wave function

wave func·tion
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [weyv fuhngk-shuh n]
    • /weɪv ˈfʌŋk ʃən/
    • /weɪv ˈfʌŋkʃn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weyv fuhngk-shuh n]
    • /weɪv ˈfʌŋk ʃən/

Definitions of wave function words

  • noun wave function a solution of a wave equation. 1
  • noun wave function (in quantum mechanics) a mathematical function, found by solving a quantum-mechanical wave equation, that is used to predict the outcome of measurements on physical systems. 1
  • noun wave function a mathematical function of position and generally time, used in wave mechanics to describe the state of a physical system 0
  • noun wave function a mathematical expression, function, or quantity used in quantum mechanics to describe the wave, energy levels, eigenvalues, and locations in space of any moving particle, as an electron in an atom 0
  • noun wave function Alternative spelling of wavefunction. 0

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wave function popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
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