70th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics (November 19, 2017 — November 21, 2017)

V0059: Metachronal motion of synthetic cilia

  • Srinivas Hanaosge, Georgia Tech
  • Peter J Hesketh, Georgia Tech
  • Alexander Alexeev, Georgia Tech
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/APS.DFD.2017.GFM.V0059

Natural cilia beat in a metachronal, sequential motion to achieve fluid transport. We demonstrate metachronal motion in artificial cilia, which can potentially achieve similar bio-mimetic transport. 

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