Research report 2015 - Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart site

The smallest human-made nano-motor

Authors
Sánchez, Samuel
Departments
Forschungsgruppe "Smart Nanobiodevices"
Summary
Tiny self-propelled motors which speed through the water and clean up pollutions along the way or small robots which can swim effortlessly through blood to one day transport medication to a certain part of the body – this sounds like taken from a science fiction movie script. However, Samuel Sánchez is already hard at work in his lab at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart to make these visions come true. Self-propelled micro-nanorobots and the usage as integrated sensors in microfluid-chips: that’s the topic of Sánchez` research group.

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