Silas Alben
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Flapping states of a flag in an inviscid fluid: bistability and the transition to chaos
S Alben, MJ Shelley
Physical review letters 100 (7), 074301, 2008
Drag reduction through self-similar bending of a flexible body
S Alben, M Shelley, J Zhang
Nature 420 (6915), 479-481, 2002
Foldable structures and the natural design of pollen grains
E Katifori, S Alben, E Cerda, DR Nelson, J Dumais
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107 (17), 7635-7639, 2010
How bumps on whale flippers delay stall: an aerodynamic model
EA Van Nierop, S Alben, MP Brenner
Physical review letters 100 (5), 054502, 2008
Coherent locomotion as an attracting state for a free flapping body
S Alben, M Shelley
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 102 (32), 11163-11166, 2005
Dynamics of freely swimming flexible foils
S Alben, C Witt, TV Baker, E Anderson, GV Lauder
Physics of Fluids 24 (5), 051901, 2012
The mechanics of active fin-shape control in ray-finned fishes
S Alben, PG Madden, GV Lauder
Journal of The Royal Society Interface 4 (13), 243-256, 2007
Optimal flexibility of a flapping appendage in an inviscid fluid
S Alben
Journal of Fluid Mechanics 614, 355-380, 2008
Edge effects determine the direction of bilayer bending
S Alben, B Balakrisnan, E Smela
Nano letters 11 (6), 2280-2285, 2011
Simulating the dynamics of flexible bodies and vortex sheets
S Alben
Journal of Computational Physics 228 (7), 2587-2603, 2009
How flexibility induces streamlining in a two-dimensional flow
S Alben, M Shelley, J Zhang
Physics of Fluids 16 (5), 1694-1713, 2004
Wake-mediated synchronization and drafting in coupled flags
S Alben
Journal of Fluid Mechanics 641, 489, 2009
Passive robotic models of propulsion by the bodies and caudal fins of fish
GV Lauder, B Flammang, S Alben
Integrative and comparative biology 52 (5), 576-587, 2012
Intracellular localization of nanoparticle dimers by chirality reversal
M Sun, L Xu, JH Bahng, H Kuang, S Alben, NA Kotov, C Xu
Nature communications 8 (1), 1-10, 2017
The flapping-flag instability as a nonlinear eigenvalue problem
S Alben
Physics of Fluids 20 (10), 104106, 2008
Passive and active bodies in vortex-street wakes
S Alben
Journal of fluid mechanics 642, 95, 2010
Functional morphology of the fin rays of teleost fishes
BE Flammang, S Alben, PGA Madden, GV Lauder
Journal of morphology 274 (9), 1044-1059, 2013
Efficient kinematics for jet-propelled swimming
S Alben, LA Miller, J Peng
Journal of Fluid Mechanics 733, 100, 2013
Using computational and mechanical models to study animal locomotion
LA Miller, DI Goldman, TL Hedrick, ED Tytell, ZJ Wang, J Yen, S Alben
Integrative and comparative biology 52 (5), 553-575, 2012
On the swimming of a flexible body in a vortex street
S Alben
Journal of fluid mechanics 635, 27, 2009
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