Particles, waves and ants

26 noviembre 2014

Particles or waves traveling through disordered media are scattered at small impurities. Surprisingly, the density of these impurities does not affect the overall dwell time the particle — or wave — spends inside the medium. This remarkable finding applies not only to particles and waves, but also to crawling ants or drunken sailors hitting streetlamps.
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/9oocTyAlAM8/141126094244.htm

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