past lectures

Advanced Statistical Physics II (Winter 2016/17)

Prof. Dr. Roland Netz

Time: Mon. 10:00-12:00 (lecture)
Wed. 10:00-12:00 (lecture)
Tues. 14:00-16:00 (exercise)
Fri. 14:00-16:00 (exercise)
Audience: students who have attended the course Advanced Statistical Physics I

skript (uncorrected!)

- non-equilibrium thermodynamics (Entropy production, Onsager relations)

- causality and fluctuations

- stochastic processes (Markov processes, Master equation, Langevin and Fokker-Planck equation)
- kinetic theory
- phase transitions (Landau theory, Gaussian fluctuations, correlation functions, renormalization theory)
- theory of liquids
- hydrodynamics and elasticity theory
  • de Groot and Mazur, Non-equilibrium thermodynamics
  • Risken, The Fokker-Planck Equation
  • van Kampen, Stochastic processes in physics and chemistry
  • Zwanzig, Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics



Seminar: Advanced Statistical Physics of Biological and Soft-Matter Systems

Time:        Wed. 16:00-18:00

Room:      seminar room T3 (room 1.3.48, Arnimallee 14)

Participation of M.Sc. students with a background in statistical physics is encouraged.

Seminar: Modern Topics in Theoretical Biological and Soft-Matter Physics

Time:        Thu. 16:00-18:00

Room:      seminar room T2 (room 1.4.03, Arnimallee 14)

Research seminar on recent topics in Theoretical Biological and Soft-Matter Physics, presented by international and national guests as well as group members. )