Sergei A. Egorov (Virginia U): Classical Density Functional Theory with applications to colloid/polymer systems in the bulk and under confinement

Lecture Course (260060 VO): 
May 11 - June 22, 2022
Time: 9:45 - 11:15
Start: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
End: Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Content of the lecture course

Week 1: Fundamentals of Classical Density Functional Theory.
Week 2: Simple Applications: Hard Spheres, Fundamental Measure Theory, Asakura-Oosawa model of Colloid-Polymer Mixtures.
Week 3: Beyond Hard Spheres: Classical Density Functional Theory of Polymeric Molecules at a Monomer-resolved Level.
Week 4: Beyond Hard Spheres: Classical Density Functional Theory of Liquid Crystals, Isotropic-Nematic Transition.
Week 5: Dynamics: Langevin, Fokker-Planck, and Smoluchowski Equations.
Week 6: Dynamics: Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory and Mode-Coupling Theory.
Week 7: Advanced Topics: Crystallization and Freezing.

Aim of the course:

Understanding of the principles and the practical aspects of Density Functional Theory for inhomogeneous simple and complex fluids as well as its applications on problems such as wetting and confined fluids.

Lecture Course Announcement (pdf)

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May 11, 2022
09:45 — 11:15
Sergei A. Egorov (Virginia U)

Fundamentals of Classical Density Functional Theory.

May 18, 2022
09:45 — 11:15
Sergei A. Egorov (Virginia U)

Simple Applications: Hard Spheres, Fundamental Measure Theory, Asakura-Oosawa model of Colloid-Polymer Mixtures.

May 25, 2022
09:45 — 11:15
Sergei A. Egorov (Virginia U)

Beyond Hard Spheres: Classical Density Functional Theory of Polymeric Molecules at a Monomer-resolved Level.

June 1, 2022
09:45 — 11:15
Sergei A. Egorov (Virginia U)

Beyond Hard Spheres: Classical Density Functional Theory of Liquid Crystals, Isotropic-Nematic Transition.

June 8, 2022
09:45 — 11:15
Sergei A. Egorov (Virginia U)

Dynamics: Langevin, Fokker-Planck, and Smoluchowski Equations.

June 15, 2022
09:45 — 11:15
Sergei A. Egorov (Virginia U)

Dynamics: Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory and Mode-Coupling Theory.

June 22, 2022
09:45 — 11:15
Sergei A. Egorov (Virginia U)

Advanced Topics: Crystallization and Freezing.

Attendees

Name Affiliation
Beatrix Wolf University of Vienna
At a glance
Type:
SRF Course
When:
May 1, 2022 — July 31, 2022
Where:
ESI Schrödinger Lecture Hall