In some physical applications it is of interest to study the motion of a single tracer particle (also called test particle, marked particle, tagged particle) in a lattice gas. Let us first explain how this problem arises naturally as a limiting situation of a two component lattice gas.


Tracer Particle Random Environment Variational Formula Detailed Balance Tracer Diffusion 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Herbert Spohn
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  1. 1.Theoretische PhysikLudwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenMünchen 2Fed. Rep. of Germany

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