quantum number love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of a set of real numbers assigned to a physical system that individually characterize the properties and collectively specify the state of a particle or of the system.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One of certain integers or half-integers that specify the state of a quantum mechanical system (such as an electron in an atom).


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