What do you call the spreading out of particles?

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What do you call the spreading out of particles?
« on: 06/02/2011 23:30:03 »
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What do you call the spreading out of particles?

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What do you call the spreading out of particles?
« Reply #1 on: 08/02/2011 03:45:10 »
Huh?

Spreading out how? In a gas it would be called diffusion I think, if you mean in the way they seem diffuse at a quantum level though? Beats me, radiation? :)
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There are some definitions though. Look up HUP.
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