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Motile microelectronics with wireless power

A tetherless microelectronic system can be controlled by wireless power to direct locomotion and perform grasp and release tasks.

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Fig. 1: A motile microelectronic system with wireless power for locomotion and robotics control.

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Xu, C., Gao, W. Motile microelectronics with wireless power. Nat Electron 3, 139–140 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41928-020-0386-z

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