Recently we proposed the concept of so-called Light Robotics including the new and disruptive 3D fabricated micro-tools coined Wave-guided Optical Waveguides that can be real-time optically manipulated and remote-controlled with a joystick in a volume with six-degrees-of-freedom. Exploring the full potential of this new ‘drone-like’ light-driven micro-robotics in challenging microscopic geometries requires a versatile and real-time reconfigurable light addressing that can dynamically track a plurality of tiny micro-robots in 3D to ensure continuous optimal light coupling on the fly. Our latest developments in this new and exciting research area will be reviewed.
|Conference||Complex Light and Optical Forces XI|
|Location||The Moscone Center|
|Period||31/01/2017 → 02/02/2017|
|Series||Proceedings of SPIE, the International Society for Optical Engineering|
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- Light-driven micro-robotics
- Optical tracking
- Generalized phase contrast