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New nanotweezers able to move sub-micrometer size objects in fluids

Phys.org - Fri 12 Jan 18

Two researchers with the Indian Institute of Science have developed tiny tweezers that can manipulate objects in fluids as small as an individual bacterium. In their paper published in the journal ...

Mobile nanotweezers move sub-micron particles

Nanotechweb - Thu 11 Jan 18

The devices, which are based on ferromagnetic helical nanostructures integrated with silver nanoantennas that produce mechanical force in response to light, could find use in applications such ...

New Nanotweezers Blend Plasmonics With Magnetic Microrobots

IEEE Spectrum - Wed 10 Jan 18

These nanotweezers can move through liquids to pick up and release nanoscale particles