CILIA - Customized Intelligent Life-inspired Arrays

Project funded by the Future and Emergent Technologies arm of the IST Programme in the 6th Framework Programme

6th Framework Programme


Public Deliverables

CILIA in the Public:

VPRO (2007) Documentary on CILIA on TV

E. Hand (2007) Bat noses inspire robotic sonar. Nature News

E. Hand (2007) Nostril navigation. "Research Highlights" Nature 450, 460-461

Inside JEB (2007) Young Crickets' Superior Escape Response. Journal of Experimental Biology 210, 0iii

Peer-Reviewed Articles:

J. Casas, T. Steinmann and O. Dangles (2008) The Aerodynamic Signature of Running Spiders. PLoS ONE 3(5), e2116

R. Mogdans and S. Geisen (accepted 2008) Responses of the Goldfish Head Lateral Line to Moving Objects. J Comp Physiol A

R. Mueller, Hongwang Lu and J. Buck (2008) Sound-Diffracting Flap in the Ear of a Bat Generates Spatial Information. Physical Review Letters, 100, 108701

B. Chagnaud, M. Hofmann, J. Mogdans (2007) Responses to dipole stimuli of anterior lateral line nerve fibres in goldfish, Carassius auratus, under still and running water conditions. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 193(2), 249-263

O. Dangles , D. Pierre, J. P. Christides and J. Casas (2007) Escape performance decreases during ontogeny in wild crickets. Journal of Experimental Biology 210, 3165-3170

B. Fontaine and H. Peremans (2007) Tuning bat LSO neurons to interaural intensity differences through spike-timing dependent plasticity. Biological Cybernetics 97(4)

P. Gasteier, A. Reska, P. Schulte, J. Salber, A. Offenhäusser, M. Moeller and J. Groll (2007) Surface Grafting of PEO-Based Star-Shaped Molecules for Bioanalytical and Biomedical Applications. Macromolecular Bioscience 7(8), 1010 - 1023

J. Goulet, J. Engelmann, B. P. Chagnaud, J.-M. P. Franosch, M. D. Suttner and J. L. van Hemmen (2007) Object localization through the lateral line system of fish: Theory and experiment. J. Comp. Physiol. A. in print

R. Müller (2007) Feinheiten im Sonarsystem von Fledermäusen" (Intricacies in the sonar system of bats). Physik in unserer Zeit 38(1), 8-9

R. Müller and R. Kuc (2007) Biosonar-inspired technology: goals, challenges and insights. Bioinsp. Biomim. 2, S146-S161

R. Müller, Q. Zhuang and F. Wang (2007) The acoustic function of flaps and furrows in the noseleaves of horseshoe bats (Abstract). J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 121, 3038

A. Offenhäusser, S. Böcker-Meffert, T. Decker, R. Helpenstein, P. Gasteier, J. Groll, M. Möller, A. Reska, S. Schäfer, P. Schulte and A. Vogt-Eisele (2007) Microcontact printing of proteins for neuronal cell guidance. SOFT MATTER 3 (3), 290-298

J. Reijniers and H. Peremans (2007) Biomimetic Sonar System Performing Spectrum-Based Localization. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 23 (6), 1151-1159

R. Seidel , A. Gourrier , M. Burghammer , C. Riekel , G. Jeronimidis and O. Paris (2007) Mapping fibre orientation in complex-shaped biological systems with micrometre resolution by scanning X-ray microdiffraction. Micron. 22

Q. Zhuang and R. Müller (2007) Numerical study of the effect of the noseleaf on biosonar beamforming in a horseshoe bat. Physical Review E 76, 051902

O. Dangles, N. Ory, T. Steinmann, J .-P. Christides and J . Casas (2006) Spider's attack versus cricket's escape: velocity modes determine success. Animal Behaviour 72(3), 603-610

O. Dangles, D. Pierre, C. Magal, F. Vannier and J. Casas (2006) Ontogeny of air-motion sensing in cricket. Journal of Experimental Biology 209, 4363-4370

G. J. M. Krijnen, M. Dijkstra, J. J. van Baar, S. S. Shankar, W. J. Kuipers, R. J. H. de Boer, D. Altpeter, T. S. J. Lammerink and R. Wiegerink (2006) MEMS based hair flow-sensors as model systems for acoustic perception studies. Nanotechnology 17, S84-S89

C. Magal, O. Dangles, P. Caparroy and J. Casas (2006) Hair canopy of cricket sensory system tuned to predator signals. Journal of Theoretical Biology 241(3), 459-466

Y. Mourzina, D. Kaliaguine, P. Schulte and A. Offenhäusser (2006) Patterning chemical stimulation of reconstructed neuronal networks. Anal. Chim. Act. 575(2), 281-289

R. Müller (2006) Numerical insights into the mechanisms of biosonar beamforming (Abstract). The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America May 119(5), 3316-3317

R. Müller, H. Lu, S. Zhang and H. Peremans (2006) A helical biosonar scanning pattern in the Chinese noctule, Nyctalus plancyi. J Acoust Soc Am. 119(6),4083-92

H. Peremans and B. Fontaine (2006) A spike burst coding scheme for environment representation by FM bats (Abstract). The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 119(5), 3317

T. Steinmann, J. Casas, G. Krijnen and O. Dangles (2006) Air-flow sensitive hairs: boundary layers in oscillatory flows around arthropod appendages. The Journal of Experimental Biology 209, 4398-4408

Q. Zhuang and R. Müller (2006) Noseleaf furrows in a horseshoe bat act as resonance cavities shaping the biosonar beam. Physical Review Letters 97(21)

News from the predecessor project CICADA:

Cricket inspires sensor designers


News from the predecessor project CIRCE:

Bat-Bot Boosts Sonar Research

Robotic bat's head seeks out plants