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quantum jump

[′kwän·təm ′jəmp]
(quantum mechanics)
The transition of a quantum system from one stationary state to another, accompanied by emission or absorption of energy.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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