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Resonance

, Volume 10, Issue 12, pp 106–124 | Cite as

Pollen grains, random walks and einstein

  • Sriram Ramaswamy
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Abstract

This article reviews the history of the phenomenon of Brownian motion, how it confirmed the molecular view of matter, and how it led to the invention of nonequilibrium statistical mechanics.

Keywords

Brownian Motion Random Walk Kinetic Theory Brownian Particle Tiny Particle 
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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics Indian Institute of ScienceCentre for Condensed-Marter TheoryBangaloreIndia

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