Geometry Design, Principles and Assembly of Micromotors
AbstractDiscovery of bio-inspired, self-propelled and externally-powered nano-/micro-motors, rotors and engines (micromachines) is considered a potentially revolutionary paradigm in nanoscience. Nature knows how to combine different elements together in a fluidic state for intelligent design of nano-/micro-machines, which operate by pumping, stirring, and diffusion of their internal components. Taking inspirations from nature, scientists endeavor to develop the best materials, geometries, and conditions for self-propelled motion, and to better understand their mechanisms of motion and interactions. Today, microfluidic technology offers considerable advantages for the next generation of biomimetic particles, droplets and capsules. This review summarizes recent achievements in the field of nano-/micromotors, and methods of their external control and collective behaviors, which may stimulate new ideas for a broad range of applications. View Full-Text
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Ning, H.; Zhang, Y.; Zhu, H.; Ingham, A.; Huang, G.; Mei, Y.; Solovev, A.A. Geometry Design, Principles and Assembly of Micromotors. Micromachines 2018, 9, 75.
Ning H, Zhang Y, Zhu H, Ingham A, Huang G, Mei Y, Solovev AA. Geometry Design, Principles and Assembly of Micromotors. Micromachines. 2018; 9(2):75.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ning, Huanpo; Zhang, Yan; Zhu, Hong; Ingham, Andreas; Huang, Gaoshan; Mei, Yongfeng; Solovev, Alexander A. 2018. "Geometry Design, Principles and Assembly of Micromotors." Micromachines 9, no. 2: 75.
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