74th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics (November 21, 2021 — November 23, 2021)

P0036: Mixing in Time-Periodic Chaotic Flows with Bacteria

Authors
  • Ranjiangshang Ran, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104
  • Quentin Brosseau, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104
  • Brendan Blackwell, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208
  • Boyang Qin, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544
  • Rebecca Winter, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104
  • Paulo Arratia, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104

The coupling between the swimming motion of microorganisms and chaotic flows can lead to intriguing physical phenomena. Pictured are beautiful dye mixing patterns from the concentration gradient field in chaotic mixing.

This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Any reuse must credit the author(s) and provide a link back to this page.