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Mysteries of diffusion and labyrinths of destiny


Institute ofNuclear Fusion, Russian Research Centre Kurchatov Institute, pl. Kurchatova 46, Moscow, 123182, Russian Federation

The role of prominent Soviet physicist B I Davydov in the development of our understanding of diffusion is briefly reviewed, with emphasis on the ideas he put forward in the 1930s: introducing additional partial derivatives into diffusion equations and extending diffusion concepts to phase space.

PACS: 01.65.+g, 05.20.Dd, 52.25.Dg (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU2003v046n03ABEH001289
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2003/3/d/
Citation: Bakunin O G "Mysteries of diffusion and labyrinths of destiny" Phys. Usp. 46 309–313 (2003)
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TY JOUR
TI Mysteries of diffusion and labyrinths of destiny
AU Bakunin, O. G.
PB Physics-Uspekhi
PY 2003
JO Physics-Uspekhi
JF Physics-Uspekhi
JA Phys. Usp.
VL 46
IS 3
SP 309-313
UR https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2003/3/d/
ER https://doi.org/10.1070/PU2003v046n03ABEH001289

:    «   » 173 317–321 (2003); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0173.200303d.0317

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