CHIRAL FLUIDS

Model oddity

A model fluid comprising rotating magnetic particles behaves according to the equations of hydrodynamics, but for a few key differences due to broken mirror symmetry. The resulting active chiral fluid is characterized by parity-odd Hall viscosity.

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Fig. 1: In the experiments reported by Soni and co-authors a magnet rotates around a suspension of particles with magnetic moments.

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Correspondence to Alexander Abanov.

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