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Biophysics of algae and bacteria (theory and experiment)

A. Hope, O. A. Croze, W. C. K. Poon, M. A. Bees & M. D. Haw
Resonant alignment of microswimmer trajectories in oscillatory shear flows
Phys. Rev. Fluids 1, 051201(R)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevFluids.1.051201

S. Widder et al. Challenges in microbial ecology: building predictive understanding of community function and dynamics. ISME J. 1–12 (2016) DOI:10.1038/ismej.2016.45

M. A. Bees & O. A. Croze, Mathematics for streamlined biofuel production from unicellular algae. Biofuels 5, 53 (2014) DOI:10.4155/bfs.13.66

O. A. Croze, G. Sardina, M. Ahmed, M. A. Bees & L. Brandt, Dispersion of swimming algae in laminar and turbulent channel flows: consequences for photobioreactors. J. R. Soc. Interface 10 20121041 (2013) DOI:10.1098/rsif.2012.1041

R. N. Bearon, M. A. Bees & O. A. Croze, Biased swimming cells do not disperse in pipes as tracers: a rational population model based on microscale behaviour. Phys. Fluids 24, 121902 (2012) DOI:10.1063/1.4772189

V. Martinez, R. Besseling, O. A. Croze, … , M. A. Bees, L. G. Wilson & W. C. K. Poon, Differential Dynamic Microscopy: a high-throughput method for the characterisation of microorganisms. Biophys. J. 103 525-534 (2012) DOI:10.1016/j.bpj.2012.08.045. Highlighted by Biophysical Journal as ‘Emerging Biophysical Technology’ and in a Nature Methods Research Highlight

M. D. Haw & O. A. Croze, Physics comes to life. Physics World 25 39-43 (2012) RG

O. A. Croze, G. P. Ferguson, M. E. Cates & W. C. K. Poon, Migration of chemotactic bacteria in soft agar: role of gel concentration. Biophys. J. 101 525-534 (2011) DOI:10.1016/j.bpj.2011.06.023

O. A. Croze, E. E. Ashraf & M. A. Bees, Sheared bioconvection in a horizontal tube. Phys. Biol. 7 046001 (2010) DOI:10.1088/1478-3975/7/4/046001. Highlighted as Patterns of swimming algae in horizontal pipe flow, Physical Biology Labtalk feature (Jan 26, 2011)

M. A. Bees & O. A. Croze, Dispersion of biased swimming microorganisms in a fluid flowing through a tube. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. A 466, 2057-2077 (2010) DOI:10.1098/rspa.2009.0606

O. A. Croze, A quick guide to working with bacteria in Soft Matter: From Synthetic to Biological Materials Lecture Notes of the 39th IFF Spring School, D11.12 (2008) RG


Other (QED and soft matter)

O. A. Croze, Does the Feigel effect break the first law? arXiv:1304.3338

O. A. Croze, Alternative derivation of the Feigel effect and call for its experimental verification. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. A 468, 429-447 (2012) DOI:10.1098/rspa.2011.0481

O. A. Croze & M. E. Cates, Nonadditivity of polymeric and charged surface interactions: consequences for doped lamellar phases. Langmuir 21(12), 5627-5638 (2005) DOI:10.1021/la0501738