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Lattice Boltzmann simulations of two linear microswimmers using the immersed boundary method

@inproceedings{Geyer2022LatticeBS,
  title={Lattice Boltzmann simulations of two linear microswimmers using the immersed boundary method},
  author={Delphine Geyer and S. Ziegler and Alexander Sukhov and Maxime Hubert and A.-S. Smith and Othmane Aouane and Paolo Malgaretti and Jens Harting},
  year={2022}
}
The performance of a single or the collection of microswimmers strongly depends on the hydrodynamic coupling among their constituents and themselves. We present a numerical study for a single and a pair of microswimmers based on lattice Boltzmann method (LBM) simulations. Our numerical algorithm consists of two separable parts. Lagrange polynomials provide a discretization of the microswimmers and the lattice Boltzmann method captures the dynamics of the surrounding fluid. The two components… 

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