quantum-equivalence law

noun

: a principle of photoelectric action: when a quantum of radiation is involved in a photoelectric process its whole energy reappears in other forms since photoelectric processes do not absorb fractional quanta as do some other processes (as Compton effect)

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“Quantum-equivalence law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quantum-equivalence%20law. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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