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Multi-functional micromotor: microfluidic fabrication and water treatment application

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Abstract

Micromotors are important for a wide variety of applications. Here, we develop a microfluidic approach for one-step fabrication of a Janus self-propelled micromotor with multiple functions. By fine tuning the fabrication parameters and loading functional nanoparticles, our micromotor reaches a high speed and achieves an oriented function to promote the water purification efficiency and recycling process.

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The article was received on 04 Sep 2017, accepted on 03 Nov 2017 and first published on 09 Nov 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7LC00950J
Citation: Lab Chip, 2017, Advance Article
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    Multi-functional micromotor: microfluidic fabrication and water treatment application

    A. Chen, X. Ge, J. Chen, L. Zhang and J. Xu, Lab Chip, 2017, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C7LC00950J

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