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Soft robotics

Soft robotics is a sub-field of robotics that deals with non rigid robots constructed with soft and deformable materials like silicone, plastic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2017
Highly Cited
2017
Soft robots manufactured out of self-healing polymers have the ability to repair macroscopic damage. Inspired by the compliance… Expand
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2017
2017
The technological differences between traditional robotics and soft robotics have an impact on all of the modeling tools… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
A novel variable stiffness actuator composed of a dielectric elastomer actuator (DEA) and a low-melting-point-alloy (LMPA… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
The new and promising field of soft robotics has many open areas of research such as the development of an exhaustive theoretical… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Soft robots are primarily composed of easily deformable matter such as fluids, gels, and elastomers that match the elastic and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
The octopus is a marine animal whose body has no rigid structures. It has eight arms composed of a peculiar muscular structure… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
This paper presents a soft robotic platform that exhibits peristaltic locomotion. The design principle is based on the unique… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Soft robotic systems have applications in industrial, medical, and security applications. Many applications require these robots… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
We present a new approach to the fabrication of soft dielectric elastomer actuators using a 3D printing process. Complete… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
For a new class of soft robotic platforms, development of flexible and robust actuators is quintessential. Remarkable resilience… Expand
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