Dispersion
Dispersion (Latin for dispersing , distributing, spreading, scattering) denotes:
- Dispersion (physics) , dependence of wave properties on the wavelength
- Dispersion of water waves , wavelength-dependent properties of waves on water, see water wave # dispersion
- Velocity dispersion , characteristic of galaxies
- Dispersion (chemistry) , heterogeneous mixture of substances
- Dispersion (surface chemistry) , ratio of surface atoms to total atoms
- Dispersion (hydrology) , compensation of concentration gradients in water
- Dispersion (radiation protection) , spread of radioactivity
- Dispersion , in ornithology the consequence of dismigration
Mathematics:
- Numerical dispersion , disketization error in numerical solution of partial differential equations
- Degree of dispersion (statistics) , degree of dispersion, spread of values
- Dispersion measure (stochastics) , in stochastics a key figure of probability measures
See also:
- List of all Wikipedia articles whose title begins with dispersion
- List of all Wikipedia articles whose title contains dispersion
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