We present the modeling, control and planning for multiple magnetic mobile microrobots actuated on a planar array of coils that generates local magnetic fields. The system is capable of actuating multiple microrobots independently. Such systems have a future in micromanufacturing and biomedical applications. The coils are modeled extensively to understand the forces generated by various coil combinations of the array, and solutions for different actuation force directions are discovered. The path planning problem is formulated as a Markov decision process that solves a policy to reach a goal from any location in the workspace. The presence of multiple robots in the workspace can interfere with their motion. Hence, the coil models are used concurrently with models of interaction force between multiple magnetic robots to plan efficient paths to reach a goal in the workspace in the presence of other robots.

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