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Journal of Statistical Physics

, Volume 131, Issue 1, pp 117–125 | Cite as

Spectral Gap for Multicolor Nearest-Neighbor Exclusion Processes with Site Disorder

  • Azzouz Dermoune
  • Philippe Heinrich
Article

Abstract

We consider a system of multicolor disordered lattice gas in a hypercube of ℤ d . Using a recent result of Caputo (article in preparation), we give an estimate of the spectral gap for the nearest-neighbor dynamics which plays an important role in the study of hydrodynamic limit.

Keywords

Spectral gap Nearest-neighbor exclusion Disorder 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratoire Paul Painlevé, UMR 8524UFR de Mathématiques, USTLVilleneuve d’Ascq CedexFrance

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