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Leopoldo García-Colin

Leopoldo García-Colin Scherer, Mexican physicist (Ciudad de Mexico 27 November 1930 – Ciudad de Mexico 08 October 2012)

From German descent

Authored 237 papers and 17 books on chemical physics and statistical physics


With A.L. Garcia-Perciante & A. Sandoval-Villalbazo. Benedicks effect in a relativistic simple fluid. J. Non-Equil. Thermodyn. 38:141, 2013  

With A.L. Garcia-Perciante  & A. Sandoval-Villalbazo. On the nature of the so-called generic instabilities in dissipative relativistic hydrodynamics. Gen. Relat. Grav. 41(7):1645-54,

With A. Sandoval-Villalbazo & A.L. García-Perciante. Relativistic transport theory for simple fluids to first order in the gradients. Physica A. Stat. Mech. Appl. (2008)

With E. Hernandez-Lemus. Non-equilibrium critical behavior: an extended irreversible thermodynamics approach. J. Non-Equil. Thermodyn. 31(4):397-417, 2006  

With A. Sandoval-Villalbazo. Jeans instability in the linearized Burnett regime. Physica A 347:375, 2005

With P. Goldstein. On the validity of Onsager’s relation in an inert dilute gas mixture. J. Non-Equil. Thermodyn. (2005)

With A. Sandoval-Villalbazo. Hydrodynamic time correlate functions in the presence of a gravitational field. Physica A 237:213, 2003

With O. Resendis-Antonio & H. Larralde. A statistical model of DNA denaturation. Physica A 318:435, 2002

With A. Sandoval-Villalbazo. On the gravitational instability of a dissipative medium. Class. Quant. Gravity 19(8): 2171-6, 2002

With F.J. Uribe, R.M. Velasco & E. Díaz Herrera. Shock wave profiles in the Burnett approximation. Phys. Review E 62:6648, 2000

With F.J. Uribe & R.M. Velasco. Bobylev’s instability. Phys. Review E 62:5835, 2000

With A. Sandoval-Villalbazo. On the cosmological implications of irreversible thermodynamics. J. Gen. Relat. Grav. 31:781, 1999

Remarks on the glass transition. Rev. Mex. Fisica 45, 1999

With F.J. Uribe & R.M. Velasco. Burnett description of Strong shock waves. Phys. Rev. Lett. 81:2044, 1998

With S. Godoy. Nonvalidity of the telegrapher’s diffusion equation in two and three dimensions for crystalline solids. Physics Review E 55(3):2127-31, 1997

With J. Galvão Ramos & A.R. Vasconcellos. A thermo-hydrodynamics theory based on informational statistical thermodynamics. Braz. J. Physics 27(4):585-604, 1997

With A. Sandoval-Villalbazo. Relativistic Navier-Stokes equations in the Meixner-Prigogine scheme. Physica A 240:480, 1997

With S. Godoy. From the quantum random walk to classical mesoscopic diffusion in crystalline solids. Phys. Rev. E 53:5779, 1996

With M.A. Olivares-Robles. On different derivations of telegrapher’s type kinetic equations. J. Non-Equil. Thermodyn. 21:361-79, 1996

With P. Goldstein. Transport processes in a viscoelastic binary mixture. J. Non-Equil. Thermodyn. 19:170-83, 1994

With R.M. Velasco. Viscoheat coupling in a binasry mixture. J. Phys. A Math. Gen. 24(5), 1991

With F.J. Uribe. Extended irreversible thermodynamics beyond the linear regime. A critical overview. J. Non-Equil. Thermodyn. 16:89-128, 1991

Extended non-equilibrium thermodynamics: scope and limitations. Rev. Mex. Fisica 34:344, 1988

With R.F. Rodríguez. On the relationship between extended thermodynamism and the wave approach to thermodynamics. J. Non-Equil. Thermodyn.13:81-94, 1988

With M. López de Haro. The Burnett equations in extended irreversible thermodynamics. J. Non-Equil. Thermodyn. 7:95, 1982

With S.M.T. de la Selva. The bulk viscosity and the chemical relaxation measurements within the context of thermodynamics (1980)

With J. Peretti. Evaluation de la function de distribution binaire d’un gaz quantique imparfait. Methode Générale. Compt. Rendus 248:1625, 1959

With R.F. Rodríguez, M. López de Haro, J. Casas-Vazquez & D. Jon. On the foundations of extended irreversible thermodynamics. J. Stat. Phys. 37:465-84,

With A.L. Garcia-Perciante & A. Sandoval-Villalbazo. Rayleigh-Brillouin spectrum in special relativistic hydrodynamics


World champion of Jai Alai (1950)

Physics Prize, University of Maryland (1956-7)

Visiting Profesor, J.D. Van der Waals Chair, Amsterdam University (1976)