Lévy Walks Versus Lévy Flights

  • Michael F. Shlesinger
  • Joseph Klafter
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSE, volume 100)


We explore the behavior of random walkers that fly instantaneously between successive sites, however distant, and those that must walk between these sites. The latter case is related to intermittent behavior in Joseph- son junctions and to turbulent diffusion.


Random Walk Turbulent Diffusion Successive Site Intermittent Behavior Gaussian Behavior 
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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers,Dordrecht 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael F. Shlesinger
    • 1
  • Joseph Klafter
    • 2
  1. 1.Office of Naval Research/Physics DivisionArlingtonUSA
  2. 2.Corporate Research Science LaboratoryExxon Research and Engineering CompanyAnnandaleUSA

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