AbstractDesigned micro/nanomotors are micro/nanoscale machines capable of autonomous motion in fluids, which have been emerging in recent decades owing to their great potential for biomedical and environmental applications. Among them, light-powered micro/nanomotors, in which motion is driven by light, exhibit various advantages in their precise motion manipulation and thereby a superior scope for application. This review summarizes recent advances in the design, manufacture and motion manipulation of different types of light-powered micro/nanomotors. Their structural features and motion performance are reviewed and compared. The challenges and opportunities of light-powered micro/nanomotors are also discussed. With rapidly increasing innovation, advanced, intelligent and multifunctional light-powered micro/nanomachines will certainly bring profound impacts and changes for human life in the future. View Full-Text
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Chen, H.; Zhao, Q.; Du, X. Light-Powered Micro/Nanomotors. Micromachines 2018, 9, 41.
Chen H, Zhao Q, Du X. Light-Powered Micro/Nanomotors. Micromachines. 2018; 9(2):41.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chen, Hongxu; Zhao, Qilong; Du, Xuemin. 2018. "Light-Powered Micro/Nanomotors." Micromachines 9, no. 2: 41.
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