Definition of renormalization in English:

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Pronunciation: /riːˌnɔːm(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
(also renormalisation)


[mass noun] Physics
A method used in quantum mechanics in which unwanted infinities are removed from the solutions of equations by redefining parameters such as the mass and charge of subatomic particles.
Example sentences
  • Using the method of renormalization which he also developed Schwinger was able to prove that a small anomalous contribution should be added to the value of the magnetic moment accepted until then.
  • ‘If you remove the high-energy scale through the process of renormalization, the spectral features are very sharp,’ Phillips said.
  • The solution was a trick called renormalization, worked out by Feynman, Julian Schwinger, Sin-Itiro Tomonaga and Freeman Dyson.



Pronunciation: /riːˈnɔːməlʌɪz/
Example sentences
  • The spectra were renormalized as above, and the data are plotted in Fig.6.
  • Projected data can be renormalized in the transform space to achieve effective luminance-dynamic range management, as well as color contrast enhancement suitable for final visualization.
  • Each distribution function was renormalized to account for the arbitrary upper bound of summation C max = 100.

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