Publications


  1. G. Natale, C. Datt, S.G. Hatzikiriakos, G.J. Elfring, Autophoretic locomotion in weakly viscoelastic fluids at finite Péclet number
    Physics of Fluids, (2017) to appear. (Editor’s Pick)

  2. G.J. Elfring, Force moments of an active particle in a complex fluid
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics Rapids, 829 (2017) R3. pdf

  3. G. Goyal, G.J. Elfring, I.A. Frigaard, Rheology and flow studies of drag reducing gravel packing fluids
    Rheologica Acta, 56 (2017) 905-914.

  4. Z. Peng, Y. Ding, K. Pietrzyk, G.J. Elfring, O.S. Pak, Propulsion via flexible flapping in granular media
    Physical Review E, 96 (2017) 012907. pdf

  5. C. Datt, G. Natale, S.G. Hatzikiriakos, G.J. Elfring, An active particle in a complex fluid
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 823 (2017) 675–688. pdf

  6. B. Nasouri, A. Khot, G.J. Elfring, Elastic two-sphere swimmer in Stokes flow
    Physical Review Fluids, 2 (2017) 043101. pdf 

  7. Z. Peng, G.J. Elfring, O.S. Pak, Maximizing propulsive thrust of a driven filament at low Reynolds number via variable flexibility
    Soft Matter, 13 (2017) 2339-2347. pdf 

  8. G.J. Elfring, G. Goyal, The effect of gait on swimming in viscoelastic fluids
    Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 234 (2016) 8-14. pdf 

  9. B. Nasouri, G.J. Elfring, Hydrodynamic interactions of cilia on a spherical body
    Physical Review E, 93 (2016) 033111. pdf 

  10. G.J. Elfring, L.G. Leal, T.M. Squires, Surface viscosity and Marangoni stresses at surfactant laden interfaces
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 792 (2016) 712-739. pdf 

  11. Z. Peng, O.S. Pak, G.J. Elfring, Characteristics of undulatory locomotion in granular media
    Physics of Fluids, 28 (2016) 031901. pdf

  12. C. Datt, L. Zhu, G.J. Elfring, O.S. Pak, Squirming through shear-thinning fluids
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics Rapids, 784 (2015) R1. pdf 

  13. G.J. Elfring, A note on the reciprocal theorem for the swimming of simple bodies
    Physics of Fluids, 27 (2015) 023101. pdf 

  14. G.J. Elfring, E. Lauga, Theory of locomotion through complex fluids
    Chapter in Complex Fluids in Biological Systems, S. E. Spagnolie (ed.), Springer, NY, (2014)

  15. G.J. Elfring, E. Lauga, Buckling instability of squeezed droplets
    Physics of Fluids, 24 (2012) 072102. pdf 

  16. M. Sauzade, G.J. Elfring, E. Lauga, Taylor’s swimming sheet: Analysis and improvement of the perturbation series
    Physica D, 240 (2011) 1567-1573. pdf  
    (Special issue of the journal in celebration of the career of Steve Childress)

  17. G.J. Elfring, E. Lauga, Synchronization of flexible sheets
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 674 (2011) 163-173. pdf 

  18. G.J. Elfring, E. Lauga, Passive hydrodynamic synchronization of two-dimensional swimming cells
    Physics of Fluids, 23 (2011) 011902. pdf 

  19. G.J. Elfring, O.S. Pak, E. Lauga, Two-dimensional flagellar synchronization in viscoelastic fluids
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 646 (2010) 505-515. pdf 

  20. G.J. Elfring, E. Lauga, Hydrodynamic phase locking of swimming microorganisms
    Physical Review Letters, 103 (2009) 088101. pdf  (Editors’ Suggestion)

  21. G.J. Elfring, H. Struchtrup, Thermodynamics of pore wetting and swelling in Nafion
    Journal of Membrane Science, 315 (2008) 125-132.

  22. H. Struchtrup, G.J. Elfring, External losses in high-bypass turbo fan air engines
    International Journal of Exergy, Vol.5, No.4 (2008) 400-412.

  23. G.J. Elfring, H. Struchtrup, Thermodynamic considerations on the stability of water in Nafion
    Journal of Membrane Science, 297 (2007) 190-198.