Anomalous Diffusion in a Fractal Potential

  • H. Hayakawa
  • M. Yamamoto
  • H. Takayasu
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 43)


Anomalous diffusion on a fractal structure has been investigated by many authors (reviewed by Ref.[1]). Such diffusion is characterized by the the spectral (fracton) dimension[2] [3], which is defined through the mean number of distinct sites visited as S(t) ~ tds/2 (d<2) where ds and d are the spectral dimension and the spatial dimension respectively.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Hayakawa
    • 1
  • M. Yamamoto
    • 2
  • H. Takayasu
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsKyushu University 33FukuokaJapan
  2. 2.Toyo Information Systems Co., LtdSuita, OsakaJapan
  3. 3.Applied PhysicsYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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