Nonequilibrium Statistical Physics - Material for the year 2020-2021

We have updated our Undergraduate exams guidance in preparation for the Trinity Term examinations.

Please see our new webpages dedicated to TT exams.

2020-2021
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).
Homework deadlines:
Week 5, Tuesday 2pm
Week 8, Tuesday 2pm.
Link to submit your homework to TA Saeed Mahdisoltani: https://cloud.maths.ox.ac.uk/index.php/s/BLHxpaLqyBoAZes

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.