### Abstract of "The universal Airy_{1} and Airy_{2} processes in the Totally Asymmetric Simple Exclusion Process"

In the totally asymmetric simple exclusion process (TASEP) two processes arise in the large time limit: the Airy1 and Airy2 processes. The Airy2 process is an universal limit process occurring also in other models: in a stochastic growth model on 1+1-dimensions, 2d last passage percolation, equilibrium crystals, and in random matrix diffusion. The Airy1 and Airy2 processes are defined and discussed in the context of the TASEP. We also explain a geometric representation of the TASEP from which the connection to growth models and directed last passage percolation is immediate.

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ArXiv: math-ph/0701021