IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A 1.5g SMA-actuated Microglider looking for the Light

2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation

Author(s): M. Kovac ; A. Guignard ; J.-D. Nicoud ; J.-C. Zufferey ; D. Floreano
Sponsor(s): IEEE Robotics and Automation Soc
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 April 2007
Conference Location: Roma, Italy
Conference Date: 10 April 2007
Page(s): 367 - 372
ISBN (CD): 1-4244-0602-1
ISBN (Paper): 1-4244-0601-3
ISSN (Paper): 1050-4729
DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2007.363814
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Unpowered flight can be used in microrobotics to overcome ground obstacles and to increase the traveling distance per energy unit. In order to explore the potential of goal-directed gliding in the... View More

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