Soft Matter Physics, WS 2023/24

Lecture, Seminar and Exercise Dates

Lectures Seminar and Exercises
Prof. Dr. Frank Cichos
Wednesday: 13:15–14:45, SR 224
Thursday: 09:15–10:45, SR 224
Seminar:  Diptabrata Paul, PhD
Tuesday, 13:15–14:45, SR 221

Exercise: Dr. Markus Anton
Tuesday, 09:15–10:45, SR 221

Important Information


  • Jacob N. Israelachvili: Intermolecular and Surface Forces: With Applications to Colloidal and Biological Systems (Academic Press) [amazon]
  • M. Doi and S.F. Edwards: The Theory of Polymer Dynamics (Oxford Academic Press) [amazon]
  • P.G. de Gennes and J. Prost: The Physics of Liquid Crystals (Oxford Academic Press)
  • Rob Phillips, Jane Kondev, Julie Theriot: Physical Biology of the Cell (Garland Science) [amazon]
  • Jonathon Howard: Mechanics of Motor Proteins and the Cytoskeleton (Sinauer Associates) [amazon]
  • Richard A.L. Jones: Soft Condensed Matter (Oxford University Press) [amazon]
  • Michael Rubinstein, Ralph H. Colby: Polymer Physics (Oxford University Press) [amazon]
  • Hydrodynamics: L.D. Landau and E.M. Lifshitz: Fluid Mechanics (Pergamon Press) [amazon]
  • Brownian Motion, Thermal Fluctuations: Masao Doi: Soft Matter Physics (Oxford University Press) [amazon]

Additional Material

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