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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Any of several techniques in statistical mechanics and quantum electrodynamics used to construct mathematical relationships between observable quantities

Usage examples (39)
  • Only a technique called "renormalization" could save the theory from itself.
  • Many people used explicitly or implicitly this idea, and we find the word renormalization already in Dancoff's paper.
  • The p-adic primes themselves encompass infinities that have served to distort more standard ToEs (and have to be factored out by fiat via "renormalization").
  • The idea of renormalization is far from new. for more
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