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Six Tumbling Respirocytes

Image 122      
Title:   Six Tumbling Respirocytes  
Date:   1996  
Artist(s):   Robert A. Freitas Jr.  
Image Size:   16,819 bytes   [CLICK to download]
Image Dimensions:   424 X 317 pixels    
Image Palette:   Black & White    
Image Description:  

Six respirocytes are shown tumbling at various rotations, showing the equatorial band of water-molecule sorting rotors with side arms of oxygen and carbon dioxide sorting rotors, comprising each of the 12 equatorial pumping stations. Device diameter is exactly 1 micron.

Copyright Info:   ©Copyright 1996 by Robert A. Freitas Jr. For reprint permission, please contact Robert A. Freitas Jr. at the Institute for Molecular Manufacturing, 555 Bryant Street #253, Palo Alto, CA 94301, or at rfreitas@imm.org.
Print Source(s):   Robert A. Freitas Jr., "Respirocytes: High Performance Artificial Nanotechnology Red Blood Cells," NanoTechnology Magazine 2 (October 1996): 1, 8-13 (8).
Online Source(s):   http://www.foresight.org/Nanomedicine/Respirocytes.html

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