Control and controllability of microswimmers by a shearing flow

  title={Control and controllability of microswimmers by a shearing flow},
  author={Cl\&\#x00E9;ment Moreau and Kenta Ishimoto and Eamonn A. Gaffney and Benjamin J. Walker},
  journal={Royal Society Open Science},
With the continuing rapid development of artificial microrobots and active particles, questions of microswimmer guidance and control are becoming ever more relevant and prevalent. In both the applications and theoretical study of such microscale swimmers, control is often mediated by an engineered property of the swimmer, such as in the case of magnetically propelled microrobots. In this work, we will consider a modality of control that is applicable in more generality, effecting guidance via… Expand

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