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Statistical mechanics theories[edit]

Einstein's theory[edit]

In the subsection Brownian_motion#Einstein's_theory, at the first line of the Taylor Series expansion, we have the following equality:

On the right hand side, why do we have insted of ?, since Einstein himself derived the Diffusion Equation from[1] .

Zaphodxvii (talk) 04:31, 31 December 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]


  1. ^ Einstein, Albert (1956) [1926]. Investigations on the Theory of the Brownian Movement (PDF). Dover Publications. Retrieved 2013-12-25.


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