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Micro-swimmers with hydrodynamic interactions Greg Huber,a,b,c
 

Summary: Micro-swimmers with hydrodynamic interactions
Greg Huber,a,b,c
, Stephan A. Koehlerd
, Jing Yanga
a
Richard Berlin Center for Cell Analysis & Modeling, and Department of Cell Biology,
University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
b
Department of Mathematics, and Department of Physics, University of Connecticut,
Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
c
Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
93106, USA
d
Department of Physics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts
01609, USA
Abstract
The low-Reynolds number motions of Purcell's three-link swimmer, and of
a closely-related two-paddle swimmer, are investigated and compared using
slender-body theory and resistive-force theory. The results are compared

  

Source: Ahlers, Guenter - Department of Physics, University of California at Santa Barbara

 

Collections: Physics