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Microbiorobotics by Julius Agung, Edward Steager, Minjun Kim

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Chapter 11

Control of Tetrahymena pyriformis as a Microrobot

Dalhyung Kim, Sean Brigandi, Paul Kim and MinJun Kim

Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

11.1 Introduction

There is great interest in microrobots since the development of microelectrom chanical systems (MEMS) technology. Some researchers have tried to use microorganisms such as bacteria [14], Euglena[5], Paramecium[6], and Tetrahymena[7, 8] as microrobots. There are some advantages when biological ...

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