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ICRA
1995
IEEE
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Improving the Response of SMA Actuators
Shape memory alloy (SMA) based actuators have a number of attributes which make them useful for robotic applications. Unfortunately their response is relatively slow, being limite...
R. Andrew Russell, Robert B. Gorbet
DARS
2000
Springer
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Micro Self-Reconfigurable Robotic System using Shape Memory Alloy
This paper presents micro self-reconfigurable modular robotic systems using shape memory alloy (SMA). The system is designed so that various shapes can be autonomously formed by a ...
Eiichi Yoshida, Satoshi Murata, Shigeru Kokaji, Ko...
ISER
1997
Springer
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Mechanical Design and Control of a High-Bandwidth Shape Memory Alloy Tactile Display
: We have constructed a tactile shape display which can be used to convey small-scale shapes in teleoperation and virtual environments. A line of 10 pins spaced 2 mm on center are ...
Parris S. Wellman, William J. Peine, Gregg Favalor...
ICAT
2003
IEEE
10 years 3 months ago
3D Form Display with Shape Memory Alloy
We propose a new display for presenting 3D forms using a pin-rod matrix. Due to a long range of movement, it is capable of displaying large-scale, dense objects such as human face...
Masashi Nakatani, Hiroyuki Kajimoto, Dairoku Sekig...
ISWC
2005
IEEE
10 years 4 months ago
Kukkia and Vilkas: Kinetic Electronic Garments
This paper describes our first experiments in developing kinetic electronic garments, within the context of fashion and personal expression. We have integrated the shape memory al...
Joanna Berzowska, Marcelo Coelho
ICRA
2005
IEEE
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Control Method for a 3D Form Display with Coil-type Shape Memory Alloy
- We previously proposed a new 3D form display actuated by shape memory alloy (SMA), which is capable of displaying large scale objects sequentially. Based on our devised method, o...
Masashi Nakatani, Hiroyuki Kajimoto, Kevin Vlack, ...
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