Ultrafast Dynamics Group
Frédéric Laquai's Group


MSE303 - Statistical Thermodynamics & Equilibrium Processes

The course offers a modern fundamental understanding to the main

concepts and practical applications of thermodynamics in materials

science. The following major topics are discussed within the frame of

this course: review of basic laws of classical thermodynamics, an

introduction to phase equilibria including the theory of solutions,

chemical reaction and surface and interfacial phenomena. Additionally,

an introduction to statistical thermodynamics of gases and condensed

matter is provided.​