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


4.3 Displacement and Motion Sensors

The ability to precisely measure position and displacement, velocity and acceleration, rotation and orientation are essential requirements for nanoscale locomotion, physical manipulation, and navigation. A comprehensive analysis is beyond the scope of this book, but the following approximations should prove useful in nanomedical design.


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