When kinetic theories clash, mind the lattice step: A statistical physics approach to the motion of atoms within materials

Master Equations Fokker–Planck Equations research outreach

What happens when the method used to search out an answer appears to have an effect on the answer itself? In the field of Statistical Physics, two different approaches have been used to describe the particle kinetics: the so-called Master Equations; and their counterpart, the Fokker–Planck Equations. But which is better and why does the approach used have an effect on the […]

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