, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 50–60 | Cite as

Beyond Brownian Motion: A levy flight in magic boots

General Article


In recent times, it has become quite common in the scientific community to observe molecular aggregates which travel at times like Tom Thumb wearing his magic boots. This requires an understanding of theories going beyond the familiar Brownian Motion (BM).


Brownian motion Levy distribution fractals 


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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of EngineeringCochin University of Science and TechnologyKochiIndia

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