Nonequilibrium Physics with Interdisciplinary Applications

Time and Location:

Time: Tuesday, 10:00 - 11:30 Uhr (tutorial: 11:30 - 12:00)
Place: Seminar room Institute for Theoretical Physics


The course will introduce the basic concepts and methods of nonequilibrium physics and stochastic systems. These will be illustrated using examples from interdisciplinary applications. Examples are:

Audience, requirements:

The course is part of the master course, e.g. as specialised course (4 credit points) in "Statistical and Biologicial Physics"
Knowledge in statistical physics is helpful, but not essential.


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Simulation of the Nagel-Schreckenberg model
Universal statistical properties of poker tournaments
Poker (slides)
Flashing ratchet (Java applet)
Ratchets (slides)
Brownian motion (Java applet)