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Shape-programmable magnetic soft matter
  • Guo Zhan Lum, Z. Ye, +4 authors M. Sitti
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 26 September 2016
Significance At small scales, shape-programmable magnetic materials have significant potential to achieve mechanical functionalities that are unattainable by traditional miniature machines.Expand
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Magnetic Needle Steering in Soft Phantom Tissue
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This paper proposes a novel needle steering method empowered by electromagnetic actuation that overcomes all of the aforementioned limitations, making it a promising option for further study toward healthcare applications. Expand
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Decentralized Control of Distributed Actuation in a Segmented Soft Robot Arm
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We develop three iterative algorithms that solve this problem by computing the tridiagonal feedback matrix which minimizes the $H_{\infty}$ norm of the map from disturbances to regulated outputs. Expand
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Revisiting Scaling Laws for Robotic Mobility in Granular Media
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The development, building, and testing of robotic vehicles for applications in deformable media can be costly. Expand
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Screw-Powered Propulsion in Granular Media: An Experimental and Computational Study
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Screw-Propelled Vehicles (SPV's) have been widely used for terrestrial applications such as transportation over mud, snow, and amphibious environments. Typical designs rely on a large pontoon shaft and relatively small blades. Expand
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Screw‐generated forces in granular media: Experimental, computational, and analytical comparison
This study presents an experimental, computational, and analytical comparison of a submerged, double-helix Archimedes screw generating propulsive force against a bed of glass beads. Three screws ofExpand
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PHYSIOLOGICAL AND BIOCHEMICAL RESPONSES OF WHEAT CULTIVARS UNDER SALINITY STRESS
Effects of NaCl salinity was studied in eight wheat cultivars, Shirazi, Toss, Roshan, Hirman, Bolani, Falat, Kavir and Star, grown under salt stress (nutrient solution containing 0, 100, 200 and 300Expand
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