Microbotics

Known as: Microbot, Microrobot, Miniature robot 
Microbotics (or microrobotics) is the field of miniature robotics, in particular mobile robots with characteristic dimensions less than 1 mm. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
We demonstrate five-degree-of-freedom (5-DOF) wireless magnetic control of a fully untethered microrobot (3-DOF position and 2… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Biology is a useful tool when applied to engineering challenges that have been solved in nature. Here, the emulous goal of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
We present designs, theory, and results of fabrication and testing for a novel parallel microrobotic assembly scheme using stress… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Primary challenges in the building of untethered submillimeter sized robots include propulsion methods, power supply, and control… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
This article provided an overview of the field of microrobotics, including the distinct but related topics of micromanipulation… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Mobile microrobots with characteristic dimensions on the order of 1cm are difficult to design using either MEMS… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
This paper investigates fundamental design, modeling, and control issues related to untethered biomedical microrobots guided… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
We present an untethered, electrostatic, MEMS micro-robot, with dimensions of 60 /spl mu/m by 250 /spl mu/m by 10 /spl mu/m. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
This paper describes novel highly mobile small robots called “Mini-Whegs” that can run and jump (see video). They are derived… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The objective of this work is to enhance the mobility of small mobile robots by enabling them to link into a train configuration… (More)
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