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A machine from machines




Building spinning microrotors that self-assemble and synchronize to form a gear sounds like an impossible feat. However, it has now been achieved using only a single type of building block -- a colloid that self-propels.

Author(s): Fischer, Peer
Journal: Nature Physics
Volume: 14
Pages: 1072–1073
Year: 2018
Month: July
Day: 27

Department(s): Micro, Nano, and Molecular Systems
Bibtex Type: Miscellaneous (misc)

DOI: 10.1038/s41567-018-0247-0
State: Published
URL: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-018-0247-0


  title = {A machine from machines},
  author = {Fischer, Peer},
  journal = {Nature Physics},
  volume = {14},
  pages = {1072–1073},
  month = jul,
  year = {2018},
  url = {https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-018-0247-0},
  month_numeric = {7}