Boundary value problem involving a simple Fokker-Planck equation

Daniel Stein, Ira B. Bernstein

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    Abstract

    The Fokker-Planck equation μ∂f/∂x = α∂/∂μ [(1 - μ 2)∂f/∂μ], describing particles undergoing elastic small angle collisions with infinitely massive scatterers in a slab, is solved in a variety of limits by analytic and numerical means.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)811-814
    Number of pages4
    JournalPhysics of Fluids
    Volume19
    Issue number6
    StatePublished - 1976

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    • Condensed Matter Physics
    • Physics and Astronomy(all)
    • Mechanics of Materials
    • Computational Mechanics
    • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes

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    Stein, D., & Bernstein, I. B. (1976). Boundary value problem involving a simple Fokker-Planck equation. Physics of Fluids, 19(6), 811-814.

    Boundary value problem involving a simple Fokker-Planck equation. / Stein, Daniel; Bernstein, Ira B.

    In: Physics of Fluids, Vol. 19, No. 6, 1976, p. 811-814.

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    Stein, D & Bernstein, IB 1976, 'Boundary value problem involving a simple Fokker-Planck equation', Physics of Fluids, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 811-814.
    Stein, Daniel ; Bernstein, Ira B. / Boundary value problem involving a simple Fokker-Planck equation. In: Physics of Fluids. 1976 ; Vol. 19, No. 6. pp. 811-814.
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