# Wall-curvature driven dynamics of a microswimmer

@article{KVS2021WallcurvatureDD, title={Wall-curvature driven dynamics of a microswimmer}, author={Chaithanya K V S and Sumesh P. Thampi}, journal={Physical Review Fluids}, year={2021} }

Microorganisms navigate through fluid, often confined by complex environments, to survive and sustain life. Inspired by this fact, we consider a model system and seek to understand the wall curvature driven dynamics of a squirmer, a mathematical model for a microswimmer, using (i) lattice Boltzmann simulations and (ii) analytical theory by Papavassiliou and Alexander [1]. The instantaneous dynamics of the system is presented in terms of fluid velocity fields, and the translational and angular…

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