(Of a theory or method) intermediate between a classical or Newtonian description and one based on quantum mechanics or relativity.
More example sentences
- It remains the case that most people are quite skeptical that we will ever make sense of the Euclidean path integral, especially in the semi-classical regime.
- One might have anticipated that the nature of very low-frequency modes might be amenable to semiclassical analysis.
- Rotational contributions were estimated in the semiclassical approximation for the free rotor considering both monomers and dimers as rigid molecules.
Definition of semi-classical in:
- The US English dictionary