DOI: 10.1039/d3sm01451g ISSN: 1744-683X

Active self-assembly of colloidal machines with passive rotational parts via coordination of phoresis and osmosis

Nan Yu, Zameer Hussain Shah, Majid Basharat, Shuo Wang, Xuemao Zhou, Guanhua Lin, Scott A. Edwards, Mingcheng Yang, Yongxiang Gao
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • General Chemistry

Micromachines of rich rotational dynamics are assembled from active colloid of varying attachment level and passive colloids via cooperation of phoresis and osmosis, a strategy of general interest for building micromachinery with repetitive motion.

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