Schrödinger equation

noun
Schrö·​ding·​er equation | \ ˈshrā-diŋ-ər How to pronounce Schrödinger equation (audio) , ˈshrō-, ˈshrœ-, ˈshrər-, ˈshrə- \

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

First Known Use of Schrödinger equation

1936, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Schrödinger equation

Erwin Schrödinger

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“Schrödinger equation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Schr%C3%B6dinger%20equation. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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