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23/01/1872 French physicist Paul Langevin is born

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Langevin and Fokker Planck equations

He is most known for the Langevin dynamics, an approach to the mathematical modelling of molecular systems. He co-invented ultrasonic submarine detection. Langevin was also one of the founders of the antifascist organization Comité de vigilance des intellectuels antifascists and president of the Human Rights League.
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