quantum theory

quantum theory
A theory developed in early 20th century, according to which nuclear and radiation phenomena can be explained by assuming that energy only occurs in discrete amounts called quanta. In current usage quantum theory may refer to any or all of the following, depending on the context:

, "old" quantum theory (generally referring to work deriving from studies of the reality of quanta by Max Planck, Albert Einstein, and Niels Bohr from the period of 1899-1913 and predating the development of quantum mechanics in the mid-1920s)


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