# 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

- noun an amount of
__damages__

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