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Photon vs. Quantum

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Photonnoun

(particle) The quantum of light and other electromagnetic energy, regarded as a discrete particle having zero rest mass, no electric charge, and an indefinitely long lifetime. It is a gauge boson.

Quantumnoun

The total amount of something; quantity.

Photonnoun

a quantum of electromagnetic radiation; an elementary particle that is its own antiparticle

Quantumnoun

The amount or quantity observably present, or available.

Photon

The photon (Greek: φῶς, phōs, light) is a type of elementary particle. It is the quantum of the electromagnetic field including electromagnetic radiation such as light and radio waves, and the force carrier for the electromagnetic force.

Quantumnoun

(physics) The smallest possible, and therefore indivisible, unit of a given quantity or quantifiable phenomenon.

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Quantumnoun

(math) A definite portion of a manifoldness, limited by a mark or by a boundary.

Quantumnoun

(legal) A brief document provided by the judge, elaborating on a sentencing decision.

Quantumnoun

(computing) The amount of time allocated for a thread to perform its work in a multithreaded environment.

Quantumadjective

Of a change, sudden or discrete, without intermediate stages.

Quantumadjective

(informal) Of a change, significant.

Quantumadjective

(physics) Involving quanta, quantum mechanics or other aspects of quantum physics.

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Quantumadjective

(computing theory) Relating to a quantum computer.

Quantumnoun

Quantity; amount.

Quantumnoun

A definite portion of a manifoldness, limited by a mark or by a boundary.

Quantumnoun

a discrete amount of something that is analogous to the quantum in quantum theory

Quantumnoun

(physics) the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property that a system can possess (according to quantum theory)

Quantum

In physics, a quantum (plural quanta) is the minimum amount of any physical entity (physical property) involved in an interaction. The fundamental notion that a physical property can be is referred to as .

‘quantized’; ‘the hypothesis of quantization’;

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