The participating scientists of Bayreuth University, the Radboud University Nijmegen, the research centre DESY in Hamburg, and the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization in Göttingen report their new findings in the scientific journal PNAS. The discovery is of major importance for spinning processes designed for the production of synthetic fibres, and the understanding of vascular stenosis.
Microscopic image of a constricted capillary and a subsequent dilated section. Within the blue area, the particles orientate themselves parallel to the flow direction and in the orange area, perpendicular to the flow orientation.
Image: Department of Physical Chemistry I, University of Bayreuth; free for publication when references are included.
Scatter diagrams, originating from micro-X-ray experiments. A) Parallel orientation to the flow direction prior to the narrowing B) Perpendicular orientation to the flow direction after narrowing in the capillary.
Department of Physical Chemistry I, University of Bayreuth; free for publication when references are included.
Christian Wißler | Universität Bayreuth
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