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Now I have a question about the concept of diffusion coefficient in two cases: the diffusion equation (J=DdT/dx) and the random walk (tao^2=6Dt). My quesion is the two D in two equations are the same or different. If they are different, is there any relationship between them?

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# Diffusion coefficient in diffusion equation and random walk ?

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