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.
London, Jan 7 (ANI): For the first time, physicists from University of Toronto have developed a new technique to squeeze light to the fundamental quantum limit.