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The Erwin Schroedinger Institute for Mathematical Physics

Primoz Ziherl (U of Ljubljana): Soft matter physics

Advanced Graduate Lecture Course (VO 260129)

Consisting of a seminar of 2 hours and a problem session  of 1 hour per week: 

Monday  10:30 - 12:00, and 12:15 - 13:00  

Start date: March 2, 2015. Note there will be no activities March 30 - April 12, and May 23 - 26, 2015.    

Preliminary outline of the course

The one-semester course in theoretical physics of soft condensed matter physics aims to provide a broad review the phenomena and the concepts characteristic of soft matter, covering selected topics in the theory of liquid state, liquid crystals, polymers, colloids, and amphiphile assemblies. The course builds on the equilibrium thermodynamics and statistical mechanics as well as on classical elasticity. The theoretical topics introduced are illustrated by problems discussed in the tutorials, giving the students some hands-on experience.

Flyer (pdf) 

At a glance

Type: SRF course
When: Mar 01, 2015 to
Jun 30, 2015
Where: ESI, Schrödinger Lecture Hall
Organizers: Piotr T. Chruściel, Christoph Dellago and Joachim Schwermer (ESI, U of Vienna)
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