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Hydrodynamics of active systems

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This is a series of four lectures presented at the 2015 Enrico Fermi Summer School in Varenna. The aim of the lectures is to give an introduction to the hydrodynamics of active matter concentrating on low-Reynolds-number examples such as cells and molecular motors. Lecture 1 introduces the hydrodynamics of single active particles, covering the Stokes equation and the Scallop Theorem, and stressing the link between autonomous activity and the dipolar symmetry of the far flow field. In lecture ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1393/ncr/i2016-10131-5

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St Hildas College
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Publisher:
Italian Physical Society Publisher's website
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La Rivista del Nuovo Cimento Journal website
Volume:
2017
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-31
Publication date:
2016-12-05
Acceptance date:
2016-11-23
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pubs:666956
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uri:e60385fa-ab1a-411b-9014-b1d30b69d698
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