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Contact: Faith Singer-Villalobos
University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center

A Tailor-Made Fluid Flow

Caption: Placing a micropillar in a micro-channel causes flow to fundamentally change. By varying the size and location of the pillar, a rich variety of flows can be created. The figure shows a simulation of streamlines for one particular configuration run on TACC's Stampede supercomputer.

Credit: Baskar Ganapathysubramanian, Iowa State University

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