Artificial micro-cinderella based on self-propelled micromagnets for the active separation of paramagnetic particles

Guanjia Zhao, Hong Wang, Samuel Sanchez, Oliver G. Schmidt, Martin Pumera

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In this work, we will show that ferromagnetic microjets can pick-up paramagnetic beads while not showing any interaction with diamagnetic silica microparticles for the active separation of microparticles in solution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5147-5149
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number45
Publication statusPublished - 2013 May 9


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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