Martin Kröger: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2018

Name Prof. Dr. Martin Kröger
Name variantsMartin Kröger
M. Kroeger
M. Kroger
M. Kröger
Martin Kroeger
Martin Kroger
FieldComputational Polymer Physics
Address
Dep. Materialwissenschaft
ETH Zürich, HCP F 48.2
Leopold-Ruzicka-Weg 4
8093 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telephone+41 44 632 66 22
E-mailmk@mat.ethz.ch
URLhttp://www.complexfluids.ethz.ch
DepartmentMaterials
RelationshipAdjunct Professor and Privatdozent

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
327-0502-AALPolymers I Information
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
3 credits6RM. Kröger
AbstractPhysical foundations of single polymer molecules and interacting chains.
ObjectiveThe course offers a modern approach to the understanding of universal static and dynamic properties of polymers.
ContentPolymer Physics:
1. Introduction to Polymer Physics, random walks, ideal chains
2. Semiflexible chains
3. Excluded volume
4. Lattice models
5. Scaling theory
6. Interacting chains
7. Structure factor and scattering experiments
8. Solvent and temperature effects
9. Phase separation and critical phenomena
10. Flory theory, self-consistent field theory
11. Dendrimers and polymer brushes
12. Blob model
13. Polymer mixtures
14. Block copolymers
15. Polymer gels, theory of rubber elasticity
16. Rouse and reptation models
17. Rheology, viscoelasticity
18. Computer experiments
19. Dynamic light scattering
20. Fokker-Planck equations, stochastic differential equations
Lecture noteshttp://www.polyphys.mat.ethz.ch/education/courses/polymers-I
Literature1. M. Rubinstein and R. H. Colby, Polymer Physics (Oxford University Press, 2003)
2. P. G. de Gennes, Scaling Concepts in Polymer Physics (Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 1979)
3. M. Doi, Introduction to Polymer Physics (Oxford, Oxford, 2006)
4. M. Kröger, Models for polymeric and anisotropic liquids (Springer, Berlin, 2005)
Prerequisites / NoticeComputer experiments will use the simple MATLAB programming language and will be made available, if necessary or useful.
327-0502-00LPolymers I Information 3 credits2V + 1UM. Kröger
AbstractPhysical foundations of single polymer molecules and interacting chains.
ObjectiveThe course offers a modern approach to the understanding of universal static and dynamic properties of polymers.
ContentPolymer Physics:
1. Introduction to Polymer Physics, Random Walks
2. Excluded Volume
3. Structure Factor from Scattering Experiments
4. Persistence
5. Solvent and Temperature Effects
6. Flory theory
7. Self-consistent field theory
8. Interacting Chains, Phase Separation and Critical Phenomena
9. Rheology
10. Numerical methods in polymer physics, computer experiments
Lecture notesA script is available at http://www.polyphys.mat.ethz.ch/education/courses/polymere-I
Literature1. M. Rubinstein and R. H. Colby, Polymer Physics (Oxford University Press, 2003)
2. P. G. de Gennes, Scaling Concepts in Polymer Physics (Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 1979)
3. M. Doi, Introduction to Polymer Physics (Oxford, Oxford, 2006)
4. M. Kröger, Models for polymeric and anisotropic liquids (Springer, Berlin, 2005)
Prerequisites / NoticeComputer experiments will use the simple MATLAB programming language and will be made available, if necessary or useful.
327-0710-00LPolymer Physics Information Restricted registration - show details 0 credits2SH. C. Öttinger, M. Kröger
AbstractGroup seminar in polymer physics
ObjectiveContinued and deeper education in polymer physics, in particular, for Ph.D. students
ContentPresentation and discussion of ongoing research projects by members of the polymer physics group and external speakers
Lecture notesNo script
Prerequisites / NoticeIrregular series of presentations (see announcements)