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TitleExits in order: how crowding affects particle lifetimes
PresenterCatherine Penington (Macquarie University)
Author(s)Catherine Penington
SessionDynamical Systems and Fluid Dynamics
Time11:30:00 2017-09-26

If a particle performs a random walk on a finite lattice, how long does it last
until it reaches the boundary? This is a well studied problem if there is only
one particle, but much more complicated if there are many particles which cannot
occupy the same space. This talk will discuss the effects of particle crowding,
and present a formula for the mean number of steps to reach the boundary.