NamePrados Montaño, Antonio
DepartmentFísica Atómica, Molecular y Nuclear
Knowledge areaFísica Teórica
Professional categoryCatedrático de Universidad
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Design and optimisation of irreversible heat engines

Prieto Rodríguez, Irene; Plata Ramos, Carlos Alberto; Prados Montaño, Antonio (2023)
Las máquinas térmicas son dispositivos que convierten energía térmica en trabajo útil operando de manera cíclica. Durante ...
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Modelos efectivos para sistemas con una dinámica estocástica subyacente

Vega Estévez, Esther; Prados Montaño, Antonio; Plata Ramos, Carlos Alberto (2023)
En gran variedad de sistemas físicos, como las biomoléculas o los sistemas de baja dimensionalidad como el grafeno, se ha ...
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Estudio del movimiento browniano bajo la acción de reseteo estocástico

Vargas Cabrera, Eugenio José; Plata Ramos, Carlos Alberto; Prados Montaño, Antonio (2023)
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Buckling in a Rotationally Invariant Spin-elastic Model

García Valladares, Gregorio; Plata Ramos, Carlos Alberto; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2023)
Scanning tunneling microscopy experiments have revealed a spontaneous rippled-to-buckled transition in heated graphene ...
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Optimal Resetting Strategies for Search Processes in Heterogeneous Environments

García Valladares, Gregorio; Plata Ramos, Carlos Alberto; Prados Montaño, Antonio; Manacorda, Alessandro (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2023)
In many physical situations, there appears the problem of reaching a single target that is spatially distributed. Here we ...
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Thermal brachistochrone for harmonically confined Brownian particles

Patrón Castro, Antonio; Prados Montaño, Antonio; Plata Ramos, Carlos Alberto (Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH, 2022)
The overdamped Brownian dynamics of a harmonic oscillator is a paradigmatic system in non-equilibrium statistical mechanics, ...
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Del cálculo variacional a la teoría del control óptimo: Aplicación a sistemas lejos del equilibrio

Ruiz Pino, Natalia; Prados Montaño, Antonio (2022)
Throughout history, time has marked a determining factor in multiple processes, from optimization of tasks in assembly ...
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De la ecuación de Kramers a Smoluchowski: límite sobreamortiguado del movimiento browniano

Ríos Monje, Carlos; Prados Montaño, Antonio; Plata Ramos, Carlos Alberto (2022)
El movimiento browniano consiste en el movimiento estocástico de partículas suspendidas en un fluido debido a las colisiones ...
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Thermal Versus Entropic Mpemba Effect in Molecular Gases with Nonlinear Drag

Megías, A.; Santos, A.; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2022)
Loosely speaking, the Mpemba effect appears when hotter systems cool sooner or, in a more abstract way, when systems further ...
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Optimal Control of Uniformly Heated Granular Fluids in Linear Response

Prados Montaño, Antonio; Ruiz Pino, Natalia; linear response (MDPI, 2022)
We present a detailed analytical investigation of the optimal control of uniformly heated granular gases in the linear ...
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Strong nonexponential relaxation and memory effects in a fluid with nonlinear drag

Patrón Castro, Antonio; Sánchez-Rey, Bernardo; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2021)
We analyze the dynamical evolution of a fluid with nonlinear drag, for which binary collisions are elastic, described at ...
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Linear response in the uniformly heated granular gas

Sánchez-Rey, Bernardo; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2021)
We analyze the linear response properties of the uniformly heated granular gas. The intensity of the stochastic driving ...
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Optimizing the relaxation route with optimal control

Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2021)
We look into the minimization of the connection time between nonequilibrium steady states. As a prototypical example of ...
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Estudiando procesos de no equilibrio con modelos sencillos

Cortés Guillén, Guillermo; Prados Montaño, Antonio (2021)
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Taming the Time Evolution in Overdamped Systems: Shortcuts Elaborated from Fast-Forward and Time-Reversed Protocols

Plata Ramos, Carlos Alberto; Prados Montaño, Antonio; Trizac, Emmanuel; Guéry Odelin, David (American Physical Society, 2021)
Using a reverse-engineering approach on the time-distorted solution in a reference potential, we work out the external ...
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Finite-time adiabatic processes: Derivation and speed limit

Plata Ramos, Carlos Alberto; Guéry Odelin, David; Trizac, Emmanuel; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2020)
Obtaining adiabatic processes that connect equilibrium states in a given time represents a challenge for mesoscopic systems. ...
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Estudio mecánico-estadístico de las transiciones de fase: aplicación al fenómeno de "buckling" en grafeno

García Valladares, Gregorio; Prados Montaño, Antonio (2020)
En este trabajo, vamos a analizar la teoría de Landau para transiciones de fase de primer y segundo orden, para posteriormente ...
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On the emergence of large and complex memory effects in nonequilibrium fluids

Lasanta Becerra, Antonio; Vega Reyes, Francisco; Prados Montaño, Antonio; Santos, Andrés (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2019)
Control of cooling and heating processes is essential in many industrial and biological processes. In fact, the time ...
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Optimal work in a harmonic trap with bounded stiffness

Plata Ramos, Carlos Alberto; Guéry Odelin, David; Trizac, Emmanuel; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2019)
We apply Pontryagin’s principle to drive rapidly a trapped overdamped Brownian particle in contact with a thermal bath ...
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Derivation of a Langevin equation in a system with multiple scales: the case of negative temperatures

Baldovin, Marco; Vulpiani, Ángelo; Puglisi, Andrea; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2019)
We consider the problem of building a continuous stochastic model, i.e., a Langevin or Fokker-Planck equation, through a ...
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Large Mpemba-like effect in a gas of inelastic rough hard spheres

Torrente, Aurora; López Castaño, Miguel A.; Lasanta, Antonio; Vega Reyes, Francisco; Prados Montaño, Antonio; Santos, Andrés (American Physical Society, 2019)
We report the emergence of a giant Mpemba effect in the uniformly heated gas of inelastic rough hard spheres: The initially ...
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El formalismo de la integral de camino en mecánica cuántica y mecánica estadística

Mayorgas Reyes, Alberto; Prados Montaño, Antonio (2019)
En este trabajo, estudiamos la integral de camino en el contexto de la mecánica cuántica no relativista y de la mecánica ...
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From proteins to grains: a journey through simple models.

Plata Ramos, Carlos Alberto; Prados Montaño, Antonio (2018)
This thesis is about the study of complex systems through simple models. Our work evidences the relevance of this kind of ...
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De la ecuación de Boltzmann a Navier-Stokes

Gómez Calero, María José; Prados Montaño, Antonio; Plata Ramos, Carlos Alberto (2018)
En este trabajo estudiamos ciertos resultados básicos de la teoría cinética de los gases. En particular, deducimos la ...
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Relevance of the Speed and Direction of Pulling in Simple Modular Proteins

Plata Ramos, Carlos Alberto; Scholl, Zackary N.; Marszalek, Piotr E.; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Chemical Society, 2018)
A theoretical framework capable of predicting the first unit that unfolds in pulled modular proteins has been recently ...
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Hydrodynamics of granular particles on a line

Baldassarri, Andrea; Puglisi, Andrea; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2018)
We investigate a lattice model representing a granular gas in a thin channel. We deduce the hydrodynamic description for ...
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Modelling the Unfolding Pathway of Biomolecules: Theoretical Approach and Experimental Prospect

Plata Ramos, Carlos Alberto; Prados Montaño, Antonio (Springer, 2018)
We analyse the unfolding pathway of biomolecules comprising several independent modules in pulling experiments. In a ...
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Global stability and H theorem in lattice models with nonconservative interactions

Plata Ramos, Carlos Alberto; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2017)
In kinetic theory, a system is usually described by its one-particle distribution function f (r,v,t), such that f (r,v,t)drdv ...
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Kovacs-like memory effect in athermal systems: Linear response analysis

Plata Ramos, Carlos Alberto; Prados Montaño, Antonio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2017)
We analyze the emergence of Kovacs-like memory effects in athermal systems within the linear response regime. This is done ...
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When the Hotter Cools More Quickly: Mpemba Effect in Granular Fluids

Lasanta Becerra, Antonio; Vega Reyes, Francisco; Prados Montaño, Antonio; Santos Reyes, Andrés (American Physical Society, 2017)
Under certain conditions, two samples of fluid at different initial temperatures present a counterintuitive behavior known ...
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Introducción a las descripciones de Langevin y Fokker-Planck: Movimiento browniano

Martín Sierra, Francisco Javier; Prados Montaño, Antonio; Plata Ramos, Carlos Alberto (2017)
El movimiento browniano fue descubierto en 1827 por el botánico Robert Brown mientras realizaba el estudio de formas de ...
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Bifurcation analysis and phase diagram of a spin-string model with buckled states

Ruiz García, M.; Bonilla, L. L.; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2017)
We analyze a one-dimensional spin-string model, in which string oscillators are linearly coupled to their two nearest ...
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Statistics of the dissipated energy in driven diffusive systems

Prados Montaño, Antonio; Hurtado Fernández, Pablo Ignacio; Lasanta Becerra, Antonio (EDP Sciences, 2016)
Understanding the physics of non-equilibrium systems remains one of the major open questions in statistical physics. This ...
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STM-driven transition from rippled to buckled graphene in a spin-membrane model

Ruiz García, M.; López Bonilla, Luis; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2016)
We consider a simple spin-membrane model for rippling in graphene. The model exhibits transitions from a flat but rippled ...
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Fluctuating hydrodynamics and mesoscopic effects of spatial correlations in dissipative systems with conserved momentum

Lasanta Becerra, Antonio; Manacorda, A.; Prados Montaño, Antonio; Puglisi, A. (IOP Publishing Ltd., 2015)
We introduce a model described in terms of a scalar velocity field on a 1D lattice, evolving through collisions that ...
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Theory of force-extension curves for modular proteins and DNA hairpins

Bonilla, L. L.; Carpio, A.; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2015)
We study a model describing the force-extension curves of modular proteins, nucleic acids, and other biomolecules made out ...
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Protein unfolding and refolding as transitions through virtual states

López Bonilla, Luis; Carpio Rodríguez, Ana; Prados Montaño, Antonio (IOP Publishing Ltd., 2014)
Single-molecule atomic force spectroscopy probes elastic properties of titin, ubiquitin and other relevant proteins. We ...
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Kovacs-Like Memory Effect in Driven Granular Gases

Prados Montaño, Antonio; Trizac, E. (American Physical Society, 2014)
While memory effects have been reported for dense enough disordered systems such as glasses, we show here by a combination ...
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Memory effect in uniformly heated granular gases

Trizac, Emmanuel; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2014)
We evidence a Kovacs-like memory effect in a uniformly driven granular gas. A system of inelastic hard particles, in the ...
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Kovacs effect in the one-dimensional Ising model: A linear response analysis

Ruiz García, M.; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2014)
We analyze the so-called Kovacs effect in the one-dimensional Ising model with Glauber dynamics. We consider small enough ...
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Typical and rare fluctuations in nonlinear driven diffusive systems with dissipation

Hurtado Fernández, Pablo Ignacio; Lasanta Becerra, Antonio; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2013)
We consider fluctuations of the dissipated energy in nonlinear driven diffusive systems subject to bulk dissipation and ...
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Sawtooth patterns in force-extension curves of biomolecules: An equilibrium-statistical-mechanics theory

Prados Montaño, Antonio; Carpio, A.; Bonilla, L.L. (American Physical Society, 2013)
We analyze the force-extension curve for a general class of systems, which are described at the mesoscopic level by a free ...
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Nonlinear driven diffusive systems with dissipation: Fluctuating hydrodynamics

Prados Montaño, Antonio; Lasanta Becerra, Antonio; Hurtado, Pablo I. (American Physical Society, 2012)
We consider a general class of nonlinear diffusive models with bulk dissipation and boundary driving and derive its ...
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Spin-oscillator model for the unzipping of biomolecules by mechanical force

Prados Montaño, Antonio; Carpio, Ana; Bonilla, L.L. (American Physical Society, 2012)
A spin-oscillator system models unzipping of biomolecules (such as DNA, RNA, or proteins) subject to an external force. ...
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Ripples in a string coupled to Glauber spins

Bonilla, L.L.; Carpio, A.; Prados Montaño, Antonio; Rosales, R.R. (American Physical Society, 2012)
Each oscillator in a linear chain (a string) interacts with a local Ising spin in contact with a thermal bath. These spins ...
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Large fluctuations in driven dissipative media

Prados Montaño, Antonio; Lasanta Becerra, Antonio; Hurtado Fernández, Pablo Ignacio (American Physical Society, 2011)
We analyze the fluctuations of the dissipated energy in a simple and general model where dissipation, diffusion, and driving ...
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Scaling and aging in the homogeneous cooling state of a granular fluid of hard particles

Brey Abalo, José Javier; Prados Montaño, Antonio; García de Soria Lucena, María Isabel; Maynar Blanco, Pablo (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2007)
The presence of the aging phenomenon in the homogeneous cooling state (HCS) of a granular fluid composed of inelastic hard ...
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Dynamics and steady state of a vibrated granular binary mixture model

Prados Montaño, Antonio; Brey Abalo, José Javier (IOP Publishing Ltd., 2003)
A model for the dynamical evolution of a granular binary mixture is analyzed. This system is submitted to a tapping ...
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Effective dynamics and steady state of an Ising model submitted to tapping processes

Prados Montaño, Antonio; Brey Abalo, José Javier (American Physical Society, 2002)
A one-dimensional Ising model with nearest neighbor interactions is applied to study compaction processes in granular ...
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Memory effects in the relaxation of ising models

Brey Abalo, José Javier; Prados Montaño, Antonio (IOP Publishing Ltd., 2002)
It is analytically shown that the one-dimensional Ising model with Glauber dynamics exhibits short-time memory effects ...
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Closed model for granular compaction under weak tapping

Brey Abalo, José Javier; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2002)
A one-dimensional lattice model is formulated to study tapping dynamics and the long time steady distribution in granular ...
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Slow logarithmic relaxation in models with hierarchically constrained dynamics

Brey Abalo, José Javier; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2001)
A general kind of model with hierarchically constrained dynamics is shown to exhibit logarithmic anomalous relaxation ...
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Linear response of vibrated granular systems to sudden changes in the vibration intensity

Brey Abalo, José Javier; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 2001)
The short-term memory effects recently observed in vibration-induced compaction of granular materials are studied. It is ...
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Glasslike dynamical behavior in hierarchical models submitted to continuous cooling and heating processes

Prados Montaño, Antonio; Brey Abalo, José Javier (American Physical Society, 2001)
The dynamical behavior of a kind of models with hierarchically constrained dynamics is investigated. The models exhibit ...
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Hysteresis in vibrated granular media

Prados Montaño, Antonio; Brey Abalo, José Javier; Sánchez-Rey, Bernardo (Elsevier, 2000)
Some general dynamical properties of models for compaction of granular media based on master equations are analyzed. In ...
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Simple model with facilitated dynamics for granular compaction

Brey Abalo, José Javier; Prados Montaño, Antonio; Sánchez-Rey, Bernardo (American Physical Society, 1999)
A simple lattice model is used to study compaction in granular media. As in real experiments, we consider a series of taps ...
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Aging in the one-dimensional Ising model with Glauber dynamics

Prados Montaño, Antonio; Brey Abalo, José Javier; Sánchez-Rey, Bernardo (IOP Publishing Ltd., 1997)
We study the zero-temperature limit of the one-dimensional Ising model with nearest-neighbor interactions and Glauber ...
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Fenómenos dinámicos en modelos sencillos controlados por barreras entrópicas

Sánchez-Rey, Bernardo; Brey Abalo, José Javier; Prados Montaño, Antonio (1997)
La organización de esta Memoria es la siguiente. En el Capítulo 2 presentamos una revisión somera de las principales ...
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Glassy behavior in a simple model with entropy barriers

Prados Montaño, Antonio; Brey Abalo, José Javier; Sánchez-Rey, Bernardo (American Physical Society, 1997)
We study the dynamical behavior of a system with a variable number of particles n. The empty state n=0 is the ground state, ...
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Low-temperature relaxation in the one-dimensional Ising model

Brey Abalo, José Javier; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 1996)
The decay of the spin-spin time correlation functions in a one-dimensional Ising model with Glauber dynamics is studied. ...
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Dynamical behavior of a one-dimensional Ising model submitted to continuous heating and cooling processes

Brey Abalo, José Javier; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Institute of Physics Publising LLC, 1994)
The evolution of a one-dimensional Ising model with Glauber dynamics and an extrinsic energy barrier, submitted to continuous ...
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Fenómenos dinámicos en modelos sencillos que muestran comportamiento vítreo

Prados Montaño, Antonio; Brey Abalo, José Javier (1993)
La pregunta ¿qué es un vidrio? No tiene una respuesta sencilla. En los experimentos reales se observa que cuando se disminuye ...
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Normal solutions for master-equations with time-dependent transition rates - application to heating processes

Brey Abalo, José Javier; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Physical Society, 1993)
The long-time limit of the solutions of a master equation with time-dependent transition rates is analyzed, and the existence ...
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Residual properties of a two-level system

Brey Abalo, José Javier; Prados Montaño, Antonio (American Institute of Physics Publising LLC, 1991)
The residual properties, after cooling from a high temperature to T=0 K, of a system of identical and independent two-level ...