Studentseminar: Fundamental Phenomena of Soft Matter Physics
Studentenseminar: Grundlegende Phänomene der Physik der weichen Materie

Course 0000001706 in WS 2014/5

General Data

Course Type Advanced Seminar
Semester Weekly Hours 2 SWS
Organisational Unit Functional Materials
Lecturers Peter Müller-Buschbaum
Christine Papadakis
Dates Monday, 13:00–14:30
and 1 singular or moved dates

Assignment to Modules

Further Information

Courses are together with exams the building blocks for modules. Please keep in mind that information on the contents, learning outcomes and, especially examination conditions are given on the module level only – see section "Assignment to Modules" above.

additional remarks The term "soft matter" is used for a variety of materials, such as polymers, liquid crystals, biopolymers, colloids etc. In the seminar, the physical fundamentals of selected materials shall be presented in talks given by the students and shall be discussed. Topics for the talks may be: - Introduction to polymers - self-cleaning surfaces - switchable polymer brushes - block copolymers as templates for nanotechnology - polymer-metal composites - conducting polymers - polymeric nanostructures for photovoltaics - polymeric adhesives - biopolymeric nanostructes - nanocomposites from polymers and carbon nanotubes - switchable polymers The student carries out a literature research and discusses the talk with the advisor. In the seminar, the student gives a talks of 45 min duration. The content of the talk is discussed, and the student should be able to answer questions by the other participants.
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