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Molecular Communication Among Nanomachines

  • Barış Atakan
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Abstract

In this chapter, the concept of molecular communication and nanonetwork is introduced. After briefly discussing the existing and envisioned nanomachines, nanorobots, and genetically engineered machines, it is examined why these machines need to communicate and interconnect to form a nanonetwork in sophisticated nano- and biotechnology applications. Then, molecular communication paradigms (including nature-made molecular communication mechanisms), which can be used for designing nanonetworks, are introduced. These molecular communication paradigms are categorized into two main types, i.e., passive molecular communications (PMC) and active molecular communications (AMC). Finally, the organization of the book is presented to determine how PMC and AMC will be detailed in the remainder of the book.

Keywords

Gene Regulatory Network Synthetic Biology Molecular Motor Acoustic Communication Intercellular Signaling 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Barış Atakan
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineeringİzmir Institute of TechnologyUrlaTurkey

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