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Title: Spontaneous aggregation and global polar ordering in squirmer suspensions
Author: Alarcon, F.
Pagonabarraga Mora, Ignacio
Keywords: Suspensions (Química)
Hidrodinàmica
Teoria del transport
Mecànica de fluids
Física estadística
Bioinformàtica
Suspensions (Chemistry)
Hydrodynamics
Transport theory
Fluid mechanics
Statistical physics
Bioinformatics
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Abstract: We have developed numerical simulations of three dimensional suspensions of active particles to characterize the capabilities of the hydrodynamic stresses induced by active swimmers to promote global order and emergent structures in active suspensions. We have considered squirmer suspensions embedded in a fluid modeled under a Lattice Boltzmann scheme. We have found that active stresses play a central role to decorrelate the collective motion of squirmers and that contractile squirmers develop significant aggregates.
Note: Versió postprint del document publicat a: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2012.12.009
It is part of: Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2013, vol. 185, p. 56-61
Related resource: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2012.12.009
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/49463
ISSN: 0167-7322
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