IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A Novel SMA-Based Actuator for a Legged Endoscopic Capsule

2006 1st IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics

Author(s): S. Gorini ; M. Quirini ; A. Menciassi ; G. Pernorio ; C. Stefanini ; P. Dario
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 2006
Conference Location: Pisa, Italy
Conference Date: 20 February 2006
Page Count: 7
Page(s): 443 - 449
ISBN (Paper): 1-4244-0040-6
DOI: 10.1109/BIOROB.2006.1639128
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This paper describes the design, modelling and fabrication of a shape memory alloy micro-actuation concept for application in an endoscopic capsule. The constraints of the actuators are discussed... View More

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