quantum jump

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n quantum jump a sudden large increase or advance "this may not insure success but it will represent a quantum leap from last summer"
    • n quantum jump (physics) an abrupt transition of an electron or atom or molecule from one quantum state to another with the emission or absorption of a quantum
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Usage


In news:

Is jumping into an area of computing that has, until now, been primarily the province of academia: the quest to build a quantum computer.
" A successor to the TAL 10000, the 20000 "provides a quantum jump" in flip chip assembly technology for RFID inlays .
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In science:

The overall shifts should still be reduced because our single-quantum-jump spectroscopy only needs to excite to the n = 1 state less than 20% of the time.
Cavity Control of a Single-Electron Quantum Cyclotron:\\Measuring the Electron Magnetic Moment
In order to describe such a dynamics, one has hence to define appropriate stochastic increments (if the monitoring is continuous) or ‘quantum jumps’ [12, 13].
Feedback control in quantum optics: an overview of experimental breakthroughs and areas of application
Guerlin, et al., “Quantum jumps of light recording the birth and death of a photon in a cavity”, Nature, vol. 446, p. 297 (2007).
Feedback control in quantum optics: an overview of experimental breakthroughs and areas of application
Hope, “Stabilizing entanglement by quantum-jump-based feedback”, Phys.
Feedback control in quantum optics: an overview of experimental breakthroughs and areas of application
The observation of Floquet resonance for microobjects in quickly oscillating external fields might bring a new information about the time scale of hypothetical quantum jumps.
Are there Floquet Quanta?
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