Measuring the Instantaneous Velocity of a Brownian Particle in Air

  • Tongcang Li
Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)


Chapter 4 covers the theory of Brownian motion in air at short time scales, a home-built detection system with ultrahigh resolution, and the results of our measurement of the instantaneous velocity of a Brownian particle in air.


Brownian Motion Power Spectral Density Instantaneous Velocity Brownian Particle Superfluid Helium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering CenterUniversity of California, BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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