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Self-avoidant memory effects on enhanced diffusion in a stochastic model of environmentally responsive swimming droplets

  title={Self-avoidant memory effects on enhanced diffusion in a stochastic model of environmentally responsive swimming droplets},
  author={Katherine Daftari and Katherine A Newhall},
Enhanced diffusion is an emergent property of many experimental microswimmer systems that usually arises from a combination of ballistic motion with random reorientations. A subset of these systems, autophoretic droplet swimmers that move as a result of Marangoni stresses, have additionally been shown to respond to local, self-produced chemical gradients that can mediate self-avoidance or self-attraction. Via this mechanism, we present a mathematical model constructed to encode experimentally… Expand

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