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Introduction

  • Hannes Risken
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 18)

Abstract

A Fokker-Planck equation was first used by Fokker [1.1] and Planck [1.2] to describe the Brownian motion of particles. To become familiar with this equation we first discuss the Brownian motion of particles in its simplest form.

Keywords

Brownian Motion Master Equation Planck Equation Collision Operator Deterministic Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hannes Risken
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung für Theoretische PhysikUniversität UlmUlmFed. Rep. of Germany

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