### Abstract

We construct dynamics of two-dimensional Young diagrams, which are naturally associated with their grandcanonical ensembles, by allowing the creation and annihilation of unit squares located at the boundary of the diagrams. The grandcanonical ensembles, which were introduced by Vershik [17], are uniform measures under conditioning on their size (or equivalently, area). We then show that, as the averaged size of the diagrams diverges, the corresponding height variable converges to a solution of a certain non-linear partial differential equation under a proper hydrodynamic scaling. Furthermore, the stationary solution of the limit equation is identified with the so-called Vershik curve. We discuss both uniform and restricted uniform statistics for the Young diagrams.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 335-363 |

Number of pages | 29 |

Journal | Communications in Mathematical Physics |

Volume | 299 |

Issue number | 2 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 2010 Jun 28 |

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### ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
- Mathematical Physics

### Cite this

*Communications in Mathematical Physics*,

*299*(2), 335-363. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00220-010-1082-z