# Quantum Mechanics synonyms

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statistical-mechanics

(Physics) The branch of physics that uses statistical laws to make theoretical predictions about macroscopic systems of particles.

wave-mechanics

A theory that interprets the behavior of matter (especially subatomic or other small particles) in terms of the properties of waves. A broad range of physical phenomena, from the propagation of earthquakes to the structures of electron orbitals in atoms, have been understood using wave mechanics. Quantum mechanics uses a form of wave mechanics and involves wave equations such as Schrödinger's equation to capture both the wavelike and particlelike properties of matter.

quantum-physics (related)

(Physics) quantum mechanics

probability wave quantum uncertainty principle wave-particle duality (related)

A fundamental theory of matter and energy that explains facts that previous physical theories were unable to account for, in particular the fact that energy is absorbed and released in small, discrete quantities (quanta), and that all matter displays both wavelike and particlelike properties, especially when viewed at atomic and subatomic scales. Quantum mechanics suggests that the behavior of matter and energy is inherently probabilistic and that the effect of the observer on the physical system being observed must be understood as a part of that system.

classical-physics (related)

The division of physics that encompasses the three major areas of mechanics, electrodynamics, and thermodynamics, all of which were developed prior to the establishment of quantum physics in the twentieth century.

*Source: Physics for Christian Schools, Second Edition*
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