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The principle that states that for very large quantum numbers the laws of quantum theory merge with those of classical physics.
- ‘His explanation covered the absorption and excitation of spectral lines and the correspondence principle which he had set out in three papers.’
- ‘He uses an old argument of Neils Bohr called the correspondence principle, which tells us how to tie together classical and quantum descriptions of the same system.’
- ‘The credentials of the correspondence principle, and its relationship to the fundamental notion of autonomy, have been thoughtfully debated.’
- ‘However, these arise in somewhat exceptional circumstances and the general drift of the correspondence principle was in the right direction.’
- ‘The correspondence principle had an important role in guiding the development of quantum physics.’
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