Flashcards - CEOE Physical Science: Quantum Theory & Nuclear Reactions

Flashcards - CEOE Physical Science: Quantum Theory & Nuclear Reactions
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Radiation
In physics, radiation is the emission or transmission of energy in the form of waves or particles through space or through a material medium
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wavefunction
A wave function in quantum mechanics is a description of the quantum state of a system
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quantum theory
Quantum mechanics , including quantum field theory, is a fundamental branch of physics concerned with processes involving, for example, atoms and photons
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quantum theory
Quantum mechanics , including quantum field theory, is a fundamental branch of physics concerned with processes involving, for example, atoms and photons
wavefunction
A wave function in quantum mechanics is a description of the quantum state of a system
Radiation
In physics, radiation is the emission or transmission of energy in the form of waves or particles through space or through a material medium
fission
In nuclear physics and nuclear chemistry, nuclear fission is either a nuclear reaction or a radioactive decay process in which the nucleus of an atom splits into smaller parts
fusion
In nuclear physics, nuclear fusion is a nuclear reaction in which two or more atomic nuclei come close enough to form one or more different atomic nuclei and subatomic particles
subatomic particles
In the physical sciences, subatomic particles are particles much smaller than atoms

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