equipartition


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equipartition

(ˌɛkwɪpɑːˈtɪʃən)
n
(General Physics) the equal division of the energy of a system in thermal equilibrium between different degrees of freedom. This principle was assumed to be exact in classical physics, but quantum theory shows that it is true only in certain special cases
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Traditionally accepted kinetic theory is based upon equipartition and degrees of freedom [1,2,3].
All of these methods have uncertainty in the result which makes device performance predictions difficult; that is, in thermal noise analysis, the thermal noise in the probe deflection is related to its spring constant using equipartition theorem [20] and so ultimate resolution is innately linked to accurate knowledge of spring constants.
Finally, it was pointed out that [[xi].sub.e] from the afterglow observations should be close to equipartition, namely, [[xi].sub.e] [equivalent] 1/3.
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Although this condition satisfies the assumption of equipartition of modal energy for seismic interferometry, (74) it means that source information is lost due to scattering.
This redshift is paired with a smaller radiative decay rate, so at a specific thickness the rate equipartition condition is fulfilled again and the absorption becomes close to 100%.
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