PH475-2B (Fall, 2020): Project Instruction

Author Guide

The paper should be written in Physical Review E formant.
Follow Physical Review Style and Notation Guide
Uee of REVTeX 4.1 is strongy recommended.

The paper should inclued:

  1. Title
  2. Author's name and affilication
  3. Abstract (A breif summary of the report, one paragraph)
  4. Introduction (Explain the purpose of the research, why the problem is interesting, important and usefull.)
  5. Models (Explain the specific models you use)
  6. Theoritical Methods (State challenges invloved in the investiagtion and how to solve them. Discuss physics you use.)
  7. Results
  8. Discussions
  9. Conclusions
  10. References
  11. Appendix if any

Project Schedule
Due Time Assignment Minimum Contents
Sep. 30, 5:00pm Project Proposal Title, Abstract, Project Description
Oct. 14, 5:00pm 1st Draft Paper Title, Abstract, Introduction
Oct. 28, 5:00pm 2nd Draft Paper 1st Draft + Methods
Nov. 11, 5:00pm 3rd Draft Paper 2nd Draft + + Results/Discusion
Dec. 02, 5:00pm 4th Draft Paper 3rd Draft + Conclusion/Acknowledgement/References/Appendix
Dec. 06, 5:00pm Final Paper Every Thing

Suggested Projects

  1. Recruitment and Rejection of RNA Polymerase
  2. Physical Mechanism of Optical Tweezer
  3. Theory of Brownian Motors
  4. Einstein relation and Stokes-Einstein equation
  5. First Passage Time

About Instructor

I am available to meet with you virtually via Zoom by appointment during my virtual office hours shown below. Please make an appointment via email.

Dr. Ryoichi Kawai

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Tel: (205) 934-3931
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