IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Guided Magnetic Actuator for Active Capsule Endoscope

2007 2nd IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems

Author(s): Xiaona Wang ; M.Q.H. Meng
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 2007
Conference Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Conference Date: 16 January 2007
Page(s): 1,153 - 1,158
ISBN (Paper): 1-4244-0610-2
DOI: 10.1109/NEMS.2007.352222
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The authors present an actuator designed for the locomotion of an active capsule endoscope. The actuator is composed of a permanent magnet, a plunger, a solenoid and a cone-shaped polymer. When an... View More

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