Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit Polymer Research in the News
Wednesday, 29. November 2017 - 14:00
Although ubiquitous in the environment, vortices have proven difficult to capture and study in the laboratory. Recently, however, researchers from the Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) created a way to examine these small-scale whirlpools with the aid of a device specially developed for this purpose. Published in the journal Physical Review X, their recent paper examines the formation of vortices in fluids with and without added polymers.
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