Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Boltzmann: Ludwig Boltzmann
  • noun

Synonyms for Boltzmann

Austrian physicist who contributed to the kinetic theory of gases (1844-1906)

References in periodicals archive ?
0)] Boundary water content [LAMBDA] Boltzmann coordinate = X/[t.
Boltzmann describes his abstract idea: "a living creature would in any case realize time according to its biological functions as increasing entropy", i.
To confirm the LightCycler genotyping results, we tested three samples with different genotypes from the CF Center of the University of North Carolina and three other samples from the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Vienna.
The acceptance criterion is based on the Boltzmann distribution.
Because of the high number of enquiries by interested parties who asked for more time to elaborate on their suggestions, we have decided to extend the Open Innovation platform for four more weeks" says Claudia Lingner, CEO of the Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft.
Theoretical physics was but a young subdiscipline in 1906, the year that Arnold Sommerfeld (1868-1951) was called to Munich to fill the chair previously held by Ludwig Boltzmann.
The team led by the University of Birmingham and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Archaeological Prospection and Virtual Archaeology, Austria, unearthed the prehistoric 'henge-like' late Neolithic monument, reports Physorg.
In recent years, the lattice Boltzmann method (LBM) has emerged as a powerful alternative computational approach for simulating fluid flows and physics (Chen and Matthaeus 1992; Chen and Doolen 1998; Succi 2001; Sukop and Thorne 2005).
The international study forms part of the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project and was led by the University of Birmingham and the Austria-based Ludwig Boltzmann Institute.
Digging deep: (From left) Eamonn Baldwin, from University of Birmingham, Dr Chris Gaffney, of University of Bradford and Professor Wolfgang Neubauer, director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Archaeological Prospection and Virtual Archaeology in Vienna and (top) the remains and how they would have looked.
Similarly, an infinite universe alone is not sufficient to produce Boltzmann brains--there must be an infinite supply of appropriate matter in it (all neutrons wouldn't do, for example) with a sufficiently random distribution to cover all possible configurations.
Another type of direct numerical simulation for multiphase flows uses the Lattice Boltzmann Method (LBM), which is based on the mescoscale description of the evolution of the distribution function of the fluid molecules.
He begins by taking a look at the scientists who were forced to change their beliefs when its existence came to light, and also explores the suicide of Ludwig Boltzmann, who was one of the most influential professors in the field.