Quantum Theory

Quantum theory may mean:

In science:

  • Quantum mechanics: a subset of physics explaining the physical behaviours at atomic and sub-atomic levels
  • Old quantum theory under the Bohr model
  • Quantum field theory, a generic type of relativistic quantum theory, which includes:
    • Quantum electrodynamics
    • Quantum chromodynamics
    • Electroweak interaction
  • Quantum gravity, a general term for theories intended to quantize general relativity
  • Quantum optics

In popular culture:

  • "Quantum Theory", the final song from Jarvis (album), by Jarvis Cocker
  • Quantum Theory (video game) is also the name of a console video game for PS3 and Xbox 360, released in 2010

Famous quotes related to quantum theory:

    But how is one to make a scientist understand that there is something unalterably deranged about differential calculus, quantum theory, or the obscene and so inanely liturgical ordeals of the precession of the equinoxes.
    Antonin Artaud (1896–1948)