Magnetic Particle Snake

Accompanying 2009 APS March Meeting Paper

Magnetic particles suspended between two liquid layers in a magnetic field self assemble into snake like structures based on the movement of waves at the interface between the liquids. 

Abstract:  L15.00007

Video Length:  0:24

Video Credit:  Alexey Snezhko, Maxim Belkin, and Igor Aranson of Argonne National Laboratory