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39th IFF Spring School: Soft Matter – From Synthetic to Biological Materials

11.12.2007
The IFF Spring School 2008 will address advanced experimental techniques and applications, and theoretical and computer simulation methods on an undergraduate and graduate student level.

Introductory lectures provide the basis of important experimental and theoretical tools. More advanced lectures will explain practical aspects of various methods and will lead the participants from basic methods to the frontiers of current research.

The lectures cover the following topics:

Scattering Techniques
Single Molecule Techniques
Equilibrium- and Non-equilibrium
Statistical Physics
Microfluidics
Computer Simulations
Synthesis
Self-Organisation
Flow Properties and Rheology
Biomechanics
Macromolecules and Colloids
Membranes and Interfaces
Biomimetic Systems
Glasses and Gels
The school provides about 50 hours of lectures plus discussions and it offers the opportunity to participate in practical courses and visits to the participating institutes at the Research Centre Jülich. All lectures will be given in English by internationally renowned experts. All registered participants will receive a book of lecture notes, which contains all the material presented during the school.

| Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Further information:
http://www.fz-juelich.de/iff/fs2008

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