5 zoekresultaten voor “nematic” in de Publieke website
Gauge theory and nematic order : the rich landscape of orientational phase transition
Promotor: J. Zaanen
Growth-induced self-organization in bacterial colonies
Mechanical forces are known to play an important role in bacterial colonies. In this dissertation, we study the self-organization at various stages of growing bacterial colonies, and focus on the mechanical effects of cell growth.
Geometry and Topology in Active and Driven Systems
The key characteristic of active matter is the motion of an emergent collection (such as a flock of birds), which is driven by the consumption of energy by its active components (i.e. individual birds).
On the geometry of fracture and frustration
Promotor: Prof.dr. M.L. van Hecke, Co-Promotor: V. Vitelli
Topology and Geometry in Chiral Liquids
We study the interplay of topology and geometry with chirality for several passive and active systems, employing both analytical and numerical methods.