Terms & Definitions  Module 32
Match the following definitions (or descriptions) to the terms listed below them.
 Theory of the microworld where matter and light exhibit both particle and wave properties.
 Ritz combination principle
 Quantum mechanics
 Schrodinger's wave equation
 Correspondence principle
 The basic equation of quantum mechanics. Relates probability wave amplitudes to the forces acting on the system.
 Ritz combination principle
 Quantum mechanics
 Schrodinger's wave equation
 Correspondence principle
 The frequencies of some atomic spectral lines are the sums or differences of other spectral lines.
 Ritz combination principle
 Quantum mechanics
 Schrodinger's wave equation
 Correspondence principle

If an old theory is valid in some regimes, then a new theory that supercedes it should give the same results as the old theory
in the regimes where the old theory is valid.
 Ritz combination principle
 Quantum mechanics
 Schrodinger's wave equation
 Correspondence principle
 Copyright by PhysicsWorld.Org, 2005. All rights reserved.
 This material may not be redistributed or republished in any form, whether paper or electronic, without express written permission from PhysicsWorld.Org.
PHYSICS
WORLD .ORG
Answers 
Home 
Contact