Colloids and Interfaces (2011-2012)

Course category: 
core course within research area
Programme: 
MSc Chemistry
EC: 
6.0
Level: 
500
Course language: 
English
Year: 
2011-2012

Different topics from the field of Soft Matter Chemistry are presented focusing on theoretical models and methods. Topics include: Colloids (classification, colloidal stability, interactions between surfaces, DLVO theory), Interfaces (van der Waals theory of the surfaces, wetting), Self-assembling systems (micelle formation, microemulsions, membranes, monolayers, curvature energy), Polymers (Flory-Huggins, polymers in solution, polymer melts, simulations of polymers, scaling).

 

 

Remarks: 

Biennial course, scheduled for 2013-2014.