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Nanoelectromechanics and Biomimetics

Sergey Lyshevski* and Marina Lyshevski

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University Indianapolis,
Indianapolis, IN 46250 USA

This is an abstract for a presentation given at the
10th Foresight Conference on Molecular Nanotechnology


Complex nanosystems can be devised and designed through biomematics. Living organisms and systems, which consist of atoms, molecules, molecular structures and molecular systems are examined by making use the cornerstone fundamental principles. These systems can be studied and prototyped using the corresponding theories. The ability of organisms to function in a particular way depends on the presence, absence, concentration, location, interaction, and architectures (configurations) of these integrated nano-, micro- and miniscale structures, components, subsystems and systems. Nanoelectromechanics is the synergy of science, engineering and technology to compliment and enhance fundamental research and applied developments in complex nanosystems. For example, one can apply complex biological architectures, patents and processes to devise and fabricate novel NEMS. Biomimicking can be performed researching structures, organizations and biological materials of biomolecules, cells, tissues, membranes, biomotors, biosystems, etc. This paper aims to provide the focuses studies of bio-nanoelectromechanics which is far-reaching frontier of modern engineering and science. The results are illustrated devising high-performance transducers (actuators and sensors) applying novel topologies from bionanomotors. The Synthesis and Classification Solver is developed and illustrated.


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  2. S. E. Lyshevski, NEMS and NEMS: Systems, Devices, and Structures, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2002.
  3. W. S. Ryu, R. M. Berry and H. C. Berg, 'Torque generating units of the flagellar motor of Escherichia coli have a high duty ratio,' Nature, vol. 403, pp. 444-447, 2000.

*Corresponding Address:
Sergey Lyshevski
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University Indianapolis
723 West Michigan Street, SL160, Indianapolis, IN 46250 USA
Phone: (317) 278-1960 Fax: (317) 274-4493


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