Publications / Publicaties

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Journal articles

CM Laurent, JM Dyke, RB Cook, GJ Dyke and R de Kat (2020)
Spectroscopy on the wing: Investigating possible differences in protein secondary structures in feather shafts of birds using Raman spectroscopy”
J. Struct. Biol. 221(1):107529
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsb.2020.107529

CM Laurent, S Ahmed, R Boardman, RB Cook, GJ Dyke, C Palmer, P Schneider and R de Kat (2019)
“Imaging techniques for observing laminar geometry in the feather shaft cortex”
J. Microsc. 277(3):154–159
DOI: 10.1111/jmi.12820

JW Van der Kindere, A Laskari, B Ganapathisubramani and R de Kat (2019)
“Pressure from 2D snapshot PIV”
Exp. Fluids 60:32
DOI: 10.1007/s00348-019-2678-5

A Barbu, R de Kat and B Ganapathisubramani (2018)
“Aerodynamic performance of electro-active membrane wings”
AIAA J. 56(11):4243–4060
DOI: 10.2514/1.J056241

R Bleischwitz, R de Kat, and B Ganapathisubramani (2018)
“Near-wake characteristics of rigid and membrane wings in ground effect”
J. Fluid Struct., 80:199–216
DOI: 10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2018.03.007

A Laskari, R de Kat, RJ Hearst, and B Ganapathisubramani (2018)
“Time evolution of uniform momentum zones in a turbulent boundary layer”
J. Fluid Mech., 842:554–590
DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2018.126

G Gomit, R de Kat, and B Ganapathisubramani (2018)
“Structure of high and low shear-stress events in a turbulent boundary layer”
Phys. Rev. Fluids, 3(1):014609
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevFluids.3.014609

D Fiscaletti, R de Kat, and B Ganapathisubramani (2018)
“Spatial–spectral characteristics of momentum transport in a turbulent boundary layer”
J. Fluid Mech., 836:599–634
DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2017.841

P van Gent, D Michaelis, BW van Oudheusden, P-É Weiss, R de Kat, A Laskari, YJ Jeon, L David, D Schanz, F Huhn, S Gesemann, M Novara, C McPhaden, N Neeteson, D Rival, JFG Schneiders, F Schrijer (2017)
“Comparative assessment of pressure field reconstructions from particle image velocimetry measurements and Lagrangian particle tracking”
Exp. Fluids 58:33
DOI: 10.1007/s00348-017-2324-z

R Bleischwitz, R de Kat & B Ganapathisubramani (2017)
“On the fluid-structure interaction of flexible membrane wings for MAVs in and out of ground-effect”
J Fluid Stucts. 70:214–234
DOI: 10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2016.12.001

R Bleischwitz, R de Kat & B Ganapathisubramani (2016)
“Aeromechanics of membrane and rigid wings in and out of ground-effect at moderate Reynolds numbers”
J Fluid Stucts. 62:318–331
DOI: 10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2016.02.005

A. Laskari, R de Kat & B Ganapathisubramani (2016)
“Full-field pressure from snapshot and time-resolved volumetric PIV”
Exp. Fluids 57:44
DOI: 10.1007/s00348-016-2129-5

R de Kat & B Ganapathisubramani (2015)
“Frequency–wavenumber mapping in turbulent shear flows”
J. Fluid Mech. 783:166–190
DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2015.558

E van Bokhorst, R de Kat, GE Elsinga & D Lentink (2015)
“Feather roughness reduces flow separation during low Reynolds number glides of swifts”
J. Exp. Biol. 218(20):3179–3191
DOI: 10.1242/jeb.121426
Front cover feature and JEB calendar 2016 feature

A Nati, R de Kat, F Scarano & BW van Oudheusden (2015)
“Dynamic pitching effect on a laminar separation bubble”
Exp. Fluids 56:172
DOI: 10.1007/s00348-015-2031-6

R Bleischwitz, R de Kat & B Ganapathisubramani (2015)
“Aspect-ratio effects on aeromechanics of membrane wings at moderate Reynolds numbers”
AIAA Journal 53(3):780–788
DOI: 10.2514/1.J053522

D Lentink & R de Kat (2014)
“Gliding swifts attain laminar flow over rough wings”
PLoS ONE 9(6), e99901
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0099901

OHR Buxton, R de Kat & B Ganapathisubramani (2013)
“The convection of large and intermediate scale fluctuations in a turbulent mixing layer”
Phys. Fluids 25:125105
DOI: 10.1063/1.4837555
Front cover feature

GJ Dyke, R de Kat, C Palmer, JW van der Kindere, D Naish & B Ganapathisubramani (2013)
“Aerodynamic performance of the feathered dinosaur Microraptor and the evolution of feathered flight”
Nature Communications 4:2489
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3489
Dutch TV show episode on “The evolution of flying” (Labyrinth, VPRO, “De evolutie van het vliegen”)
CBBC “Deadly Dinosaurs – Kings Of The Sky” with Steve Backshall vs Maurice the Microraptor (also on BBC iPlayer)

R de Kat & B Ganapathisubramani (2013)
“Pressure from particle image velocimetry for convective flows: A Taylor’s hypothesis approach”
Meas. Sci. Technol. 24, 024002
DOI: 10.1088/0957-0233/24/2/024002

R de Kat & BW van Oudheusden (2012)
“Instantaneous planar pressure determination from PIV in turbulent flow”
Exp. Fluids 52(5):1089-1106
DOI: 10.1007/s00348-011-1237-5

KME De Clercq, R de Kat, B Remes, BW van Oudheusden & H Bijl (2009)
“Aerodynamic experiments on Delfly II: Unsteady lift enhancement”
Int. J. Micro Air Veh.
DOI: 10.1260/175682909790291465

D Lentink, UK Muller, EJ Stamhuis, R de Kat, W van Gestel, LLM Veldhuis, P Henningston, A Hedenstrom, JJ Videler and JL van Leeuwen (2007)
“How swifts control their glide performance with morphing wings”
Nature 446 (7139):1082-1085
DOI: 10.1038/nature05733
Front cover feature, see also this website.