Polar patterns of driven filaments

@article{Schaller2010PolarPO,
  title={Polar patterns of driven filaments},
  author={Volker Schaller and Christoph A. Weber and Christine Semmrich and Erwin Frey and Andreas R. Bausch},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2010},
  volume={467},
  pages={73-77}
}
The emergence of collective motion exhibited by systems ranging from flocks of animals to self-propelled microorganisms to the cytoskeleton is a ubiquitous and fascinating self-organization phenomenon. Similarities between these systems, such as the inherent polarity of the constituents, a density-dependent transition to ordered phases or the existence of very large density fluctuations, suggest universal principles underlying pattern formation. This idea is followed by theoretical models at… 
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