Joaquim Fort
Departament de Física
Building (edifici) P2, 2nd floor, office 216, phone 34 972 41 89 43, joaquim.fort(AT)udg.edu
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SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS      Citations        Divulgació        Currículum abreujat
121. Comas B, Fort J, Lancelotti C, Ruiz J, Madella M Assessing the origin and spread of the Neolithic in South Asia Submitted (2018)
120. Isern N, Fort J, Isern N Assessing the importance of cultural diffusion in the Bantu spread into southeastern Africa Submitted (2018)
119. Cobo J M, Fort J, Isern N The spread of rice in eastern and southeastern Asia was mainly demic Submitted (2018)
118. Fort J, Pareta M M, Sorensen L Estimating the relative importance of demic and cultural diffusion in the spread of the Neolithic in Scandinavia
    J R S Interface 15, 20180597, 1-11 (2018)     Supp Info     Database

117. Fort J In memoriam. Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza (1922-2018) Human Biology 60, 5-11 (2018)
116. Fort J Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza: simbiosis de ciencia y humanidades Investigación y Ciencia 505, 12-13 (Octubre 2018)
115. Pérez-Losada J, Fort J A serial founder effect model of phonemic diversity based on phonemic loss in low-density populations
    PLoS One 13, e0198346, 1-22 (2018)     Supp Info: S1 Text   S1 Database   S1 Software  S2 Software

114. Fort J The Neolithic transition: diffusion of people or diffusion of culture?
    in Diffusive spreading in nature, technology and society, ed. A Bunde, J Caro, J Kärger, G Vogl (Springer, Berlin, 2018), pp. 313-331

113. Isern N, Fort J, de Rioja V L The ancient cline of haplogroup K implies that the Neolithic transition in Europe was mainly demic Sci Rep 7, 11229 (2017)
    Supp Texts   Supp Data   Program S1  Program S2  Program S3  Program S4  Program S5
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112. Isern N, Zilhao J, Fort J, Ammerman A J Modeling the role of voyaging in the coastal spread of the early Neolithic in the West Mediterranean PNAS 114, 897–902 (2017)
    Database     Program files      Featured by News Network Archaeology, Colgate University, El Temps, Diari de Girona, Univ de Barcelona, Univ de Girona
111. Fort J, Pérez-Losada J Can a linguistic serial founder effect originating in Africa explain the worldwide phonemic cline? J R Soc Interface 13, 20160185, 1-9 (2016)
    Supp Info: data, text

110. de Rioja V L, Isern N, Fort J A mathematical approach to virus therapy of glioblastomas Biology Direct 11, 1-12 (2016)
109. Isern N, Fort J Modelling cultural shift: application to processes of language displacement in Simulating prehistoric and ancient worlds, ed. J A Barceló and F del Castillo (Springer, Berlin, 2016), chapter 7, pp. 219-232
108. Fort J, Isern N, Jerardino A, Rondelli B Population spread and cultural transmission in Neolithic transitions in Simulating prehistoric and ancient worlds, ed. J A Barceló and F del Castillo (Springer, 2016), chapter 5, pp. 189-197
107. Fort J, Crema E, Madella M Modeling demic and cultural diffusion: an introduction Human Biology 87 (3), 141-149 (2015)
106. Fort J Modelos matemáticos de la transición neolítica Investigación y Ciencia 466, 58-65 (Julio 2015)
105. Fort J Demic and cultural diffusion propagated the Neolithic transition across different regions of Europe J R Soc Interface 12, 20150166, 1-8 (2015)     Supp Info          Featured by Investigación y Ciencia (SciLogs)
104. de Rioja V L, Fort J, Isern N Front propagation speeds of T7 virus mutants J Theor Biol 385, 112-118 (2015)
103. Jerardino A, Fort J, Isern N, Rondelli B Cultural diffusion was the main driving mechanism of the Neolithic transition in southern Africa PLoS ONE 9, e113672, 1-19 (2014)
102. Amor D R, Fort J Cohabitation reaction-diffusion model for virus focal infections Physica A 416, 611–619 (2014)
101. Isern N, Fort J, Carvalho AF, Gibaja JF, Ibañez JJ The Neolithic transition in the Iberian Peninsula: data analysis and modelling J Arch Method & Theory 21, 447-460 (2014)  Supp Info
100. Isern N, Fort J Language extinction and linguistic fronts J Roy Soc Interface 11, 20140028, 1-9 (2014)
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99. Amor D R, Fort J Lag-driven motion in front propagation Physica A 392, 4946-4955 (2013)
98. Fort J, Solé R V Accelerated tumor invasion under non-isotropic cell dispersal in glioblastomas New J Phys 15, 055001, 1-10 (2013)     Supp Info
97. Fort J, Pérez-Losada J, Suñol JJ Electric fire hazards at home and in the classroom Phys Educ 48, 558-560 (2013)
96. Fort J Synthesis between demic and cultural diffusion in the Neolithic transition in Europe PNAS 109, 18669-18673 (2012)     Supp Info
95. Fort J, Pérez-Losada J Front speed of language replacement Human Biology 84, 755–772 (2012)
94. Isern N, Fort J, vander Linden M Space competition and time delays in human range expansions. Application to the Neolithic transition PLoS ONE 7, e51106, 1-9 (2012)
     Supp Info: Table S1    Fig S1    Fig S2    Fig S3

93. Isern N, Fort J Modelling the effect of mesolithic populations on the slowdown of the Neolithic transition J Arch Sci 39, 3671-3676 (2012)
92. Fort J, Pujol T, Vander Linden M Modelling the Neolithic transition in the Near East and Europe American Antiquity 77, 203-220 (2012)
     Supp Data 1, Supp Data 2 Fortran programs and data files: 1234567891011.
91. Amor D R, Fort J Effects of punishment in a mobile population playing the prisoner's dilemma game Phys Rev E 84, 066115, 1-10 (2011)
90. Isern N, Fort J Cohabitation effect on the slowdown of the Neolithic expansion Europhys Lett 96, 58002, 1-5 (2011)     Supp Data
89. Fort J Vertical cultural transmission effects on demic front propagation: Theory and application to the Neolithic transition in Europe Phys Rev E 83, 056124, 1-10 (2011)
88. Pérez-Losada J, Fort J Spatial dimensions increase the effect of cultural drift J Arch Sci 38, 1294-1299 (2011)     Supp Info
87. Isern N, Fort J Anisotropic dispersion, space competition and the slowdown of the Neolithic transition New J Phys 12, 123002, 1-9 (2010)
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86. Pérez-Losada J, Fort J Age-dependent mortality, fecundity and mobility effects on front speeds: theory and application to the Neolithic transition J Stat Mechs: Theor & Exp 2010, P11006, 1-13 (2010)
85. Amor D R, Fort J Virus infection speeds: theory versus experiment Phys Rev E 82, 061905, 1-9 (2010)
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84. Amor D R, Fort J Fronts from two-dimensional dispersal kernels: beyond the non-overlapping generations model Phys Rev E 80, 051918, 1-9 (2009)
83. Isern N, Fort J Time-delayed reaction-diffusion fronts Phys Rev E 80, 057103, 1-4 (2009)
82. Pujol T, Fort J, Montoro L, Suñol J J Generalized analytical expressions for the burning velocity in a combustion model with non-constant transport coefficients and several specific heats Physica A 388, 4959-4972 (2009)
81. Fort J Mathematical models of the Neolithic transition: a review for non-mathematicians British Arch. Rep. Int. S1964, 211-216 (2009)
80. Isern N, Fort J, Pérez-Losada J Realistic dispersion kernels applied to cohabitation reaction-dispersion equations J Stat Mechs: Theor & Exp 2008, P10012, 1-17 (2008)
79. Fort J, Pujol T Progress in front propagation research Rep Prog Phys 71, 086001, 1-41 (2008)
78. Fort J, Pérez-Losada J, Suñol JJ, Escoda L, Massaneda JM Integro-difference equations for interacting species and the Neolithic transition New J Phys 10, 43045, 1-18 (2008)
77. Pujol T, Fort J, González J R, Montoro L, Pelegrí M Bounds for the speed of combustion flames: the effect of mass diffusion Physica A 387, 1987-1998 (2008)
76. Suñol JJ, Fort J Materials developed by mechanical alloying and melt spinning Int Rev Phys 2, 31-35 (2008)
75. Suñol JJ, Escoda L, Fort J, Pérez-Losada J, Pujol T Structural and magnetic properties of a nanocrystalline FeNbSiB alloy produced by mechanical alloying Mat Lett 62, 1673-1676 (2008)
74. Fort J, Pujol T Time-delayed fronts from biased random walks New J Phys 9, 234, 1-14 (2007)
73. Fort J, Pérez-Losada J, Isern N Fronts from integro-difference equations and persistence effects on the Neolithic transition Phys Rev E 76, 031913, 1-10 (2007)
72. Fort J Fronts from complex two-dimensional dispersal kernels: theory and application to Reid's paradox J Appl Phys 101, 094701, 1-7 (2007)
71. Ortega-Cejas V, Fort J, Méndez V Time-delayed predator–prey and competition wavefronts. Theory and comparison to experimental observations Physica A 366, 299-307 (2006)
70. Fort J, Pérez-Losada J, Ubeda E, García F J Fronts with continuous waiting-time distributions: theory and application to virus infections Phys Rev E 73, 021907, 1-8 (2006)
69. Campos D, Fort J, Méndez V Transport on fractal river networks: Application to migration fronts Theor Popul Biol 69, 88-93 (2006)
68. Jana D, Fort J On Mott conductivity exponents of pseudo-gap amorphous systs in Frontiers in Cond Matt Phys Res ed. J.V. Chang, Nova Sci. Publs, N.Y., pp. 111-128 (2006)
67. Pinhasi R, Fort J, Ammerman AJ Tracing the origin and spread of agriculture in Europe PLoS Biology 3, e410, 2220-2228 (2005)
     Supp Info: Protocol S1      Table S1      Table S2      Text S1      Text S2      Text S3
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66. Fort J Energy conservation can predict intervals of time Phys. Educ. 40, 321-322 (2005) La conservación de la energía puede predecir inter. de tiempo
65. Pujol T, Fort J, Méndez V Consequences of inter-specific competition among multiple adaptive species in Daisyworld Theor. & Appl. Climatol. 81, 137-147 (2005)
64. Ortega-Cejas V, Fort J Mendez V Role of the delay time in the modelling of biological range expansions Ecology 85, 258-264 (2004)
63. Fort J, Pujol T, Cavalli-Sforza LL Palaeolithic populations and waves of advance Cambridge Archaeol. J. 14, 53-61 (2004)
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62. Fort J , Jana D, Humet J M Multidelayed random walks: theory and application to the neolithic transition in Europe Phys. Rev. E 70, 031913, 1-6 (2004)
61. Fort J , Campos D, González J R, Velayos J Bounds for the propagation speed of combustion flames J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 37, 7185-7198 (2004)
60. Campos D, Llebot J E, Fort J Reaction-Diffusion pulses: a combustion model J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 37, 6609-6621 (2004)
59. Campos D, Fort J, Mendez V Propagation through fractal media: the Sierpinski Gasket and the Koch curve Europhys. Lett. 68, 769-775 (2004)
58. Mendez V, Campos D, Fort J Speed of travelling fronts: two-dimensional and ballistic dispersal probability distributions Europhys. Lett. 66, 902-908 (2004)
57. Roura P, Fort J Local thermodynamic derivation of Young's equation J. Colloid. Interface Sci. 272, 420-409 (2004)
56. Ortega-Cejas V, Fort J, Méndez V, Campos D Approximate solution to the speed of spreading viruses Phys. Rev. E 69, 031909, 1-4 (2004)
55. Mendez V, Campos D, Fort J Dynamical features of reaction-diffusion fronts in fractals Phys. Rev. E 69, 016613, 1-7 (2004)
54. Campos D, Méndez V, Fort J Description of diffusive and propagative behaviour on fractals Phys. Rev. E 69, 031115, 1-5 (2004) UAB divulg@ Sept 2004
53. Jana D, Fort J A simple scaling approach to Mott conductivity Physica B 344, 62-65 (2004)
52. Méndez V, Fort J, Rotstein H, Fedotov S Speed of reaction-diffusion fronts in spatially heterogeneous media Phys. Rev. E 68, 041105, 1-11 (2003)
51. Méndez V, Fort J, Pujol T The speed of reaction-diffusion wavefronts in nonsteady media J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 36, 3983-3993 (2003)
50. Méndez V, Fort J, Pujol T Effect of initial conditions on the speed of reaction-diffusion fronts Phys. Rev. E 67, 016213, 1-6 (2003)
49. Fort J Population expansion in the western Pacific (Austronesia): a wave of advance model  Antiquity 77, (number 297) 520-530 (Sept. 2003)
48. Campos D, Fort J, Llebot J E Reaction-diffusion wavefronts: Multi-generation biological species under climate change Phys. Rev. E 66, 062901, 1-4 (2002)
47. Fort J, Méndez V Time-delayed spread of viruses in growing plaques Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 178101, 1-4 (2002) 
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46. Fort J Journals' online access costs are a shared burden Phys. Today, June, p.10 (2002)
45. Pujol T, Fort J The effect of atmospheric absorption of sunlight on the runaway greenhouse point J. Geophys. Res. D 107, 4566, 1-7 (2002)
44. Fort J, Méndez V Wavefronts in time-delayed systems. Theory and comparison to experiment Rep. Progr. Phys. 65, 895-954 (2002)
43. Cukrowski A S, Fort J, Fritzsche S Simple models for nonequilibrium effects in bimolecular chemical reactions Acta Phys. Polon. B 33, 1085-1102 (2002)
42. Pujol T, Fort J States of maximum entropy production in a one-dimensional vertical model with convective adjustment Tellus 54A, 363-369 (2002)
41. Mendez V, Pujol T, Fort J Dispersal probability distributions and the wavefront speed problem Phys. Rev. E 65, 041109, 1-6 (2002)
40. Farjas J, Das D, Fort J, Roura P Calorimetry of hydrogen desorption from a-Si nanoparticles Phys. Rev. B 65, 115403, 1-5 (2002) Erratum
39. Fort J, Méndez V On approximate solutions to the wavefront speed problem J. Stat. Phys. 107, 805-820 (2002)
38. Roura P, Fort J Comment on “Effects of the surface roughness on sliding angles of water droplets on superhydrophobic surfaces” Langmuir 18, 566-569 (2002)
37. Fort J A comment on amplification and spread of viruses in a growing plaque J. Theor. Biol. 214, 515-518 (2002)
36. Vasconcellos A R, Fort J, Jou D, Luzzi R Thermodynamics of nonequilibrium radiation (II). Irreversible evolution and experimental setup Physica A 300, 403-416 (2001)
35. Vasconcellos A R, Fort J, Jou D, Luzzi R Thermodynamics of nonequilibrium radiation (I). General theory Physica A 300, 386-402 (2001)
34. Cukrowski A S, Fritzsche S, Fort J Nonequilibrium effects on the rate of bimoleular chemical reaction in a dilute gas Chem. Phys. Lett. 341, 585-593 (2001)
33. Méndez V, Fort J Speed of reaction-transport processes Phys. Rev. E 64, 011105, 1-4 (2001)
32. Roura P, Fort J Equilibrium of drops on inclined hydrophilic surfaces Phys. Rev. E 64, 011601, 1-5 (2001)
31. Fort J, Pujol T, Cukrowski A S Several-temperature systems: extended irreversible thermodynamics and thermal wavefront propagation J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 33, 6953-6973 (2000)
30. Méndez V, Fort J Dynamical evolution of discrete epidemic models Physica A 284, 309-317 (2000)
29. Roura P, Fort J, Saurina J How long does it take to boil an egg? A simple approach to the energy transfer equation Eur. J. Phys. 21, 95-100 (2000)
28. Méndez V, Fort J Irreversible thermodynamics of Poisson processes with reaction Phys. Rev. E 60, 6168-6171 (1999)
27. Méndez V, Fort J, Farjas J Speed of wavefront solutions to hyperbolic reaction-diffusion equations Phys. Rev. E 60, 5231-5243 (1999)
26. Fort J, Méndez V Reaction-diffusion waves of advance in the transition to agricultural economics Phys. Rev. E 60, 5894-5901 (1999)
25. Fort J, Méndez V Time-delayed theory of the Neolithic transition in Europe Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 867-870 (1999)

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24. Fort J, Roura P A comparison between information-theoretic and phenomenological descriptions of nonequilibrium radiation J. Stat. Phys. 97, 941-955 (1999)
23. Fort J, Jou D, Llebot J E Temperature and measurement: comparison between two models of nonequilibrium radiation Physica A 269, 439-454 (1999)
22. Fort J, González J A, Llebot J E, Saurina J Information Theory and blackbody radiation Contemporary Physics 40, 57-70 (1999)
21. Fort J On the nonequilibrium generalization of the Wien displacement Phys. Lett. A 253, 266-272 (1999)
20. Fort J, Llebot J E, Pujol T Extended Thermodynamics of heat transport and energy equilibration in radiative systems J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 32, 3095-3104 (1999)
19. Fort J Predictions from informational-theoretical models of nonequilibrium radiation Phys. Rev. E 59, 3710-3713 (1999)
18. Fort J, Casas-Vázquez J, Méndez V Extended Irreversible Thermodynamics of chemically-reacting systems J. Phys. Chem. B 103, 861-867 (1999)
17. Pujol T, Llebot J E, Fort J Greenhouse gases and climatic states of minimum entropy production J. Geophys. Res. D 104, 24257-24263 (1999)
16. Sancho P, Llebot J E, Fort J Information-statistical extended thermodynamics and turbulent-induced heat flux inhibition Open Systs. & Info. Dyn. 6, 415-426 (1999)
15. Roura P, Costa J, López-de-Miguel M, Garrido B, Fort J, Morante J R, Bertran E Blackbody emission from nanostructured materials J. Lumin. 80, 519-522 (1999)
   Also cited in Sci Cit Index as: Blackbody..., in Light emission from Silicon: Progress towards Si-based optoelectronics (Elsevier), Eur. Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 77
14. Costa J, Fort J, Roura P, Viera G, Bertrán E, Froyen L Microstructural study of mechanically allowyed aluminium with nanometer size Silicon Carbide powder
   in Metal Matrix Composites, Proc. 1998 Powder Metallurgy World Congress, Granada (Spain), vol. 5, 110-115 (1998).    ISBN: 1-899072-09-8.
13. Costa J, Fort J , Suñol J J, Roura P, Viera G, Bertran E   Thermal desorption of H in Si and SiC nanoparticles grown by PECVP,
   in Hydrogen in semiconductors and metals (MRS, Warrendale, USA) Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 513, 427-432 (1998) 1   2   3   4   5   6  
12. Fort J, Jou D, Llebot J E Measurable temperatures in nonequilibrium radiative systems Physica A 248, 97-110 (1998) Erratum
11. Fort J, Llebot J E, Saurina J, Suñol J J A counterintuitive toy: the bird that never falls down Phys. Educ. 33, 98-101 (1998)
10. Fort J, Cukrowski A S Application of information statistical theory to the description of the effect of heat conduction on the chemical reaction rate in gases Acta Phys. Polon. B 29,1633-1646 (1998)
9. Fort J, Llebot J E Information-theoretical derivation of an extended thermodynamical description of radiative systems J. Math. Phys. 39, 345-354 (1998)
8. Cukrowski A S, Fort J, Fritzsche S Thermodynamic description of translational energy relaxation in binary mixtures of dilute gases Polish J. Chem. 71, 1718-1724 (1997)
7. Fort J, González J A,  Llebot J E Information-theoretical derivation of an extension of the Wien displacement law Phys. Lett. A 236, 193-200 (1997)
6. Fort J, Cukrowski A S The effect of the heat flux on chemical reactions in dilute gases Chem. Phys. 222, 59-69 (1997)
5. Fort J Information-theoretical approach to radiative transfer Physica A 243, 275-303 (1997)
4. Fort J, Llebot J E Radiative transfer in the framework of Extended Irreverible Thermodynamics J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 29, 3427-3436 (1996)
3. Fort J, Poch J, Roget E Hydrodynamics of shallow lakes subject to wind: gyres and geometry J. Appl. Math. Mech. (ZAMM) 76, 147-148 (1996)
2. Fort J, Llebot J E Behaviour of entropy in relaxational hydrodynamics Phys. Lett. A 205, 281-286 (1995)
1. Fort J, Vachaspati T Do global string loops collapse to form black holes? Phys. Lett. B 311, 41-46 (1993)

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