Noncentral forces mediated between two inclusions in a bath of active Brownian rods

  title={Noncentral forces mediated between two inclusions in a bath of active Brownian rods},
  author={Mahmoud Sebtosheikh and Ali Naji},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
Using Brownian Dynamics simulations, we study effective interactions mediated between two identical and impermeable disks (inclusions) immersed in a bath of identical, active (self-propelled), Brownian rods in two spatial dimensions, by assuming that the self-propulsion axis of the rods may generally deviate from their longitudinal axis. When the self-propulsion is transverse (perpendicular to the rod axis), the accumulation of active rods around the inclusions is significantly enhanced… 
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