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Author Wang, Joseph.
Title Nanomachines [electronic resource] : fundamentals and applications / Joseph Wang.
Publication Info. Weinheim, Germany : Wiley-VCH c2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Contents Cover; Related Titles; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Preface; 1: Fundamentals -- Small-Scale Propulsion; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Nanomachines History; 1.3 Challenges to Nanoscale Propulsion; 1.4 Low Reynolds Number Hydrodynamics; References; 2: Motion of Natural Nanoswimmers; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Chemically Powered Motor Proteins; 2.2.1 Biological Motors: Active Workhorses of Cells; 2.2.2 Protein Motors: Basic Operation; 2.2.3 Kinesins; 2.2.4 Myosins; 2.2.5 Dyneins; 2.2.6 Biomotor-based Active Nanoscale Transport in Microchip Devices; 2.3 Rotary Biomotors; 2.4 Swimming Microorganisms
2.4.1 Bacterial Flagella -- Escherichia coli2.4.2 Sperm Motility; 2.4.3 Cilia-Driven Swimming of Paramecium; 2.4.4 Bacteria Transporters and Actuators; References; 3: Molecular Machines; 3.1 Stimuli-Responsive Rotaxane, Pseudorotaxane, and Catenane Nanomachines; 3.2 Molecular Rotary Motors; 3.3 Light-Driven Molecular Machines based on cis-trans Photoisomerization; 3.3.1 Azobenzene-based Nanomachines; 3.4 Nanocars; 3.5 DNA Nanomachines; 3.5.1 Autonomous Enzyme-Assisted DNA Nanomachines; 3.5.2 DNA Spiders; 3.5.3 pH and Light Switchable DNA Machines; References
4: Self-Propelling Chemically Powered Devices4.1 Self-Propelling Catalytic Nanowires; 4.1.1 Propulsion Mechanism of Catalytic Nanowire Motors; 4.1.2 Magnetically Directed Movement of Catalytic Nanowire Motors; 4.2 Catalytic Tubular Microengines; 4.2.1 Bubble-Propulsion Mechanism of Tubular Microengines; 4.2.2 Preparation of Tubular Microengines; 4.3 Catalytic Janus Microparticles: Spherical Motors; 4.3.1 Preparation of Catalytic Janus Particle Motors; 4.3.2 Propulsion Mechanisms of Catalytic Janus Spherical Motors; 4.4 Controlled Motion of Chemically Powered Nano/Microscale Motors
4.4.1 Thermally Controlled Nanomotors4.4.2 Light Control of Catalytic Motors; 4.4.3 Potential Control of Catalytic Motors; 4.5 Alternative Fuels for Chemically Powered Micro/Nanoscale Motors; 4.6 Collective Behavior: Toward Swarming and Chemotaxis; 4.6.1 Triggered Self-Organization of Microparticles; 4.6.2 Chemotaxis: Movement along Concentration Gradients; 4.7 Biocatalytic Propulsion; 4.8 Motion Based on Asymmetric Release of Chemicals; 4.9 Polymerization-Induced Motion; References; 5: Externally Powered Nanomotors -- Fuel-Free Nanoswimmers; 5.1 Magnetically Driven Nanomotors
5.1.1 Helical Propellers5.1.2 Flexible Swimmers; 5.1.3 Surface Walkers; 5.1.4 Magnetically Actuated Artificial Cilia Array; 5.2 Electrically Driven Nanomotors; 5.2.1 Motion of Miniature Diodes; 5.2.2 Micromotors Driven by Bipolar Electrochemistry; 5.3 Ultrasound-Actuated Micromotors; 5.4 Light-Driven Micromotors; 5.5 Hybrid Nanomotors; References; 6: Applications of Nano/Microscale Motors; 6.1 Cargo Towing: Toward Drug Delivery; 6.1.1 Cargo-Loading Schemes; 6.1.2 Cargo Release Strategies; 6.1.3 Drug Delivery: Realizing the Fantastic Voyage Vision; 6.2 Biosensing and Target Isolation
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Oct. 08, 2013).
Subject Nanoelectromechanical systems.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
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