Current Approaches and Techniques

  • Constantinos Mavroidis
  • Antoine Ferreira

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Nanorobotics: The Vision and Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Constantinos Mavroidis, Antoine Ferreira
      Pages 3-27
    3. Ari Requicha
      Pages 41-49
    4. Evangelos Papadopoulos, Iosif Paraskevas, Thaleia Flessa
      Pages 69-92
    5. Robert A. Freitas Jr.
      Pages 93-111
  3. Nano-Manipulation and Industrial Nanorobotics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Zhidong Wang, Lianqing Liu, Jing Huo, Zhiyu Wang, Ning Xi, Zaili Dong
      Pages 115-135
    3. Lixin Dong, Xinyong Tao, Zheng Fan, Li Zhang, Xiaobin Zhang, Bradley J. Nelson et al.
      Pages 137-153
    4. Yan Liang Zhang, Yong Zhang, Changhai Ru, Jason Li, Yu Sun
      Pages 155-165
  4. Nano-Manipulation in Biomedical Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
    2. Fumihito Arai, Hisataka Maruyama
      Pages 169-190
    3. Michael Weigel-Jech, Sergej Fatikow
      Pages 191-222
  5. Inside the Body Nanorobotic Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 241-241
    2. Laurent Arcese, Matthieu Fruchard, Antoine Ferreira
      Pages 243-273
    3. Simone Schürle, Bradley E. Kratochvil, Salvador Pané, Mohammad Arif Zeeshan, Bradley J. Nelson
      Pages 275-299
    4. Christian Dahmen, Tim Wortmann, Sergej Fatikow
      Pages 301-322
  6. Bio-Nano Actuators for Nanorobotics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 353-353
    2. Harish Chandran, Nikhil Gopalkrishnan, John Reif
      Pages 355-382
    3. Ahlem Abbaci, Stéphane Régnier
      Pages 383-409
    4. Toshio Fukuda, Kousuke Nogawa, Masaru Kojima, Masahiro Nakajima, Michio Homma
      Pages 411-423
    5. Gaurav Sharma, Atul Dubey, Constantinos Mavroidis
      Pages 425-455
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 457-467

About this book


Nanorobot devices now perform a wide variety of tasks at the nanoscale in a wide variety of fields including but not limited to fields such as manufacturing, medicine, supply chain, biology, and outer space. Nanorobotics: Current Approaches and Techniques is a comprehensive overview of this interdisciplinary field with a wide ranging discussion that includes nano-manipulation and industrial nanorobotics, nanorobotics in biology and medicine, nanorobotic sensing, navigation and swarm behavior, and protein and DNA-based nanorobotics.

Also included is the latest on topics such as bio-nano-actuators and propulsion and navigation of nanorobotic systems using magnetic fields.

Nanorobotics: Current Approaches and Techniques is an ideal book for scientists, researchers, and engineers actively involved in applied and robotic research and development.


Bio-Nano-Electromechanical Systems Biomaterials Nano-Manipulation Nanorobotics Nanosurgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Constantinos Mavroidis
    • 1
  • Antoine Ferreira
    • 2
  1. 1., Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Eng.Northeastern UniversityBostonUSA
  2. 2.ENSI BourgesInstitut PRISMEBourgesFrance

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-2118-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-2119-1
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