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Schrödinger equation

noun Schrö·ding·er equation \ˈshrā-diŋ-ər, ˈshrœ-, ˈshrə(r)-\

Definition of SCHRÖDINGER EQUATION

:  an equation that describes the wave nature of elementary particles and is fundamental to the description of the properties of all matter
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Origin of SCHRÖDINGER EQUATION

Erwin Schrödinger
First Known Use: 1936

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