Nanorobot Movement: Challenges and Biologically inspired solutions


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International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems

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Nanorobot Movement: Challenges and Biologically inspired solutions

N. N. Sharma * / R.K. Mittal

Keywords : Nanorobots, Nano-Swimmers, Diffusion, nanoparticle; Brownian motion; System Modelling

Citation Information : International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems. Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 87-109, DOI:

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Published Online: 13-December-2017



Nanorobotics is the technology of creating machines or robots of the size of few hundred nanometres and below consisting of components of nanoscale or molecular size. There is an all around development in nanotechnology towards realization of nanorobots in the last two decades. In the present work, the compilation of advancement in nanotechnology in context to nanorobots is done. The challenges and issues in movement of a nanorobot and innovations present in nature to overcome the difficulties in moving at nano-size regimes are discussed. The efficiency aspect in context to artificial nanorobot is also presented.

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