I wasn’t going to do this but a couple of my Aussie and Kiwi friends convinced me last night that I really ought to 😉
At work, nearest book Demtröder’s Laser Spectroscopy:
With the initial conditions a(0) = 1 and b(0) = 0 we find for the coefficients
That’s pretty boring, 2nd nearest book, Castellan’s Physical Chemistry:
Equation 4.14 (which is ) is one of the most fascinating results of the kinetic theory, for it provides us with an interpretation of temperature.
A bit better but still pretty uninteresting unless you’re into that sort of thing like I am.
So to redeem my post from utter boredom I whipped this up especially for William Grant: