Henry C Fu

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Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Beating patterns of filaments in viscoelastic fluids
    Henry C Fu
    Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 78:041913. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Theory of swimming filaments in viscoelastic media
    Henry C Fu
    Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Phys Rev Lett 99:258101. 2007

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Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint Beating patterns of filaments in viscoelastic fluids
    Henry C Fu
    Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 78:041913. 2008
    ..We show how high viscosity of purely viscous or viscoelastic solutions can lead to the experimentally observed beating patterns of sperm flagella, in which motion is concentrated at the distal end of the flagella...
  2. ncbi request reprint Theory of swimming filaments in viscoelastic media
    Henry C Fu
    Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Phys Rev Lett 99:258101. 2007
    ..Viscoelasticity tends to decrease swimming speed, and changes in the beating patterns due to viscoelasticity can reverse swimming direction...