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
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