Self-regulated non-reciprocal motions in single-material microstructures

Self-regulated non-reciprocal motions in single-material microstructures

Nature, Published online: 04 May 2022; doi:10.1038/s41586-022-04561-z

Micropillars made of liquid crystal elastomers and exposed to light exhibit diverse stroke-like motions, leading to complex dynamic pattern evolution and collective communication in arrays.
Source: Nature