School Seminars and Colloquia

Einstein, Sutherland and Brownian Motion

Mathematical Physics Seminar

by Bertrand Duplantier,


Institution: Theoretical Physics, Saclay
Date: Fri 8th July 2005
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract: I will review the history and development of Brownian motion,
including contributions by William Sutherland, Albert Einstein,
Marian von Smoluchowski, Paul Langevin, and Jean Perrin. I will present
various derivations, including an unpublished one by Einstein.

For More Information: Iwan Jensen tel. 8344-5214 email: i.jensen@ms.unimelb.edu.au