Self-propelled magnesium based micromotors: synthesis and magnetic steering
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AbstractIn this work the magnesium based Janus micromotors were prepared by an asymmetric coating of Co-Au bilayer on the surface of Mg microparticles. The micromotor could efficiently self-propel in phosphate buffer saline (PBS) with a highest speed of 221 mu m s(-1) without any extra additives through the macrogalvanic corrosion and pitting corrosion mechanism. The influence of pH value of PBS buffer on the motion of micromotor was also investigated. Moreover, we demonstrated that the motion of micromotor could be controlled by an external magnetic field rapidly and accurately, indicating the potential application in biomedicine.
All Author(s) ListJin DD, Yu JF, Chan KH, Zhang L
Name of ConferenceInternational Symposium of Optomechatronics Technology (ISOT)
Start Date of Conference14/10/2015
End Date of Conference16/10/2015
Place of ConferenceNeuchatel
Country/Region of ConferenceSwitzerland
Journal nameMATEC Web of Conferences
Detailed descriptionorganized by EPFL,
Year2015
Month1
Day1
Volume Number32
PublisherE D P SCIENCES
eISBN*****************
ISSN2261-236X
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom

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