quantum limit


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quan·tum lim·'it

the shortest wavelength found in an x-ray spectrum.

quantum limit

The minimum wavelength present in the spectrum produced by x-rays.
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A possible experiment requiring sensitivities beyond the standard quantum limit was suggested.
The report on reaching the quantum limit by the Toronto and Carleton team of researchers is a major advance in the science of nonlinear optical materials that will impact directly many important technologies," says Kuzyk.
His research is focused on nanophotonics and nanoelectronics, with a particular focus on nanostructured devices scaled down to the ultimate quantum limit where one can control and manipulate individual electrons, excitons, or photons.