The principle that states that for very large quantum numbers the laws of quantum theory merge with those of classical physics.
More example sentences
- He uses an old argument of Neils Bohr called the correspondence principle, which tells us how to tie together classical and quantum descriptions of the same system.
- However, these arise in somewhat exceptional circumstances and the general drift of the correspondence principle was in the right direction.
- His explanation covered the absorption and excitation of spectral lines and the correspondence principle which he had set out in three papers.
Definition of correspondence principle in:
- The US English dictionary