Nanomedicine, Volume I: Basic Capabilities

© 1999 Robert A. Freitas Jr. All Rights Reserved.

Robert A. Freitas Jr., Nanomedicine, Volume I: Basic Capabilities, Landes Bioscience, Georgetown, TX, 1999


3.2.3 Active Diffusive Intake

Foraging nanodevices operating in aqueous environments may only modestly exceed the maximum rates of passive diffusive intake described in Section 3.2.2 by engaging in active physical movements designed to increase access to the desired molecules, as described quantitatively below.


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