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Theoretische Physik II
Physikalisches Institut
Universität Bayreuth
D-95440 Bayreuth
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Prof M Schmidt
Dr Andrea Fortini
Dr Daniel de las Heras
Markus Burgis
Smile because of snow. Bayreuth (2008)

I hold the Chair for Theoretical Physics II in the Department of Physics of the University of Bayreuth, Germany, and am a Visiting Fellow in the Theory Group at the Department of Physics of the University of Bristol, UK.

My research covers the physics of soft condensed matter, and in particular dispersions of colloidal particles and polymer solutions. Of interest are collective phenomena such as phase transitions (condensation, demixing, and freezing) and the influence of gravity, substrates, and random disorder on such phenomena. Methods to handle the Statistical Mechanics are density functional theory and computer simulations.

An experimentalist in Bayreuth who shares similar research interests is Professor Thomas Fischer.

See details illustrating our story about sheared interfaces in driven Ising models.

Talks. See the programme of Physikalisches Kolloquium.

German pronounciation is Buy-raw-it. And this is not an alternative spelling of the name of the capital of Lebanon.

The Bayreuth Physics Department runs a channel on YouTube. -Modern times.

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