Physics of Soft Matter
by Primoz Ziherl
Publisher: University of Ljubljana 2014
Number of pages: 128
These notes were prepared for the one-semester course in theoretical physics of soft condensed matter physics for master students. The aim of the course is to provide a broad review the phenomena and the concepts characteristic of soft matter.
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