A random collection of simulations created with Cytosim
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vortex
Vortex simulation, 2000 (Nedelec et al. Nature 1997)

spiral
Spiral simulation, 2005 (after Bourdieu et al. PRL 1995)

vortex
Vortex simulation, 06/2007 (Quicktime, 37MB)

self-3D
Self-organization on the surface of a sphere (03/2008, 28MB QT movie,~1 hour CPU time on a single Intel Xeon 3GHz)

self-3D
Detail of self-organization on the surface of a sphere (03/2008, 34MB QT movie, with steric interactions)

steric-2D
A test for steric interactions in 2D (03/2008, 4MB).

steric-3D
A test for steric interactions in 3D (03/2008, 6MB).

cel_beads
Simulation of aster centering in the presence of passive obstacles (2008, 24MB Quicktime movie)

contract1
A contracting active gel with 2800 filaments (3/2011, 12MB MPG movie)

contract2
A clamped contracting gel with 2200 filaments (6/2011, 5MB MPG movie, 3h CPU on single core)

contract3
A clamped contracting gel with 8800 filaments (6/2011, 6MB MPG movie, 10h CPU on single core)

contractile_shell
Actin network contracting over an ellipse (3/2013, 26MB QT movie)