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Courses - Spring 2023
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Introduction to Nonequilibrium Statistical Physics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS603 or CHEM687; or permission of instructor.
Cross-listed with: CHEM703, CHPH703.
Credit only granted for: CHEM703, CHPH703, or PHYS703.
Analysis and microscopic modeling of systems away from thermal equilibrium. Linear response theory, ergodicity, Brownian motion, Monte Carlo modeling, thermal ratchets, far-from-equilibrium fluctuation relations. Introduction to the theoretical tools of nonequilibrium phenomena and their application to problems in physics, chemistry and biology.