Journal of Statistical Physics

, Volume 132, Issue 2, pp 275–290 | Cite as

Airy Kernel with Two Sets of Parameters in Directed Percolation and Random Matrix Theory



We introduce a generalization of the extended Airy kernel with two sets of real parameters. We show that this kernel arises in the edge scaling limit of correlation kernels of determinantal processes related to a directed percolation model and to an ensemble of random matrices.


Random matrices Directed percolation Determinantal point process 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mathematics 253-37CaltechPasadenaUSA
  2. 2.Institute for Information Transmission ProblemsMoscowRussia
  3. 3.Institut FourierSaint Martin d’HeresFrance

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