IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A Surface-Tension-Driven Propulsion and Rotation Principle for Water-Floating Mini/Micro Robots

2009 IEEE 22nd International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)

Author(s): Sang Kug Chung ; Kyungjoo Ryu ; Sung Kwon Cho
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 2009
Conference Location: Sorrento, Italy, Italy
Conference Date: 25 January 2009
Page(s): 1,083 - 1,086
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-2977-6
ISBN (Online): 978-1-4244-2978-3
ISSN (Paper): 1084-6999
DOI: 10.1109/MEMSYS.2009.4805575
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This paper describes development and experimental verifications of a novel propulsion and rotation technique for water-floating objects. As opposed to mechanical paddling, this technique... View More

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