Explicit Formulae in Probability and in Statistical Physics

  • Alain Comtet
  • Yves Tourigny
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mathematics book series (LNM, volume 2137)


We consider two aspects of Marc Yor’s work that have had an impact in statistical physics: firstly, his results on the windings of planar Brownian motion and their implications for the study of polymers; secondly, his theory of exponential functionals of Lévy processes and its connections with disordered systems. Particular emphasis is placed on techniques leading to explicit calculations.



It is a pleasure to thank our colleague Christophe Texier for commenting on the manuscript.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ParisFrance
  2. 2.Univ. Paris Sud, CNRS, LPTMS, UMR 8626OrsayFrance
  3. 3.School of MathematicsUniversity of BristolBristolUK

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