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quantum jump

Translation of quantum jump in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Physics/Física] salto (masculine) cuántico
    Example sentences
    • For example, Bohr's atomic theory includes terms like quantum numbers, quantum jump, steady state, and explains spectra described with the help of wavelength.
    • Since Christian faith affirms the rationality of the Creator, I think that Aquinas would have rejected the unintelligibility of Copenhagen's interpretation of the electron's quantum jump.
    • A more illustrative example of the origin of that common usage from the history of physics might be the use of the concept of a quantum jump in the Bohr model of the atom.

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