Statistical Physics and Quantitative Biology
University of Cologne
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Nonequilibrium Statistical Physics
Summer Semester 2015
  1. Diffusive processes
    Langevin- and Fokker-Planck equation, path integral, examples
  2. Nonequilibrium fluctuation statistics
  3. Non-equilibrium thermodynamics
  4. Driven diffusive processes and surface growth
  5. Reaction-diffusion systems
  6. Introduction to Turbulence
  7. Nonequilibrium statistics in evolutionary biology
  8. Nonequilibrium statistics in finance
Credits: 6CP or 8CP (with optional student's seminar talk)
Course level: Master
Course classification: Area of emphasis "Statistical and Biological Physics"