Hauptseminar Active Matter SS 2015/Gravitaxis of Active Particles (E)

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Datum
10.06.2015
Thema
Gravitaxis of Active Particles (E)
Vortragender
Daniel Arnold
Betreuer
Tobias Bäuerle

Contents

In this topic the problem of the motion of active swimmers in presence of gravity is introduced. The different factors influencing gravitaxis, as well as the possible dynamical responses observed in natural and artificial swimmers, are discussed.

Literature

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  • K. Wolff, A. M. Hahn, and H. Stark, Eur. Phys. J. E 36, 43 (2013)
  • B. ten Hagen et al., Nature Communications 5, 4829 (2014)