Submillimeter-scale multimaterial terrestrial robots

  title={Submillimeter-scale multimaterial terrestrial robots},
  author={Mengdi Han and Xiaogang Guo and Xuexian Chen and Cunman Liang and H. Zhao and Qihui Zhang and Wubin Bai and Fan Zhang and Heming Wei and Changsheng Wu and Qinghong Cui and Shenglian Yao and Bohan Sun and Yiyuan Yang and Quansan Yang and Yuhang Ma and Zhaoguo Xue and Jean Won Kwak and Tianqi Jin and Qing Tu and Enming Song and Ziao Tian and Yongfeng Mei and Daining Fang and Haixia Zhang and Yonggang Huang and Yihui Zhang and John A. Rogers},
  journal={Science Robotics},
Robots with submillimeter dimensions are of interest for applications that range from tools for minimally invasive surgical procedures in clinical medicine to vehicles for manipulating cells/tissues in biology research. The limited classes of structures and materials that can be used in such robots, however, create challenges in achieving desired performance parameters and modes of operation. Here, we introduce approaches in manufacturing and actuation that address these constraints to enable… 
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