Soft Matter Physics - Material for the year 2020-2021

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External Lecturer(s): 
Prof. Ard Louis
Course Term: 
Course Weight: 
1.00 unit(s)

Assessment type:

Course Overview: 

8 Lectures.
Areas: CMT, Astro.
Sequel: Topics in Soft and Active Matter Physics (TT).
There will be one homework deadline, which is 10 am (UK time) Friday, 19th March 2021 (week 9).
Please submit your homework to your TA Mehrana Raesian Nejad via this link:

Course Synopsis: 

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