Managing the attractive magnetic force between an untethered magnetically actuated tool and a rotating permanent magnet

Abstract

Untethered magnetic devices, such as magnetic microrobots and magnetically actuated capsule endoscopes, stand to significantly impact the field of minimally invasive medicine. These devices, which we refer to as magnetically actuated tools (MATs), are often controlled using electromagnets, which can be expensive to scale clinically. Due to their potential… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2013.6631346

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