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Planck constant

  
, Planck's constant  
      n   a fundamental constant equal to the energy of any quantum of radiation divided by its frequency. It has a value of 6.6262x10--34 joule seconds.,   (Symbol)    h      See also       Dirac constant  
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Planck     (German)  
      n   Max (Karl Ernst Ludwig) (maks). 1858--1947, German physicist who first formulated the quantum theory (1900): Nobel prize for physics 1918  


Planck constant   , Planck's constant  
      n   a fundamental constant equal to the energy of any quantum of radiation divided by its frequency. It has a value of 6.6262x10--34 joule seconds.,   (Symbol)    h      See also       Dirac constant  
Planck's law  
      n     (Physics)   a law that is the basis of quantum theory, which states that the energy of electromagnetic radiation is confined to indivisible packets (quanta), each of which has an energy equal to the product of the Planck constant and the frequency of the radiation  

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