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A Fundamental Extension of Einstein's Diffusion–Mobility Relationship

Nature volume 199, page 994 (07 September 1963) | Download Citation

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Many readers will no doubt have observed that the concepts of particle-diffusion force and gained energy, which were put forward recently1 under the above title in these columns, are long familiar in the field of irreversible thermodynamics.

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    , Nature, 198, 980 (1963).

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    , Phys. Rev., 38, 2265 (1931).

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    See, for example, , and , Non-Equilibrium Thermo-dynamics (North Holland, Amsterdam, 1962).

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  1. Royal Radar Establishment, Great Malvern, Worcs.

    • E. R. PIKE

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