Soft Matter Physics - Material for the year 2019-2020

2019-2020
External Lecturer(s): 
Prof. Julia Yeomans, Prof. Ard Louis
Course Term: 
Michaelmas
Hilary
Course Weight: 
1.00 unit(s)

Assessment type:

Course Overview: 

16 lectures (8 MT, 8 HT).
Areas: CMT, Astro.
Sequel: Topics in Soft and Active Matter Physics (TT).
Please use this page to submit your homework for the Soft Matter Physics classes via the assignments tab.
Visiting and Short Option Students Only: Please e-mail your work to your TA/Tutor by the required deadline, copying in mmathphys@maths.ox.ac.uk
The first problem sheet will be distributed in lectures, and the second problem sheet will be e-mailed to you.

Course Synopsis: 

Phase ordering. Liquid Crystals and topological defects. Introduction to active matter. Polymers:statics and dynamics. Self-assembly.