Boulder School 2015: Lecture Notes

All files are in PDF format. There will also be links to video. Vitelli lecture notes are also in Keynote which is a MAC only product.

Week 1: Elasticity, chirality and frustration in soft matter
July 6 Tom Lubensky Elastomers and isostatic lattices I PDF | Figures Video
  Alex Levine Filaments, membranes and sufaces I PDF Video
  Efi Efrati Chirality and frustration I PDF Video
July 7 Tom Lubensky Elastomers and isostatic lattices II PDF Video
  Efi Efrati Chirality and frustration II PDF Video
  Alex Levine Filaments, membranes and surfaces II PDF Video
  David Nelson Public Lecture: The Physics of Thermal Crumpling and Wrinkling
Poster
PDF Video
July 8 Tom Lubensky Elastomers and isostatic lattices III PDF Video
  Efi Efrati Chirality and frustration III PDF Video
  Alex Levine Filaments, Membranes and Surfaces III PDF Video
July 9 Vincenzo Vitelli Tutorial: Topological mechanics I PDF | Keynote Video
  David Nelson Seminar: Statistical mechanics of free-standing graphene ribbons
Lecture Notes
PDF Video
July 10 William Irvine Fluid hydrodynamics I PDF Video
  Narayanan Menon Mechanics of Wrinkling, Folding, and Crumpling I PDF Video
  Vincenzo Vitelli Tutorial: Topological Mechanics II PDF Video
Week 2: Generalized elasticity and heterogeneity in soft matter
July 13 Eric Dufresne Surface Tension, Droplets, and Contact Lines I
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PDF Video
  Narayan Menon Mechanics of Wrinkling, Folding, and Crumpling II PDF Video
  William Irvine Fluid Hydrodynamics II PDF Video
July 14

Leo Radzihovsky

Introduction to quenched disorder I
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PDF Video
  Eric Dufresne Surface tension, droplets, and contact lines II
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PDF Video
  Oleg Lavrentovich Liquid crystals I PDF Video
July 15 Leo Radzihovsky Introduction to quenched disorder II
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PDF Video
  Narayanan Menon Mechanics of Wrinkling, Folding, and Crumpling III PDF Video
  Oleg Lavrentovich Liquid crystals II PDF Video
July 16 Eric Dufresne Surface tension, droplets, and contact lines III PDF Video
  Leo Radzihovsky

Lecture: “Critical” soft matter: Introduction to quenched disorder III

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  Oleg Lavrentovich Liquid Crystals III PDF Video
July 17 Noel Clark Seminar: Chiral liquid crystals, DNS, origin of life PDF Video
  Ivan Smalyukh Seminar: Liquid crystals skyrmions, topological colloids PDF Video
Week 3: Nonequilibrium, heterogeneous soft matter
July 20 Sid Nagel Glasses I PDF Video
  William Irvine Seminar: Life of vortex knots: conservation of helicity across scales PDF Video
  Noel Clark Seminar: Athermal photo-fluidization of glasses PDF Video
July 21 Sid Nagel Glasses II PDF Video
  William Irvine Seminar: Topological mechanics of gyroscopic metamaterials PDF Video
July 22 Pierre Le Doussal

Driven disordered systems I

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  Sid Nagel Glasses III PDF Video
  Leo Radzihovsky Seminar: “Critical” soft matter: liquid crystals, membranes, & elastomers
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PDF Video
July 23 Pierre Le Doussal Driven disordered systems II
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PDF Video
  Mark Bowick Seminar: Flat faces from floppy vesicles
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July 24 Pierre Le Doussal Driven disordered systems III
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PDF Video
  Cristina Marchetti Microscopics to hydrodynamics of active matter I
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  Lisa Manning Seminar: Computational glassy dynamics in cell PDF Video
Week 4: Active matter
July 27 John Toner Hydrodynamics of active matter I PDF Video
  Cristina Marchetti Microscopics to hydrodynamics of active matter II PDF Video
  Zvonimir Dogic Active liquid crystals I PDF Video
July 28 Jean-Francois Joanny Cytoskeletons, cells, tissue I
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PDF Video
  John Toner Hydrodynamics of active matter II PDF Video
  Cristina Marchetti Microscopics to hydrodynanmics of active matter III PDF Video
July 29 Jean-Francois Joanny Cytoskeletons, cells, tissue II PDF Video
  John Toner Hydrodynamics of active matter III PDF Video
  Jennifer Ross Seminar: Microtubules organization PDF Video
July 30 Jean-Francois Joanny Cytoskeletons, cells, tissue III PDF Video
  Zvonimir Dogic Active liquid crystals II PDF Video
  Mark Bowick Shape-Shifting Droplet Networks PDF Video
July 31 Zvonimir Dogic Active liquid crystals III PDF Video