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Synonyms for diffusion

Synonyms for diffusion

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Synonyms for diffusion

(physics) the process in which there is movement of a substance from an area of high concentration of that substance to an area of lower concentration

the spread of social institutions (and myths and skills) from one society to another

the property of being diffused or dispersed

the act of dispersing or diffusing something

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Indeed, diffusion processes constitute good indicators of new peripheral centralities, and thus of emerging polycentric organizations (2003a, 2003b).
Although this article examines the adoption process predominantly at the institutional and individual staff level, the inter-relationship and action of the global and student diffusion processes need also to be borne in mind.
3,1 regardless of the specific system concerned: the present model holds in principle for diffusion processes in solid or liquid or gas phase, since no hypothesis is formulated about N and [N.
The chapter on diffusion processes is new to this second edition and some material on numerical methods, stochastic ordering, and Markov renewal theory has been deleted in order to maintain a reasonable length to the book.
The substance-to-substance joining in the solid state is carried out through diffusion processes at high temperatures.
The binary diffusion can be considered as two independent counter unilateral diffusion processes.
The first suggestion that reaction and diffusion processes might lead to stable chemical patterns surfaced in 1952, when the late Alan Turing, a British mathematician, proposed these hypothetical phenomena to explain the genesis of such biological patterns as a zebra's stripes.
For silicon photovoltaic applications BTU's systems are used for metallization and in-line diffusion processes.
The topics include basicconcepts in stochastic processes, continuous-time Markov chains,Brownian motion, diffusion processes, and hidden Markovmodels.
The abstracts, which occupy the remaining half of the volume, summarize published research from 2007 and are presented in sections related to semiconductors, diffusion processes, point defects, and linear defects.
This procedure is mainly used to join metals where diffusion processes and dislocations in the crystalline structure lead to a substance-to-substance joint.
The occurrence of diffusion processes in the transition layer is also evidenced by the character of the distribution of alloying elements contained in the powder.
Applied diffusion processes from engineering to finance.
The 34 papers invited to this volume describe phase transformations, non-diffusion transformations, the thermodynamics of solid state transformations, and the diffusion processes that control the kinetics of diffusive transformations in the bulk and close to interfaces.
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