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Applied Physics Letters, ISSN 0003-6951, 03/2019, Volume 114, Issue 12, p. 123701
Effective propulsion of untethered micro-/nanorobots at low Reynolds numbers can offer possibilities for promising biomedical applications. Diverse locomotion... 
HELICAL MICROSWIMMERS | PHYSICS, APPLIED | MICROROBOTS
Journal Article
Scientific Reports, ISSN 2045-2322, 07/2016, Volume 6, Issue 1, p. 30713
Magnetically actuated ciliary microrobots were designed, fabricated, and manipulated to mimic cilia-based microorganisms such as paramecia. Full... 
FORCE | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | MICROSWIMMERS | PROPULSION | LIFE
Journal Article
Chemical Society Reviews, ISSN 0306-0012, 09/2017, Volume 46, Issue 18, pp. 5508 - 5518
Designing microscopic and nanoscopic self-propelled particles and characterising their motion have become a major scientific challenge over the past few... 
MICROMOTORS | PARTICLES | MICROSWIMMERS | MOTORS | NANOMOTORS | CHEMISTRY, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | PROPULSION
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ISSN 0306-0012, 9/2017, Volume 46, Issue 18, pp. 558 - 5518
Designing microscopic and nanoscopic self-propelled particles and characterising their motion have become a major scientific challenge over the past few... 
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Advanced Materials, ISSN 0935-9648, 06/2017, Volume 29, Issue 24, p. n/a
In article no. 1606301, different approaches for integrating spermatozoa as functional components of microrobotic devices are discussed by Veronika Magdanz,... 
microhelixes | microswimmers | spermatozoa | microrobotics | microtubes | Spermatozoa
Journal Article
NEW JOURNAL OF PHYSICS, ISSN 1367-2630, 03/2019, Volume 21, Issue 3, p. 33041
Having a production line for microrobots is fundamental to their widespread application in many areas. Thanks to their flexibility, active colloidal molecules... 
active colloids | microswimmers | PHYSICS, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | microrobots
Journal Article
Physical Review Letters, ISSN 0031-9007, 06/2013, Volume 110, Issue 26, p. 268301
Brownian transport of self-propelled overdamped microswimmers (like Janus particles) in a two-dimensional periodically compartmentalized channel is numerically... 
MAGNETIC-FLUX QUANTA | TRANSPORT | MOTION | PHYSICS, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | MICROSWIMMERS | LOCOMOTION | DIFFUSION | BROWNIAN MOTORS
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ACS Nano, ISSN 1936-0851, 11/2018, Volume 12, Issue 11, pp. 10932 - 10938
We present a framework to quantitatively predict the linear and rotational directed motion of synthetic modular microswimmers. To this end, we study binary... 
electro-osmotic flow | self-assembly | synthetic active matter | modular microswimmers | nonreciprocal forces | MATERIALS SCIENCE, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | MICROSWIMMERS | CHEMISTRY, PHYSICAL | NANOSCIENCE & NANOTECHNOLOGY | CHEMISTRY, MULTIDISCIPLINARY
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Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, ISSN 0031-9015, 2018, Volume 87, Issue 6, p. 64004
Due to the Chirality of active particles, the transversal asymmetry can induce the the longitudinal directed transport. The transport of chiral active... 
DYNAMICS | ACTIVE PARTICLES | PHYSICS, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | MICROSWIMMERS
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Nature Communications, ISSN 2041-1723, 07/2015, Volume 6, Issue 1, p. 7855
The direct conversion of light into work allows the driving of micron-sized motors in a contactless, controllable and continuous way. Light-to-work conversion... 
MOTORS | PARTICLES | GRADIENTS | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | MICROSWIMMERS | PROPULSION | Actuation | Laser beams | Temperature effects | Light | Micromotors | Direct conversion
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Nature Communications, ISSN 2041-1723, 2014, Volume 5, Issue 1, p. 4829
Many motile microorganisms adjust their swimming motion relative to the gravitational field and thus counteract sedimentation to the ground. This gravitactic... 
MICROORGANISMS | FLAGELLATE EUGLENA-GRACILIS | TRANSPORT | MECHANICS | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | MICROSWIMMERS | GRAVIORIENTATION | TRANSDUCTION | PHOTOTAXIS | GRAVIPERCEPTION | PARAMECIUM
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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, ISSN 0027-8424, 12/2017, Volume 114, Issue 50, pp. 13085 - 13090
The flagellar swimming of euglenids, which are propelled by a single anterior flagellum, is characterized by a generalized helical motion. The 3D nature of... 
LOW-REYNOLDS-NUMBER | MICROORGANISMS | SYSTEM | microswimmers | helical trajectories | microscopy imaging | Euglena gracilis | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | TRACKING | MOVEMENT | 3D flagellum shapes | Physiological aspects | Flagella (Microbiology) | Biological Sciences | Physical Sciences
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Accounts of Chemical Research, ISSN 0001-4842, 12/2018, Volume 51, Issue 12, pp. 2982 - 2990
Conspectus The ability to navigate in chemical gradients, called chemotaxis, is crucial for the survival of microorganisms. It allows them to find food and to... 
HYDRODYNAMICS | PATTERN-FORMATION | MODEL | SELF-MOTION | CHEMISTRY, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | MICROSWIMMERS
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New Journal of Physics, ISSN 1367-2630, 01/2018, Volume 20, Issue 1, p. 15001
The stationary-state distribution function of confined active Brownian particles (ABPs) is analyzed by computer simulations and analytical calculations. We... 
active Brownian particle | active matter | confinement | trapping | microswimmer | EMERGENT BEHAVIOR | FLUIDS | MATTER | PHYSICS, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | MICROSWIMMERS | COLLOIDS | PRESSURE | DYNAMICS | SYSTEMS | Economic models | Velocity | Probability distribution
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Reports on Progress in Physics, ISSN 0034-4885, 05/2015, Volume 78, Issue 5, pp. 056601 - 50
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Small, ISSN 1613-6810, 11/2019, Volume 15, Issue 46, pp. 1970246 - n/a
In article number 1903379, Ahmed Mourran and co‐workers fabricate a spiral‐shaped microgel rotor that operates in the low Reynolds number regime. Light induces... 
microswimmers | rotational motion | out‐of‐equilibrium | microgels | photothermal actuation | Stokes flow
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