from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To make (different parts of a circuit etc.) out of phase

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To put out of phase, as two parts of a single alternating current.


de- +‎ phase (Wiktionary)


  • Reading the echo would allow researchers to figure out exactly how long the wavefunctions of the atoms would take to "dephase," or get all confused by environmental effects.

    Ars Technica

  • Simply looking at a qubit or in any other way letting it interact with the environment will cause it to decohere or dephase.


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