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Title: Micromotors with built-in compasses
Authors: Schmidt, Oliver G.
Zhao, Guanjia
Sanchez, Samuel
Pumera, Martin
Issue Date: 2012
Source: Zhao, G., Sanchez, S., Schmidt, O. G., Pumera, M. (2012). Micromotors with built-in compasses. Chemical Communications, 48(81), 10090-10092.
Series/Report no.: Chemical communications
Abstract: We demonstrate here that iron containing rolled-up microtubular engines can be magnetized and act as compass needles – they sense the direction of an external magnetic field from afar and align the directionalities of their movements according to the external field, in a similar fashion to magnetotactic bacteria.
DOI: 10.1039/c2cc35671f
Rights: © 2012 The Royal Society of Chemistry.
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