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  • Direct measurement of Lighthill’s energetic efficiency of a minimal magnetic microswimmer 

    Calero, Carles; García Torres, José Manuel; Ortiz Ambriz, Antonio; Sagués Mestres, Francesc; Pagonabarraga, I.; Tierno, Prieto (2019-09-27)
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    The realization of artificial microscopic swimmers able to propel in viscous fluids is an emergent research field of fundamental interest and vast technological applications. For certain functionalities, the efficiency ...
  • Magnetically tunable bidirectional locomotion of a self-assembled nanorod-sphere propeller 

    García Torres, José Manuel; Calero, Carles; Sagués Mestres, Francesc; Pagonabarraga, I.; Tierno, Prieto (2018-04-25)
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    Field-driven direct assembly of nanoscale matter has impact in disparate fields of science. In microscale systems, such concept has been recently exploited to optimize propulsion in viscous fluids. Despite the great ...
  • Magnetic propulsion of recyclable catalytic nano-cleaners for pollutant degradation 

    García Torres, José Manuel; Serrà, Albert; Tierno, Prieto; Alcobé, Xavier; Vallés, E. (2017)
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    Electrochemically fabricated magnetic mesoporous CoNi@Pt nanorods are excellent nanomotors with controlled magnetic propulsion and excellent catalytic properties. The core–shell structure allows a double functionality: (i) ...
  • Swimming modes of self-assembled magnetic micropropeller 

    Calero, Carles; García Torres, José Manuel; Sagués Mestres, Francesc; Pagonabarraga, I.; Tierno, Prieto (2018)
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