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Title: "Micro-robots" team up to act like vacuum cleaner

"Micro-robots" designed by Argonne National Laboratory physicists Alexey Snezhko and Igor Aronson pick up free-floating particles. The competing hydrodynamic flows created by the four-aster more »assembly trap the particles. This video is courtesy of Nature Materials. Read more about the bots at« less
Title: "Micro-robots" team up to act like vacuum cleaner
Publication Date: 2011-01-01
OSTI Identifier: 1045475
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY ; Microrobots ; science ; technology ; nanotechnology ; nano ; robots ; argonne ; national ; laboratory ; aronson ; snezhko ; materials ; physics ; bead ; particles ; hydrodynamics ; magnets ; magnetic ; fields ; nanobots ; asters ; vaccuum
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:00:30
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27