Classical dynamical density functional theory: from fundamentals to applications

  title={Classical dynamical density functional theory: from fundamentals to applications},
  author={Michael te Vrugt and Hartmut L{\"o}wen and Raphael Wittkowski},
  journal={Advances in Physics},
  pages={121 - 247}
Classical dynamical density functional theory (DDFT) is one of the cornerstones of modern statistical mechanics. It is an extension of the highly successful method of classical density functional theory (DFT) to nonequilibrium systems. Originally developed for the treatment of simple and complex fluids, DDFT is now applied in fields as diverse as hydrodynamics, materials science, chemistry, biology, and plasma physics. In this review, we give a broad overview over classical DDFT. We explain its… 

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