Nonequilibrium Statistical Physics - Material for the year 2019-2020

2019-2020
External Lecturer(s): 
Prof. Ramin Golestanian
Course Term: 
Hilary
Course Weight: 
1.00 unit(s)

Assessment type:

Course Overview: 

16 lectures.
Areas: CMT, Astro, foundational course
Sequel: Topics in Soft & Active Matter Physics (TT).
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Course Synopsis: 

Stochastic Langevin dynamics. Brownian motion. Nonequilibrium kinetics. Master equation. Fokker-Planck equation. Kramers rate theory and mean first-passage time. Brownian ratchets. Multiplicative noise. Path integral formulation and Martin-Siggia-Rose method. Fluctuation theorems.