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Special Issue on Micro-/Nanorobotics

Prof Hongsoo Choi, Wen Li, Prof Li Zhang

  1. Research

    Magnetic microrobot and its application in a microfluidic system

    This paper researches the design and control method of a microrobot in a microfluidic system by electromagnetic field. The microrobot can move along the microchannel to a required position, and by changing the...

    Jingyi Wang, Niandong Jiao, Steve Tung and Lianqing Liu

    Robotics and Biomimetics 2014 1:18

    Published on: 22 December 2014

  2. Research

    Cell segmentation and pipette identification for automated patch clamp recording

    A visual-based approach for identifying living cells and performing the automated patch clamp recording was reported. Based on the image processing and blob detection algorithm, the vision-based method was dev...

    Runhuai Yang, Chi Ho Tam, Ka Lun Cheung, Kai Chun Wong, Ning Xi, Jie Yang and King Wai Chiu Lai

    Robotics and Biomimetics 2014 1:20

    Published on: 5 December 2014

  3. Review

    Tubular micromotors: from microjets to spermbots

    In the last decade, it was demonstrated that tubular micromotors are of potential interest for environmental, sensing, and medical applications. Even though catalytic micromotors rely on toxic fuel for their p...

    Veronika Magdanz, Maria Guix and Oliver G Schmidt

    Robotics and Biomimetics 2014 1:11

    Published on: 8 October 2014