Postdoc – Physics of new swimming particles based on pulsating microbubbles
Even under medium amplitude acoustic driving, nonlinear effects appear around vibrating bubbles, generating strong steady flows called acoustic streaming. We propose to use these flows in order to achieve propulsion of small scale, and to generate a new class of micro-swimmers. Their application is to behave as carriers, such as drug carriers, activated at a distance, or to be active tracers that enhance mixing.
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