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quantum

‘how much’, the amount.
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Chapter 2 is an overview of quantal response bioassays, which are bioassays that estimate the relationships between varied quantity or intensity of stimuli and responses to them.
WUNNER, Classical and quantal chaos in the diamagnetic Kepler problem, Prog.
Labio-palatalization in Twi: contrastive, quantal, and organizational factors producing an uncommon sound.
Another has to do with the statistical microevents that generate a kind of biochemical noise coupled, across a critical threshold, with cellular quantal macroevents by the law of all or nothing.
Quantal response equilibrium and overbidding in private value auctions.
Because of the nature of natural numbers, it can be shown that the separation between a less hierarchically complex task and a more hierarchically complex task is quantal in nature.
The quantal wavelike probability scheme "veils" reality in the [PSI] representation.
79 BEKKERS JM,P NAS US,vol 0087,page 5359,1990,cites= 29,ORIGIN OF VARIABILITY IN QUANTAL SIZE IN CULTURED HIPPOCAMPAL-NEURONS AND HIPPOCAMPAL SLICES
The photoelectric effect has a well-known quantal or particlelike quality, but, Aspect says, the light that triggers it need not be particulate or quantal.
The central subject of the article [1] is: Quantal particles (such as electrons), due to its interactions with the environment, move in accordance with the complex effective action