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Characterization of a mm-scale swimming microrobot for 3D manipulation
- Characterization of a mm-scale swimming microrobot for 3D manipulation
- Lee, Sun Key; Kim, Jin Young; Lee, Seung Min; Kim, Sang Won; Choi, Hong Soo
- DGIST Authors
- Kim, Jin Young; Choi, Hong Soo
- Issue Date
- 14th International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence, URAI 2017, 622-623
- Microrobots have proven to be a promising approach for minimally invasive treatment in the biomedical field. The microdriller with wireless magnetic manipulation has great potential for vascular disease such as thrombosis. It is required to remotely navigate the microdriller in three-dimensional (3D) because the vascular network in a body is complicated and formed in 3D. In this study, the helical microdriller with different number of helix was fabricated using 3D printing and then a permanent magnet was inserted. Translational velocity of the microdriller was investigated, manipulating in the horizontal (XY) and vertical (XZ) axes for 3D manipulation. The developed microdriller was able to successfully overcome gravity, operate vertically and horizontally and horizontally. Translational velocity was inversely proportional to the number of helix. The results addressed that the microdriller can be manipulated in 3D, which shows the potential as a targeted thrombus treatment. © 2017 IEEE.
- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
- Related Researcher
Bio-Micro Robotics Lab
Micro/Nano robot; Neural prostheses; MEMS; BMI; MEMS/NEMS; BioMEMS; MEMS 초음파 트랜스듀스; 인공와우
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- Department of Robotics EngineeringBio-Micro Robotics Lab2. Conference Papers
DGIST-ETH Microrobotics Research Center2. Conference Papers
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