Diffusion of Small Molecules

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THE diffusion coefficient of a particle in solution is given by the Einstein equation1: where f is the frictional coefficient of the diffusing substance.

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ROSSI, C., BIANCHI, E. Diffusion of Small Molecules. Nature 189, 822–824 (1961) doi:10.1038/189822a0

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