1. Elementary Principles of Diffusion

  1. Prof. Dr. Jörg Kärger1,
  2. Prof. Dr. Douglas M. Ruthven2 and
  3. Prof. Doros N. Theodorou3

Published Online: 25 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527651276.ch1

Diffusion in Nanoporous Materials

Diffusion in Nanoporous Materials

How to Cite

Kärger, J., Ruthven, D. M. and Theodorou, D. N. (2012) Elementary Principles of Diffusion, in Diffusion in Nanoporous Materials, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527651276.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Universität Leipzig, Abteilung Grenzflächenphysik, Linnestr. 5, 04103 Leipzig, Germany

  2. 2

    Dept. of Chemical Engineering, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5737, USA

  3. 3

    Nat. Techn. Univ. of Athens, School of Chemical Engineering, 9 Heroon Polytechniou Street, 15780 Athens, Greece

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 25 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527310241

Online ISBN: 9783527651276

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Keywords:

  • anisotropic media;
  • chemical potential gradient;
  • diffusional resistances;
  • random walk;
  • self-diffusivity;
  • transport diffusion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fundamental Definitions

  • Driving Force for Diffusion

  • Diffusional Resistances in Nanoporous Media

  • Experimental Methods

  • References