# quantum

## Definitions

### General Science

### Computing

### Electronics

- For a given
__physical__ phenomenon, such as electromagnetic radiation, the smallest quantity, such as that of energy, that can exist independently. For such __phenomena__, any quantity above this can only exist in multiples of this __unit__. In the case of __light__, for, instance, energy can be absorbed or radiated only in multiples of these discrete packages called photons. - A quantum (1) utilized as a unit. For example, the quantum of
__electromagnetic__ radiation is the __photon__, which is also called __light quantum__. - Any given quantity which can be counted or measured.
- symbolQ
- synonymquantized value
- One of the finite values derived from a quantity or phenomenon with an infinitely variable
__range__ of values, through the __process__ of __quantization__ (1). Also called __quantum__ (2).

### Law

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