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Ray Optics for Gliders

@inproceedings{Ross2021RayOF,
  title={Ray Optics for Gliders},
  author={Tyler D. Ross and Dino Osmanovi'c and John F. Brady and Paul W. K. Rothemund},
  year={2021}
}
Control of self-propelled particles is central to the development of many microrobotic tech-nologies, from dynamically reconfigurable materials to advanced lab-on-a-chip systems. How-ever, there are few physical principles by which particle trajectories can be specified and can be used to generate a wide range of behaviors. Within the field of ray optics, a single principle for controlling the trajectory of light—Snell’s law—yields an intuitive framework for engineering a broad range of devices… 

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