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Title: Sedimentation of pairs of hydrodynamically interacting semiflexible filaments
Author: Llopis, I.
Pagonabarraga Mora, Ignacio
Consentino Lagomarsino Marco, 1974-
Lowe, C. P.
Keywords: Física mèdica
Sistemes no lineals
Medical physics
Nonlinear systems
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Abstract: We describe the effect of hydrodynamic interactions in the sedimentation of a pair of inextensible semiflexible filaments under a uniform constant force at low Reynolds numbers. We have analyzed the different regimes and the morphology of such polymers in simple geometries, which allow us to highlight the peculiarities of the interplay between elastic and hydrodynamic stresses. Cooperative and symmetry breaking effects associated to the geometry of the fibers gives rise to characteristic motion which give them distinct properties from rigid and elastic filaments.
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It is part of: Physical Review E, 2007, vol. 76, núm. 6, p. 061901-1-061901-10
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ISSN: 1063-651X
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Física de la Matèria Condensada)

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