Colloids Can “See” the Light

Theodore Hueckel, Stefano Sacanna

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveypeer-review


Synthetic active matter is changing the way we think about and engineer new functional materials. In a recent work published in Nature Nanotechnology, Tang and coworkers engineered an army of microswimmers that mimic the collective phototactic behavior of algae in solution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17-19
Number of pages3
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 12 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • General Chemical Engineering
  • Biochemistry, medical
  • Materials Chemistry


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