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Insect and insect-inspired aerodynamics: unsteadiness, structural mechanics and flight control.

Bomphrey RJ, Godoy-Diana R.

Curr Opin Insect Sci. 2018 Dec;30:26-32. doi: 10.1016/j.cois.2018.08.003. Epub 2018 Aug 24.


Smart wing rotation and trailing-edge vortices enable high frequency mosquito flight.

Bomphrey RJ, Nakata T, Phillips N, Walker SM.

Nature. 2017 Apr 6;544(7648):92-95. doi: 10.1038/nature21727. Epub 2017 Mar 29.


Petiolate wings: effects on the leading-edge vortex in flapping flight.

Phillips N, Knowles K, Bomphrey RJ.

Interface Focus. 2017 Feb 6;7(1):20160084. doi: 10.1098/rsfs.2016.0084.


Flight of the dragonflies and damselflies.

Bomphrey RJ, Nakata T, Henningsson P, Lin HT.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2016 Sep 26;371(1704). pii: 20150389. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0389. Review.


A CFD-informed quasi-steady model of flapping wing aerodynamics.

Nakata T, Liu H, Bomphrey RJ.

J Fluid Mech. 2015 Nov;783:323-343.


Morphomechanical Innovation Drives Explosive Seed Dispersal.

Hofhuis H, Moulton D, Lessinnes T, Routier-Kierzkowska AL, Bomphrey RJ, Mosca G, Reinhardt H, Sarchet P, Gan X, Tsiantis M, Ventikos Y, Walker S, Goriely A, Smith R, Hay A.

Cell. 2016 Jun 30;166(1):222-33. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.05.002. Epub 2016 Jun 2.


Enhanced flight performance by genetic manipulation of wing shape in Drosophila.

Ray RP, Nakata T, Henningsson P, Bomphrey RJ.

Nat Commun. 2016 Mar 1;7:10851. doi: 10.1038/ncomms10851.


The effect of aspect ratio on the leading-edge vortex over an insect-like flapping wing.

Phillips N, Knowles K, Bomphrey RJ.

Bioinspir Biomim. 2015 Oct 9;10(5):056020. doi: 10.1088/1748-3190/10/5/056020.


The complex aerodynamic footprint of desert locusts revealed by large-volume tomographic particle image velocimetry.

Henningsson P, Michaelis D, Nakata T, Schanz D, Geisler R, Schröder A, Bomphrey RJ.

J R Soc Interface. 2015 Jul 6;12(108):20150119. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2015.0119.


Iodine vapor staining for atomic number contrast in backscattered electron and X-ray imaging.

Boyde A, Mccorkell FA, Taylor GK, Bomphrey RJ, Doube M.

Microsc Res Tech. 2014 Dec;77(12):1044-51. doi: 10.1002/jemt.22435. Epub 2014 Sep 15.


See-saw rocking: an in vitro model for mechanotransduction research.

Tucker RP, Henningsson P, Franklin SL, Chen D, Ventikos Y, Bomphrey RJ, Thompson MS.

J R Soc Interface. 2014 Aug 6;11(97):20140330. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2014.0330.


Wake development behind paired wings with tip and root trailing vortices: consequences for animal flight force estimates.

Horstmann JT, Henningsson P, Thomas AL, Bomphrey RJ.

PLoS One. 2014 Mar 14;9(3):e91040. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091040. eCollection 2014.


Efficiency of lift production in flapping and gliding flight of swifts.

Henningsson P, Hedenström A, Bomphrey RJ.

PLoS One. 2014 Feb 28;9(2):e90170. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090170. eCollection 2014.


Vision-based flight control in the hawkmoth Hyles lineata.

Windsor SP, Bomphrey RJ, Taylor GK.

J R Soc Interface. 2013 Dec 11;11(91):20130921. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2013.0921. Print 2014 Feb 6.


Span efficiency in hawkmoths.

Henningsson P, Bomphrey RJ.

J R Soc Interface. 2013 May 8;10(84):20130099. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2013.0099. Print 2013 Jul 6.


Tomographic particle image velocimetry of desert locust wakes: instantaneous volumes combine to reveal hidden vortex elements and rapid wake deformation.

Bomphrey RJ, Henningsson P, Michaelis D, Hollis D.

J R Soc Interface. 2012 Dec 7;9(77):3378-86. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2012.0418. Epub 2012 Sep 12.


Time-varying span efficiency through the wingbeat of desert locusts.

Henningsson P, Bomphrey RJ.

J R Soc Interface. 2012 Jun 7;9(71):1177-86. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2011.0749. Epub 2011 Nov 23.


Rhythmic actomyosin-driven contractions induced by sperm entry predict mammalian embryo viability.

Ajduk A, Ilozue T, Windsor S, Yu Y, Seres KB, Bomphrey RJ, Tom BD, Swann K, Thomas A, Graham C, Zernicka-Goetz M.

Nat Commun. 2011 Aug 9;2:417. doi: 10.1038/ncomms1424.


The typical flight performance of blowflies: measuring the normal performance envelope of Calliphora vicina using a novel corner-cube arena.

Bomphrey RJ, Walker SM, Taylor GK.

PLoS One. 2009 Nov 18;4(11):e7852. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007852.


Details of insect wing design and deformation enhance aerodynamic function and flight efficiency.

Young J, Walker SM, Bomphrey RJ, Taylor GK, Thomas AL.

Science. 2009 Sep 18;325(5947):1549-52. doi: 10.1126/science.1175928.


New experimental approaches to the biology of flight control systems.

Taylor GK, Bacic M, Bomphrey RJ, Carruthers AC, Gillies J, Walker SM, Thomas AL.

J Exp Biol. 2008 Jan;211(Pt 2):258-66. doi: 10.1242/jeb.012625. Review.


Insects in flight: direct visualization and flow measurements.

Bomphrey RJ.

Bioinspir Biomim. 2006 Dec;1(4):S1-9. Epub 2006 Dec 22. Review.


Digital particle image velocimetry measurements of the downwash distribution of a desert locust Schistocerca gregaria.

Bomphrey RJ, Taylor GK, Lawson NJ, Thomas AL.

J R Soc Interface. 2006 Apr 22;3(7):311-7.


The aerodynamics of Manduca sexta: digital particle image velocimetry analysis of the leading-edge vortex.

Bomphrey RJ, Lawson NJ, Harding NJ, Taylor GK, Thomas AL.

J Exp Biol. 2005 Mar;208(Pt 6):1079-94.


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