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Lattice Boltzmann simulations of self-propelling chiral active droplets.

  title={Lattice Boltzmann simulations of self-propelling chiral active droplets.},
  author={Livio Nicola Carenza and Giuseppe Gonnella and Giuseppe Negro},
  journal={arXiv: Soft Condensed Matter},
Active matter describes materials whose constituents are driven out of equilibrium by continuous energy consumption, for instance from ATP. Due to the orientable character of the constituents, active suspensions can attain liquid crystalline order and can be theoretically described as active liquid crystals. Their inherently nonequilibrium dynamics causes a range of new striking effects, that in most cases have been characterized with numerical simulations, using lattice Boltzmann models (LB… 
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