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Vibration definition

  1. Nov 25, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I wonder where can I find the definition of vibration if it was defined in quantum physics. I need it for my art written work, for Abstract artists - pioneers of modern art were researching vibration through Theosophy teachings and I would like to offer more definitions for I need to approach this with seriousness.

    2. Relevant equationsI would appreciate if you can give me -if possible- a source ( preferably Internet one) that I can refer to - cite from...

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I apologize for you may not find my approach of finding out myself very professional, but in my search on the Internet I haven't found it. I found many sentences in which word is been used.
    Thank you in advance,
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  3. Nov 25, 2011 #2
    In simple language of general physics : Vibration is the periodic motion (or oscillatory) which is executed by an object due to the application of external force on it.

    Are you talking about ... molecular vibrations : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molecular_vibration


  4. Nov 30, 2011 #3
    Thank you for your answer sankalpmittal.
    I guess that I was searching for that molecular vibration definition.
    I can't use Wikipedia definitions in my work for as my mentor once said, things in Wikipedia may or may not be true. Also :tongue: I wish I would understand hehehe - but I don't really understand the language of (q) physics.
    In slang or in Theosophy and basically people that are working with healing energy, use the term of vibration for about any thing, may it be color, may it be sound, thought, and things have vibration whether there is some outer pressure or not. It's defined like one of the qualities of the energy (still talking about energy that is defined as everything).
    So I was hoping to find something that would on some way support that theory-go hand in hand with that.

    Thank you both in case you have nothing to add and in case you have.
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