Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences
PhD Course on

Basics of Soft Condensed Matter
Ali Naji
School of Nano Science, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM)
Start date: Tuesday, 20 February 2022 (02 Esfand 1400)

This is a Ph.D. level course that covers essential topics of soft matter physics, including polymeric and colloidal solutions, elastic soft matter, surfaces and surfactants, liquid crystals, thermal fluctuations and Brownian motion, and flow of soft matter. We closely follow the textbook authored by M. Doi as referenced below. A comprehensive knowledge of thermodynamics and elementary statistical physics will be necessary as prerequisites to this course.

Textbook: Masao Doi, Soft Matter Physics (Oxford University Press, 2013)

Weekly schedule: Sunday/Tuesday, 10:30 - 12:00



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