Emergent colloidal dynamics in electromagnetic fields

Dobnikar, Jure and Snezhko, Alexey and Yethiraj, Anand (2013) Emergent colloidal dynamics in electromagnetic fields. Soft Matter, 9. pp. 3693-3704. ISSN 1744-6848

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Abstract

We present a current review of the collective dynamics that can arise in colloidal systems subjected to electromagnetic fields. The focus is on phenomena that are not simply understandable purely from a dipolar model, but instead emerge from the collective behavior of many discrete interacting components driven out of equilibrium by external forces. We examine in particular the fascinating diversity of large-scale dynamical structures that arise due to the interplay between the induced interactions, time-dependent energy injection, and coupling with the fluid flow.

Item Type: Article
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/8050
Item ID: 8050
Department(s): Science, Faculty of > Physics and Physical Oceanography
Date: 22 February 2013
Date Type: Publication
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