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3.2.6 Homogeneous distributions in Orientation Space

{\bf Equidistribution on the unit circle:}
...tributed on the circumference
of the unit circle.
} \fbox{
{\bf Equidistribution on a spherical...
...ous distribution
on the surface of the unit sphere.

(Generalization to hyperspherical surfaces: see Vesely, Comp. Phys.)

Franz J. Vesely Oct 2005
See also:
"Computational Physics - An Introduction," Kluwer-Plenum 2001