11th  Granada  Seminar
on Computational and Statistical Physics

(held in La Herradura, Granada, Spain)

September 13-17, 2010

Organized by the Institute “Carlos I” for Theoretical and Computational PhysicsUniversity of Granada.

Sponsored by the Spanish Physical Society (RSEF), the European Physical Society (EPS), and the American Physical Society (APS). Endorsed by the American Physical Society (APS).the Spanish Minister for Science and Education, and

Foundations of Nonequilibrium Statistical Physics – from basic science to future challenges


Non-Equilibrium Statistical Physics Today – Eleventh Granada LecturesAIP Conference Proceedings, volume 1332, New York 2011.

Organizing Comittee:

  • Pedro Luis Garrido
  • Joaquín Marro
  • Pablo Hurtado
  • Miguel Ángel Muñoz
  • Francisco de los Santos
  • Joaquín Torres
List of poster contributions

Poster Contributions  11th Granada Seminar

  • R. Akiyama, Kyushu University, Japan, Reentrant behavior of effective attraction between like-charged macroions immersed in electrolyte solution
  • A.I.L. Araujo, Inst Fed. De Educaçao, Ciencia e Tecn. Do Ceará, Brazil, Nestedness and conectivity in ecological bipartite networks
  • P. Asinari, Politecnico di Torino, Italy, Nonlinear Boltzmann equation for the homogeneous isotropic case: some improvements to deterministic methods and applications to relaxation towards local equilibrium
  • G. Baglietto, UNLP, Argentina, Effective Dimension in flocking mechanisms
  • M. Barylo, University of Warsaw, Poland, The Lioville equation and BBGKY hierarchy for a stocastic particle system
  • G. Bolat, “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iasi, Romania, Experimental densities of binary mixtures: acetic acid with bencen at several temperatures
  • S. de Franciscis, Universidad de Granada, Spain, Enhanced memory performance thanks to neural network assortativity
  • J. del Pozo, Universidad de Granada, Spain, New insights in a 2-D hard disk system under a temperature gradient
  • R.M.S. Ferreira, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil, Velocity-velocity correlation function for Anomalous Diffusion
  • H.M. Flores-Ruiz, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, Excess of low frequency vibrational modes, glass transition and inherent structures
  • R. García-García, Centro Atómico de Bariloche, Argentina, Unifying approach for fluctuation theorems from joint probability distributions
  • S. Getfert, Universität Bielefeld, Germany, Thermally activated escape far from equilibrium: A unified path-integral approach
  • A.E. González, UNAM, México, The crystal nucleation theory revisited: the case of 2D colloidal crystals
  • M. Gorissen, Universiteit Hasselt, België, Space-time phase transitions in the totally asymmetric simple exclusion process
  • M. Kotrla, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic, Modeling of early stages of island growth during pulsed deposition: role of closed compact islands
  • Lasanta, Universidad de Granada, Spain, Fluctuations of the dissipated energy in a granular system
  • León, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile, Study of the dynamic behavior of quantum cellular automata in graphane nanoclusters
  • J. Liesenborgs, Hasselt University, Belgium, Breeding gravitational lenses
  • S.K. Mehdi, USTHB, Algeria, Canonical and grand canonical ensembles: discrepancy in thermodynamical quantities
  • A.R. Méndez, Univ. Autónoma Metrop.-Cuajimalpa, México, Improved macroscopic traffic flow model for aggresive drivers
  • A.M. Meson, CONICET-UNLP, Argentina, A formula on the pressure for a set of generic points
  • Montakhab, Shiraz University, Iran, Statistical Thermodynamics of a Relativistic Gas
  • S.K. Oh, Chungbuk National University, Korea, Noninteracting classical spins in a rotating magnetic field: exact results
  • J.M. Park, The Catholic University of Korea, Korea, Optimal mutation rates in dynamic environments:the eigen model
  • Pérez, Universidad de Granada, Spain, Current fluctuations in a two dimensional model of heat conduction
  • J. Pesek, Charles University, Czech Republic, Quasistatic heat processes in mesoscopic non-equilibrium systems
  • O.A. Pinto, Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina, Violation of fluctuation-dissipation theorem in the off-equilibrium dynamics of a system with non additive interactions
  • M. Polettini, University of Bolgogna, Italy, Geometric aspects of Schnakenberg’s network theory of macroscopic nonequilibrium observables
  • M. Ribezzi, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain, Nonequilibrium thermodynamics of single DNA  hairpins in a dual-trap optical tweezers setup
  • E. Romera, Universidad de Granada, Spain, Quantum revivals and Zitterwebegung in monolayer graphene
  • P. Sartori, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA, The non-equilibrium and energetic cost of sensory adaptation
  • A.M. Timpanaro, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil, Dynamical Systems approach to the study of a sociophysics agent-based model
  • K. Tokunaga, Kogakuin University, Japan, Conversion Process of Chemical Reaction into mechanical work through solvation change
List of oral contributions

Main Oral Contributions  11th Granada Seminar

  • R.F. Álvarez-Estrada, Universidad Complutense, Spain, Classical Systems: moments, continued fractions, long time approximations and irreversibility
  • S.M. Apenko, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute, Russia, Irreversibility of the renormalization group flow and information theory
  • F. Baldovin, Università di Padova, Italy, Noise induces dynamical phase transitions to long-range systems
  • V.V. Belyi, IZMIRAN, Russian Academy of Sciences, USA, Fluctuations out of equilibrium
  • D.R. Chialvo, Northwestern University, USA, What physics can do for your brain?
  • G. Ciccotti, Universitá di Roma “La Sapienza”, Italy, Back to time-dependent nonequilibrium molecular dynamics
  • P. Cordero, Universidad de Chile, Chile, Energy bursts in shallow vibrated granular systems
  • J. Cortés, Universidad de Granada, Spain, Neural adaptation reduces energy cost while preserving coding accuracy
  • R.R. Deza, UNMdP and CONICET, Argentina, Stochastic resonance between counterpropagating Bloch walls
  • V. Frette, Stord/Haugesund College, Norway, Queues on narrow roads and in airplanes
  • G. Gallavotti, Universitá di Roma “La Sapienza”, Italy, Thermostats and thermodynamic limits in nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics
  • A.L. García-Perciante, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Cuajimalpa, México, Heat conduction in a relativistic gas revisited
  • S. Goldstein, Rutgers University, USA, On the approach to thermal equilibrium of macroscopic quantum systems
  • E. Gudowska-Nowak, Jagiellonian University, Poland, On random walks and paradoxical diffusion
  • T.P. Handford, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, Analytical study of hysteresis in the T=0 Random Field Ising Model on topologies with loops
  • C. Hartmann, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, Computing free energy profiles using conditioned difusions
  • W.G. Hoover, Elko, Nevada, USA, Pedagogical Computer Simulations Far From Equilibrium
  • C. Hoover, Elko, Nevada, USA, Pedagogical Computer Simulations Far From Equilibrium
  • P.I. Hurtado, Universidad de Granada, Spain, Current Fluctuations Far from Equilibrium: Additivity, Traveling Waves and Symmetries
  • S. Johnson, Universidad de Granada, Spain, Why are so many networks disassortative
  • D. Jou, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain, Temperature, entropy, and second law beyond local equilibrium
  • H. Kaburaki, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Japan, Dynamical behavior of heat conduction in solid argon
  • Kalvova, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic, Fast transients in mesoscopic systems
  • M. Kastner, National Institute for Theoretical Physics, South Africa, Stationary points approach to phase transitions
  • K. Koga, Okayama University, Japan, First, second, and higer-order wetting transitions at fluid interfaces
  • D. Lacoste, CNRS, France, Fluctuation relations for molecular motors
  • J.L. Lebowitz, Rutgers University, USA, Boltzmann’s Entropy and Large Deviation Lyapunov Functionals for Closed and Open Macroscopic Systems
  • V. Lecomte, CNRS, France, Large deviations in and out of equilibrium
  • R. Livi, University of Florence, Italy, Transport in the presence of reservoirs
  • Marcos, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France, Quasi-Stationary states and a classification of the range of pair interactions
  • J.F. Mejias, University of Ottawa, Canada, A non equilibrium potential function to study competition in neural systems
  • S. Miracle Solé, CNRS, France, Layering and wetting transitions for an interface model
  • M.A. Muñoz, Universidad de Granada, Spain, Universality in equilibrium and away from it
  • S.V. Novikov, A.N. Frumkin Inst. of Physical Chemistry, Russia, Cluster size distribution in gaussian glasses
  • M.A. Nowak, Jagiellonian University, Poland, Random crowds: diffusion of large matrices
  • G. Odor, Research Institute for Technical Physics, Hungary, Griffiths phases of contact process in complex networks
  • T. Ohira, Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Japan, Dynamical aspect of group chase and escape
  • F.A. Oliveira, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil, Anomalous Diffusion and Basic theorems of Statistical Mechanics
  • J.M. Ortiz de Zárate, Universidad Complutense, Spain, Possible Casimir forces arising from thermal fluctuations in confined fluids
  • E. Pereira, UFMG, Brazil, Onset of thermal rectification in graded mass systems: Analysis of the classic and quantum self-consistent harmonic chain of oscillators
  • S. Popescu, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
  • H.A. Posch, University of Vienna, Austria, Covariant Lyapunov vectors and local exponents
  • Prados, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain, Statics and dynamics of a harmonic oscillator coupled to a one dimensional Ising system
  • E. Presutti, University of Rome 2, Italy, Fourier Law, phas transitions and the Stefan Problem
  • F. Ritort, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain, Recent progress in fluctuation theorems and free energy recovery
  • M. Rubí, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain, Bringing thermodynamics to non-equilibrium microscopic processes
  • J. Ryckebusch, Ghent University, Belgium, Creating the conditions of anomalous self-diffusion in a liquid with molecular dynamics
  • K. Rypdal, University of Tromso, Norway, Flows and phase transitions in dusty plasmas
  • U. Seifert, University of Stuttgart, Germany, Stochastic thermodynamics
  • L. Shchur, Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Russia, Critical amplitudes of Baxter-Wu model
  • F. Staniscia, Università di Trieste, Italy, Anomalous scaling laws in coarsening with Hamiltonian microscopic dynamics
  • S.R. Thomas, K.U.Leuven, Belgium, General No-Go condition for stochastic pumping
  • R. Toral, UIB-CSIC, Spain, Macroscopic ordering induced by microscopic disorder
  • Vanderzande, Hasselt University, Belgium, Stochastic protein production and time-dependent current fluctuations
  • H.S. Wio, Univ. de Cantabria-CSIC, Spain, Variational formulation for the KPZ equation: consistency, galilean-invariance and other issues in real-space discretization