atomtronics etymology

English word atomtronics comes from English atom, English electronics

Detailed word origin of atomtronics

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
atom English (eng) (chemistry, physics) The smallest possible amount of matter which still retains its identity as a chemical element, now known to consist of a nucleus surrounded by electrons. [from 16th c.]. (computing, programming, Lisp) An individual number or symbol, as opposed to a list; a scalar value. [from 20th c.]. (history of science) A hypothetical particle posited by Greek philosophers as an [...]
electronics English (eng) (in the plural) A device or devices which require the flow of electrons through conductors and semiconductors in order to perform their function; devices that operate on electrical power (battery or outlet). (physics) The study and use of electrical devices that operate by controlling the flow of electrons or other electrically charged particles.. Electronic circuitry.
atomtronics English (eng) (physics) The design, manufacture and study of analogs of electronics using atoms (especially Bose-Einstein condensates) at low temperature.

Words with the same origin as atomtronics

Descendants of atom
Descendants of electronics
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