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Journal of Fluid Mechanics, ISSN 0022-1120, 1/2006, Volume 705, pp. 1 - 22
Microorganisms often swim upwards due to the cell's phototaxis, chemotaxis or geotaxis, in flow fields with vertical velocity gradients. In this study, the... 
suspensions | swimming/flying | micro-organism dynamics | STOKESIAN DYNAMICS | MECHANICS | SELF-DIFFUSION | PHYSICS, FLUIDS & PLASMAS | SPHERES | RHEOLOGY | SWIMMING MICROORGANISMS | SIMULATION | MOTILITY | Shear strength | Microorganisms | Models | Dispersion | Horizontal | Computational fluid dynamics | Volume fraction | Fluid flow | Continuums | Dispersions | Diffusion
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Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, ISSN 1539-3755, 10/2014, Volume 90, Issue 4, p. 043002
Locomotion of microorganisms plays a vital role in most of their biological processes. In many of these processes, microorganisms are exposed to complex fluids... 
LOW-REYNOLDS-NUMBER | SUSPENSION | MOTION | PHYSICS, FLUIDS & PLASMAS | SPERMATOZOA | SOLID BOUNDARIES | PHYSICS, MATHEMATICAL | SWIMMING MODEL MICROORGANISMS | PROPULSION | LIFE | Biomechanical Phenomena | Swimming | Viscoelastic Substances | Models, Biological
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Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, ISSN 1539-3755, 08/2015, Volume 92, Issue 2, p. 023023
The experiments of Leptos et al. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 198103 (2009)] show that the displacements of small particles affected by swimming microorganisms... 
BACTERIA | BOUNDARIES | SUSPENSIONS | PHYSICS, FLUIDS & PLASMAS | OCEAN | MODEL MICROORGANISMS | SPERMATOZOA | DIFFUSION | TURBULENCE | PHYSICS, MATHEMATICAL | LARGE DEVIATIONS | Models, Theoretical | Motion | Fourier Analysis | Chlamydomonas reinhardtii - physiology | Computer Simulation | Swimming | Diffusion | Microfluidics
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Physical Review Letters, ISSN 0031-9007, 03/2014, Volume 112, Issue 11, p. 118101
We study the collective motion of confined spherical microswimmers such as active colloids which we model by so-called squirmers. To simulate hydrodynamic flow... 
LOW-REYNOLDS-NUMBER | SWIMMERS | SUSPENSIONS | PHYSICS, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | MULTIPARTICLE COLLISION DYNAMICS | SEPARATION | SIMULATION | SWIMMING MODEL MICROORGANISMS | PROPULSION | Models, Theoretical | Colloids - chemistry | Motion | Models, Biological | Hydrodynamics | Swimming | Phase Transition
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Journal of Fluid Mechanics, ISSN 0022-1120, 10/2007, Volume 588, pp. 399 - 435
The theological properties of a cell suspension may play an important role in the flow field generated by populations of swimming micro-organisms (e.g. in... 
DYNAMIC SIMULATION | HYDRODYNAMIC INTERACTION | SPHERICAL-PARTICLES | MECHANICS | BULK STRESS | PHYSICS, FLUIDS & PLASMAS | INTERACTING PARTICLES | SPHERES | VISCOSITY | GYROTACTIC MICROORGANISMS | FLOW | PROPULSION | Microorganisms | Swimming | Models | Rheology
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Journal of Fluid Mechanics, ISSN 0022-1120, 10/2007, Volume 588, pp. 437 - 462
The diffusive behaviour of swimming micro-organisms should be clarified in order to obtain a better continuum model for cell suspensions. In this paper, a... 
DYNAMIC SIMULATION | CONCENTRATED SUSPENSIONS | SPHERICAL-PARTICLES | STOKESIAN DYNAMICS | MECHANICS | SELF-DIFFUSION | PHYSICS, FLUIDS & PLASMAS | SPHERES | RHEOLOGY | GYROTACTIC MICROORGANISMS | SHEAR-INDUCED PARTICLE | DILUTE SUSPENSION | Microorganisms | Swimming | Models | Diffusion
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Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, ISSN 1539-3755, 07/2014, Volume 90, Issue 1, p. 013010
The hydrodynamics of an archetypal low-Reynolds number swimmer, called "squirmer," near a wall has been numerically studied. For a single squirmer, depending... 
LOW-REYNOLDS-NUMBER | SEMIDILUTE SUSPENSION | FLUID-DYNAMICS | PARTICLE | PHYSICS, FLUIDS & PLASMAS | SELF-PROPULSION | SOLID BOUNDARIES | PHYSICS, MATHEMATICAL | SWIMMING MODEL MICROORGANISMS | NUTRIENT-UPTAKE | VISCOUS-FLUID | FLOW | Models, Theoretical | Motion | Hydrodynamics
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Physics of Fluids, ISSN 1070-6631, 12/2008, Volume 20, Issue 12, pp. 123304 - 123304-16
Suspensions of self-propelled particles, such as swimming micro-organisms, are known to undergo complex dynamics as a result of hydrodynamic interactions. To... 
LOW-REYNOLDS-NUMBER | SELF-PROPELLED PARTICLES | SEMIDILUTE SUSPENSION | MECHANICS | FLUID-DYNAMICS | MOTION | PHYSICS, FLUIDS & PLASMAS | HYDRODYNAMICS | DIFFUSION | SWIMMING MODEL MICROORGANISMS | FLOW | PROPULSION
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Physical Review Letters, ISSN 0031-9007, 02/2008, Volume 100, Issue 8, p. 088103
We report various types of coherent structures in suspensions of spherical particles swimming in a monolayer. We solve the fluid dynamics precisely from... 
DYNAMIC SIMULATION | SEMIDILUTE SUSPENSION | DIFFUSION | PHYSICS, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | MODEL MICROORGANISMS | MAGNETOTACTIC BACTERIA | Models, Theoretical | Thermodynamics | Bacterial Physiological Phenomena | Swimming | Movement | Models, Biological
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Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, ISSN 1539-3755, 08/2010, Volume 82, Issue 2, p. 021408
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Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, ISSN 1539-3755, 04/2010, Volume 81, Issue 4, p. 046311
We study theoretically the stability of "active suspensions," modeled here as a Stokesian fluid in which are suspended motile particles. The basis of our study... 
MECHANICS | PARTICLES | PHYSICS, FLUIDS & PLASMAS | DYNAMICS | PHYSICS, MATHEMATICAL | SWIMMING MODEL MICROORGANISMS | PROPULSION
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Physical Review Letters, ISSN 0031-9007, 06/2008, Volume 100, Issue 24, p. 248101
Populations of swimming micro-organisms produce fluid motions that lead to dramatically enhanced diffusion of tracer particles. Using simulations of... 
SEMIDILUTE SUSPENSION | HYDRODYNAMIC INTERACTION | BACTERIA | PHYSICS, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | MODEL MICROORGANISMS | Models, Theoretical | Flagella - physiology | Swimming | Phantoms, Imaging | Models, Biological | Microfluidics | Physics - Soft Condensed Matter
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Physics of Fluids, ISSN 1070-6631, 11/2011, Volume 23, Issue 11, pp. 111702 - 111702-4
We use numerical simulations to probe the dynamics of concentrated suspensions of spherical microswimmers interacting hydrodynamically. Previous work in the... 
MECHANICS | FLUID-DYNAMICS | MOTION | PHYSICS, FLUIDS & PLASMAS | FLAGELLA | HYDRODYNAMICS | SWIMMING MODEL MICROORGANISMS | PROPULSION | Physics - Soft Condensed Matter
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Journal of Molecular Liquids, ISSN 0167-7322, 09/2013, Volume 185, pp. 56 - 61
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Soft Matter, ISSN 1744-683X, 4/2013, Volume 9, Issue 19, pp. 4923 - 4936
The hydrodynamic interactions of a suspension of self-propelled particles are studied using a direct numerical simulation method which simultaneously solves... 
SEMIDILUTE SUSPENSION | MATTER | POLYMER SCIENCE | PARTICLES | PHYSICS, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | MATERIALS SCIENCE, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | CHEMISTRY, PHYSICAL | TRANSPORT | MECHANICS | DIFFUSION | FORCES | SWIMMING MODEL MICROORGANISMS | PROPULSION | Fluids | Computational fluid dynamics | Collisions | Fluid flow | Hydrodynamics | Swimming | Mathematical models | Diffusion
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Physics of Fluids, ISSN 1070-6631, 09/2017, Volume 29, Issue 9, p. 93104
We examine the time-averaged locomotion of a spherical squirmer with reciprocal surface motion near a planar interface in a viscoelastic fluid. The system... 
LOW-REYNOLDS-NUMBER | CERVICAL-MUCUS | BACTERIA | MECHANICS | MOTION | PHYSICS, FLUIDS & PLASMAS | SELF-PROPULSION | DYNAMICS | HYDRODYNAMICS | SOLID BOUNDARIES | SWIMMING MODEL MICROORGANISMS | MOTILITY
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