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Microfluidic crystals

Impossible order

The discovery that microfluidic 'crystals' exhibit long-range collective behaviour demonstrates their potential use as a testbed for studying dissipative self-organization and other non-equilibrium phenomena.

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Figure 1: Self-organization in dissipative microfluidic systems.


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