Nanocar Race II -
Rules

General:
  • Remote control from Toulouse for all teams.
  • Having at least one sponsor to cover the Nanocar Race II expenses of the team.
  • No mechanical push during Nanocar Race II.
  • Change of molecule-vehicle possible during Nanocar Race II.
  • Nanoracing surfaces: determined by the organization committee.
  • Weather conditions: ambient and/or LT-UHV.
  • Team leaders or pilots must be ready for outreach activities (press, TV, web).
Ambient nanocar race (Day 1)
  • Duration: 4 h.
  • Molecule-vehicle size: from about 100 atoms to the order of 1000 atoms.
  • Only molecule-vehicles with distinguishable front and rear are accepted.
  • Nanoracing circuits (to be determined by the organization committee):
    • For speedy drivers.
    • For molecule-trucks (carrying a molecular load).
  • Prize winner: maximum distance in 4 h.
LT-UHV nanocar race (Day 2)
  • Duration: 24 h.
  • Two classes of molecule-vehicles are accepted:
    • Classical wheels and motor (Inelastic and/or dipolar).
    • Quantum motor (inelastic).
  • Only molecule-vehicles with distinguishable front and rear are accepted.
  • Molecule-vehicle size: from about 100 atoms to the order of 1000 atoms.
  • Nanoracing circuits (to be determined by the organization committee):
    • For speedy drivers: Slalom.
    • For molecule-trucks (carrying a molecular load): straight line.
  • Prize winner: maximum distance in 24h.

 

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