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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2007) Beating the standard quantum limit with four-entangled photons.
Verification of this result is contingent on the Schenberg surpassing the standard quantum limit by squeezing the signal, which should result in a ten-fold increase in sensitivity.
He has particular interest in nanostructured devices scaled down to the ultimate quantum limit where one can control and manipulate individual electrons, excitons, or photons.