Asymmetric simple exclusion process on a ring conditioned on enhanced flux

Abstract : We show that in the asymmetric simple exclusion process (ASEP) on a ring, conditioned on carrying a large flux, the particle experience an effective long-range potential which in the limit of very large flux takes the simple form $U= -2\sum_{i\neq j}\log|\sin\pi(n_{i}/L-n_{j}/L)|$, where $n_{1}% n_{2},\ldots n_{N}$ are the particle positions, similar to the effective potential between the eigenvalues of the circular unitary ensemble in random matrices. Effective hopping rates and various quasistationary probabilities under such a conditioning are found analytically using the Bethe ansatz and determinantal free fermion techniques. Our asymptotic results extend to the limit of large current and large activity for a family of reaction-diffusion processes with on-site exclusion between particles. We point out an intriguing generic relation between classical stationary probability distributions for conditioned dynamics and quantum ground state wave functions, in particular, in the case of exclusion processes, for free fermions.
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submitted to J. Stat. Mech. 2010
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  • HAL Id : hal-00536337, version 1
  • ARXIV : 1007.4892




Vladislav Popkov, Gunter M. Schütz, Damien Simon. Asymmetric simple exclusion process on a ring conditioned on enhanced flux. submitted to J. Stat. Mech. 2010. <hal-00536337>



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