Zettl Research Group
Adam Fennimore & Tom Yuzvinsky
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These animated gifs were assembled using many scanning electron microscope (SEM) images recorded as the motor was "walked" through one complete revolution.
Realtime video recorded with an SEM showing the continuous movement of a rotational nanoactuator/nanomotor driven rapidly by low level (less than 5V) AC signals.
Images created by Noah Bodzin
Movie shows stylized fabrication and operation of nanoactuator/nanomotor. Created by Noah Bodzin
AVI (56 MB)
WMV (21 MB)
Winner of the 2004 R&D 100 Award!