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Classical diffusion

Classical diffusion

(Science: radiobiology) in plasma physics, diffusion due solely to scattering (collisions) of charged particles (with unlike charges) via electrical (Coulomb) interactions. (see also diffusion.)

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The Fiber Disease

... the energy of a phonon is far lower, and detection occurs by a "classical" mechanism. For vertebrate photoreceptors and olfactory receptor ... depends crucially on intermolecular collisions resulting from lateral diffusion of the protein molecules within the membrane (Lamb & Pugh, ...

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