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noun as in quantity

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In other words, “if you’re building a quantum computer, put it in a basement.”

There’s no doubt quantum theory is successful at the practical level.

That is, we don’t need quantum computing or nanotube transistors to augment or replace silicon chips yet.

What makes the quantum computing competition different from most in the industry is that rivals are taking wildly different approaches.

Zooming in to that hidden center involves virtual particles — quantum fluctuations that subtly influence each interaction’s outcome.

He majored in mathematical physics, studying mind-bending theories of quantum mechanics and partial differential equations.

For that reason, researchers have developed a framework to describe quantum theory in combination with general relativity.

Weird as the theory is, invoking “quantum physics” is not an escape clause from obeying physical laws.

Each type of atom and molecule has its own unique spectrum, according to the rules of quantum mechanics.

Which is why it continues to go forward, even as the odds for success dip to the quantum level.

He went off into a happy mist of quantum mechanics, oscillation theory, and periodic functions of a complex variable.

The man had used a simplified quantum mechanics without correction for relativistic effects.

The ortho molecules rotate with odd rotational quantum numbers, while the para molecules rotate with even quantum numbers.

The first is that the papers could be turned into a novel with hardly any important alteration, and with only quantum suff.

Paretur itaque librorum quantum satis sit, nihil in apparatum.


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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quantum, such as: amount, measure, portion, sum, total, and unit.

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