Integrable structure of interface dynamics

Mark Mineev-Weinstein, Paul B. Wiegmann, Anton Zabrodin

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We establish the equivalence of 2D contour dynamics to the dispersionless limit of the integrable Toda hierarchy constrained by a string equation. Remarkably, the same hierarchy underlies 2D quantum gravity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5106-5109
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes


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