Hauptseminar Active Matter SS 2015/Gradient-Based Microswimmers (E)

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Datum
Thema
Gradient-Based Microswimmers (E)
Vortragender
(reserved for) Divya Virmani

Contents

In this topic an overview is given of the development of gradient-based artificial microswimmers. The first steps in this direction were taken by the group of Prof. G. Whitesides, who created microscopic self-propelled rafts. These primitive ideas were built upon by the group of A. Sen and T.E. Mallouk who created self-electrophoretic nanorods. Both of these will be discussed in detail and an overview of other developments in this field will be provided.

Literature

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  • G.A. Ozin et al., Adv. Mater. 17, 3011 (2005)
  • J.R. Howse et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 048102 (2007)
  • I. Buttinoni et al., J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 24, 284129 (2012)