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Functional Integration and Wave Propagation

  • S. K. Foong
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 361)

Abstract

We present a pedagogical introduction, including several new results, to Kac’s path integral solution for the telegrapher equation, with emphases on: 1) wave propagation especially waveform (signal) restoration (reconstruction), designing and prediction; and 2) the underlying Poissonian random walk (essentially an asynchronous telegraph signal), especially the measure, and the connection to Brownian motion.

Keywords

Wave Propagation Brownian Motion Random Walk Green Function Diffusion Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. K. Foong
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Natural Sciences, College of EducationUniversity of the RyukyusOkinawaJapan

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