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Maxwell's distribution

  1. Dec 14, 2013 #1

    ChrisVer

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    I have one question, I am sorry if it's stupid or something.

    So, when we write down the Maxwell's distribution, we integrate over the spectrum of velocities... But that is from 0 to infinity.. (or minus infinitiy to infinity nevermind)
    Is there any way someone can cut-off the above? Since we know that nothing can overcome EVER the speed of light?
     
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  3. Dec 14, 2013 #2

    dvf

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    Good question. See Maxwell–Jüttner distribution.
     
  4. Dec 23, 2013 #3
    If any thing is smaller than light particles then it is possible
     
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