課程資訊
課程名稱
高等物化特論
Advanced Topics in Physical Chemistry 
開課學期
110-2 
授課對象
工學院  永續化學科技國際研究生博士學位學程  
授課教師
吳台偉 
課號
ChemE7041 
課程識別碼
524 M6180 
班次
 
學分
3.0 
全/半年
半年 
必/選修
選修 
上課時間
星期三7,8,9(14:20~17:20) 
上課地點
綜604 
備註
本課程以英語授課。化工選修課程。
總人數上限:50人 
 
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課程概述

This course will provide an introduction to key advanced topics in physical chemistry, including in quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, kinetics and soft matter. 

課程目標
This course aims to introduce advanced topics in physical chemistry that are of active and central interest at the frontiers of research in physical sciences and engineering, as well as their applications in materials and biology. 
課程要求
Undergraduate Physical Chemistry 
Office Hours
另約時間 
參考書目
Levine “Quantum Chemistry” ; Chandler “Introduction to Modern Statistical Mechanics” ; Peters “Reaction Rate Theory and Rare Event Simulation” ; Rubinstein “Polymer Physics”; Brochard-Wyart “Essentials of Soft Matter Science” 
指定閱讀
No assigned textbook. 
評量方式
(僅供參考)
 
No.
項目
百分比
說明
1. 
Participation & Reading 
20% 
 
2. 
Assignments 
0% 
 
3. 
Midterm 
40% 
 
4. 
Final 
0% 
 
5. 
Term Paper & Abstract 
40% 
 
 
課程進度
週次
日期
單元主題
Week 1
2/16  Quantum Entanglement, Bell’s Inequality and Quantum Computation 
Week 2
2/23  Density Functional Theory 
Week 3
3/2  Spin-Statistics, Fermi Liquids, and Bose-Einstein Condensates 
Week 4
3/9  Onsager Reciprocal Relations, Fluctuation Dissipation Theorem 
Week 5
3/16  Non-equilibrium fluctuation relations (Jarzynski, Crooks, single-molecule experiments) 
Week 6
3/23  Active Matter 
Week 7
3/30  Critical Phenomena and RG / Coarse-Graining & Effective Hamiltonians 
Week 8
4/6  Midterm Journal Article Presentations
(One-page Term Paper abstract due) 
Week 9
4/13  Rate Theory (Transition State Theory and Reactive Flux Theory) 
Week 10
4/20  Rare Event Methods (Path Sampling and Path Ensembles) 
Week 11
4/27  Classical Nucleation Theory 
Week 12
5/4  Polymer Statistics, Elasticity and Thermodynamics 
Week 13
5/11  Colloids and Entropic Phase Transitions 
Week 14
5/18  Granular Statistical Mechanics 
Week 15
5/25  Surfactants and Self-Assembly
(Term Paper due) 
Week 16
6/1  Final Exam