**Physics of Soft Matter**

by Primoz Ziherl

**Publisher**: University of Ljubljana 2014**Number of pages**: 128

**Description**:

These notes were prepared for the one-semester course in theoretical physics of soft condensed matter physics for master students. The aim of the course is to provide a broad review the phenomena and the concepts characteristic of soft matter.

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