Meaning of EIGENSTATE in English


“+ˌ- noun

Etymology: part translation of German eigenstand, from eigen- + stand state, condition

: a state of a quantized dynamic system (as an atom, molecule, or crystal) in which one of the variables defining the state (as energy or angular momentum) has a determinate fixed value

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