Active Ciliated Surfaces Expel Model Swimmers

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Shum, Henry; Tripathi, Anurag; Yeomans, Julia M.; Balazs, Anna C.;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Figshare
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1021/la402783x.s004, doi: 10.1021/la402783x.s003, doi: 10.1021/la402783x.s002
  • Subject: surface | model swimmer | Microbiology | lattice Boltzmann | boundary methods | antifouling behavior | ciliary array | steric repulsion | Ecology | Cell Biology | Genetics | marine organisms | biomimetic cilia | Active Ciliated Surfaces Expel Model SwimmersContinually | Biophysics | flow
    • FOR: 110309 Infectious Diseases | 69999 Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified

Continually moving cilia on the surface of marine organisms provide a natural defense against biofouling. To probe the physical mechanisms underlying this antifouling behavior, we integrate the lattice Boltzmann and immersed boundary methods and undertake th... View more
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