isotropization

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isotropization (plural isotropizations)

  1. The reversible transformation between isotropic forms
  2. The conversion of an anisotropic system to an isotropic one
    • 2017, M. Gedalin, “Rankine‐Hugoniot Relations in Multispecies Plasma With Gyrotropic Anisotropic Downstream Ion Distributions”, in Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Phyrics:
      Isotropization is much slower than gyrotropization and occurs at even significantly larger scales.

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