especially beautiful (and algebraic) in the quantum mechanical
context; this played a role in the success of quantum mechanics in the ..."
2. Cartanian Geometry, Nonlinear Waves, and Control Theory. by Robert Hermann (1980)
"THE GAUSSIAN REPRESENTATIONS OF THE HEISENBERG LIE ALGEBRA The most traditional
relation between quantum mechanics and probability is via the theory of ..."
3. YangMills, KaluzaKlein, and the Einstein Program by Robert Hermann (1978)
"INTRODUCTION “LOCAL” AND “GLOBAL” QUANTIZATION What I am calling the Einstein
program for elementary particle physics involves integrating quantum mechanics ..."
4. Electric Waves: Being Researches on the Propagation of Electric Action with ...by Heinrich Hertz, Daniel Evan Jones by Heinrich Hertz, Daniel Evan Jones (1893)
"S267 Paperbound $1.85 PRINCIPLES OF quantum mechanics, VI. V. Houston. Enables
student with working knowledge of elementary mathematical physics to develop ..."
5. Geometric Structures in Nonlinear Physics by Robert Hermann (1991)
"CLASSICAL AND quantum mechanics Mechanics is my first love in science. When 1
was a college freshman I tried to read Goldstein's “Classical Mechanics”, ..."
6. Useful Knowledge: The American Philosophical Society Millennium Program by Alexander G. Bearn, American Philosophical Society (1999)
"In quantum mechanics that can't be counted on. Any system is always in some
definite state, corresponding to a definite direction in Hilbert space, ..."
7. Useful Knowledge: The American Philosophical Society Millennium Program by Alexander G. Bearn, American Philosophical Society (1999)
"In quantum mechanics that can't be counted on. Any system is always in some
definite state, corresponding to a definite direction in Hubert space, ..."
8. Topics in the Geometric Theory of Integrable Mechanical Systems by Robert Hermann (1984)
"... Since its beginning in 1900, continuing to this day, one of the most mystifying
aspects of quantum mechanics is its relation to probability theory. ..."