Parallel electrostatic grippers for layered assembly

  title={Parallel electrostatic grippers for layered assembly},
  author={Joni Mici and Jang Won Ko and Jared D West and Jeffrey F Jaquith and Hod Lipson},
  journal={Additive Manufacturing},
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