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Research Output 2003 2019

  • 865 Citations
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2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a flexible manipulator with changing stiffness by granular jamming

Yamane, S. & Wakimoto, S., Dec 14 2017, 2017 24th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, M2VIP 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2017-December. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Flexible Manipulator
Flexible manipulators
Jamming
Muscle
Stiffness
2 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a thin pneumatic rubber actuator generating 3-DOF motion

Toyama, Y. & Wakimoto, S., Feb 27 2017, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, ROBIO 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1215-1220 6 p. 7866491

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pneumatics
Muscle
Rubber
Actuators
Pneumatic actuators
2 Citations (Scopus)

Proposal of pneumatic rubber muscles with Shape-Memory Polymer reinforcement fibers realizing desirable motion

Maeda, S., Wakimoto, S. & Yahara, S., Feb 27 2017, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, ROBIO 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1221-1226 6 p. 7866492

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fiber reinforced materials
Shape memory effect
Pneumatics
Muscle
Rubber
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

Contact angle of water droplet on deforming rubber sheet with micro surface structures

Morishige, Y., Suzumori, K., Wakimoto, S. & Kanda, T., Feb 10 2016, 2015 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, SII 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 948-951 4 p. 7405153

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Surface structure
Contact angle
Wetting
Rubber
Silicones
4 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental investigation of conductive fibers for a smart pneumatic artificial muscle

Misumi, J., Wakimoto, S. & Suzumori, K., Feb 24 2016, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, IEEE-ROBIO 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2335-2340 6 p. 7419123

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pneumatics
Muscle
Fibers
Sensors
Actuators

Locomotion characteristics of soft mobile robot platform for upper gastrointestinal (UGI) fluoroscopic examination

Ribuan, M. N., Wakimoto, S., Suzumori, K. & Kanda, T., Feb 10 2016, 2015 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, SII 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 175-180 6 p. 7404974

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mobile robots
Robots
Radiation
Personal computers
Silicones
1 Citation (Scopus)

Proposal and fundamental experiments of a novel pneumatic film actuator for assisting colonoscope insertion

Kametani, H., Wakimoto, S. & Nishioka, Y., Feb 24 2016, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, IEEE-ROBIO 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2157-2162 6 p. 7419093

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pneumatics
Endoscopy
Actuators
Propellants
Pneumatic actuators
6 Citations (Scopus)

Proposal of flexible robotic arm with thin McKibben actuators mimicking octopus arm structure

Doi, T., Wakimoto, S., Suzumori, K. & Mori, K., Nov 28 2016, IROS 2016 - 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2016-November. p. 5503-5508 6 p. 7759809

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robotic arms
Muscle
Actuators
Bending (deformation)
Torsional stress
2015

Light driven SMA actuator using optical waveguide made of past type organic material

Usaki, K., Ashida, Y., Kanda, T., Suzumori, K. & Wakimoto, S., Jan 9 2015, 2014 International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science, MHS 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7006065

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Optical waveguides
Actuators
Adhesives
Adhesive pastes
End effectors
2 Citations (Scopus)

Simulations of fiber braided bending actuator: Investigation on position of fiber layer placement and air chamber diameter

Nordin, I. N. A. M., Faudzi, A. A. M., Wakimoto, S. & Suzumori, K., Sep 8 2015, 2015 10th Asian Control Conference: Emerging Control Techniques for a Sustainable World, ASCC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7244886

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Actuators
Fibers
Air
Pneumatic actuators
Fiber reinforced materials
3 Citations (Scopus)

SVR-based input-output mapping of a micro-hand

Fujita, K., Wakimoto, S., Deng, M. & Wakitani, S., Oct 1 2015, International Conference on Advanced Mechatronic Systems, ICAMechS. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2015-October. p. 538-541 4 p. 7287169

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Actuators
Control systems
Experiments
Sensorless control
2014
5 Citations (Scopus)

Development of pneumatic rubber actuator of 400μm in diameter generating bi-directional bending motion

Yoshioka, R., Wakimoto, S., Suzumori, K. & Ishikawa, Y., Apr 20 2014, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, IEEE ROBIO 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1-6 6 p. 7090298

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rubber
Pneumatics
Actuators
Miniaturization
Pressure
2 Citations (Scopus)

Fundamental tests of pneumatic soft devices for pushing abdomen in stomach X-ray examination

Iwamura, M., Wakimoto, S., Suzumori, K., Oka, H., Shibuya, K. & Sumi, K., Apr 20 2014, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, IEEE ROBIO 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2649-2654 6 p. 7090742

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abdomen
Pneumatics
Stomach
X-Rays
X rays
2013
4 Citations (Scopus)

A new mobile pressure control system for pneumatic actuators using reversible chemical reactions of water

Suzumori, K., Wada, A. & Wakimoto, S., 2013, 2013 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics: Mechatronics for Human Wellbeing, AIM 2013. p. 122-127 6 p. 6584079

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pneumatic actuators
Pressure control
Chemical reactions
Control systems
Gases
15 Citations (Scopus)

Long bending rubber mechanism combined contracting and extending tluidic actuators

Suzumori, K., Wakimoto, S., Miyoshi, K. & Iwata, K., 2013, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. p. 4454-4459 6 p. 6696996

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rubber
Actuators
Stiffness
Fluidics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Robot skin with integrated micro rubber suction cups adhering rough surfaces

Manabe, R., Suzumori, K. & Wakimoto, S., 2013, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. p. 4052-4057 6 p. 6696936

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Skin
Rubber
Robots
Adhesion
End effectors
2012
4 Citations (Scopus)

A functional adhesive robot skin with integrated micro rubber suction cups

Manabe, R., Suzumori, K. & Wakimoto, S., 2012, Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. p. 904-909 6 p. 6224687

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Adhesives
Skin
Rubber
Robots
Adhesion
1 Citation (Scopus)

Application of new braided soft actuator design in biomimetic robot locomotion

Athif, M. F. A., Aimi, M. N. I. N., Fatiha, R. N., Rusydi, M. R. M., Hirooka, D., Wakimoto, S. & Suzumori, K., 2012, Adaptive Mobile Robotics - Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines, CLAWAR 2012. World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd, p. 165-172 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Biomimetics
Actuators
Robots
Muscle
Silicones

Development and fundamental experiments of occlusal sound detecting device using soft suction cups

Yagi, K., Wakimoto, S., Suzumori, K., Yamamoto, Y., Kumazaki, Y., Oki, K. & Minagi, S., 2012, 2012 19th International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, M2VIP 2012. p. 264-269 6 p. 6484599

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mastication
Acoustic waves
Experiments

Development and fundamental experiments of rubber structural color sheet with multi grating patterns

Mihara, M., Suzumori, K. & Wakimoto, S., 2012, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM. p. 1099-1104 6 p. 6265933

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rubber
Color
Experiments
Pneumatic actuators
Sensors
44 Citations (Scopus)

Development of bending soft actuator with different braided angles

Faudzi, A. A. M., Razif, M. R. M., Nordin, I. N. A. M., Suzumori, K., Wakimoto, S. & Hirooka, D., 2012, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM. p. 1093-1098 6 p. 6266037

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Actuators
Muscle
Silicones
Pneumatics
Rubber
3 Citations (Scopus)

Novel actuator driven with phase transition of working fluid for uses in wide temperature range

Suzumori, K., Matsuoka, H. & Wakimoto, S., 2012, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. p. 616-621 6 p. 6385761

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Actuators
Phase transitions
Fluids
Thermal noise
Iron and steel industry
3 Citations (Scopus)

SVR based estimation modeling and robust nonlinear control for a miniature pneumatic curling rubber actuator

Kawashima, T., Wang, A., Wakimoto, S. & Deng, M., 2012, 2012 International Conference onAdvanced Mechatronic Systems, ICAMechS 2012. p. 304-309 6 p. 6329728

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pneumatics
Rubber
Actuators
Factorization
Nonlinear control systems
2011
9 Citations (Scopus)

Beautiful flexible microactuator changing its structural color with variable pitch grating

Suzumori, K., Mihara, M. & Wakimoto, S., 2011, Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. p. 2771-2776 6 p. 5979945

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Microactuators
Color
Rubber
Formability
Silicones
8 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristic analysis and modeling of a miniature pneumatic curling rubber actuator

Deng, M., Wang, A., Wakimoto, S. & Kawashima, T., 2011, 2011 International Conference on Advanced Mechatronic Systems, ICAMechS 2011 - Final Program. p. 534-539 6 p. 6024951

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pneumatics
Rubber
Actuators
Agriculture
Experiments
2 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of electro conductive film and strain gage as displacement sensor for pneumatic artificial muscle

Yamamoto, Y., Wakimoto, S. & Suzumori, K., 2011, 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, ROBIO 2011. p. 1206-1211 6 p. 6181452

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Conductive films
Strain gages
Pneumatics
Muscle
Actuators
20 Citations (Scopus)

Flexible artificial muscle by bundle of McKibben fiber actuators

Wakimoto, S., Suzumori, K. & Takeda, J., 2011, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM. p. 457-462 6 p. 6027056

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Muscle
Actuators
Fibers
Biomimetics
Wear of materials
19 Citations (Scopus)

Novel design of rubber tube actuator improving mountability and drivability for assisting colonosocope insertion

Ozaki, K., Wakimoto, S., Suzumori, K. & Yamamoto, Y., 2011, Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. p. 3263-3268 6 p. 5979631

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rubber
Actuators
Endoscopy
Pneumatic actuators
Finite element method
2010
1 Citation (Scopus)

A new control method utilizing multiplex air vibration for multi-DOF pneumatic mechatronics systems

Nishioka, Y., Suzumori, K., Kanda, T. & Wakimoto, S., 2010, IEEE/RSJ 2010 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2010 - Conference Proceedings. p. 3037-3042 6 p. 5650578

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mechatronics
Pneumatics
Pneumatic actuators
Air
Wire
2 Citations (Scopus)

Development of large intestine endoscope changing its stiffness - 2 nd report: Improvement of stiffness change device and insertion experiment

Kumagai, I., Wakimoto, S. & Suzumori, K., 2010, 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, ROBIO 2010. p. 241-246 6 p. 5723334

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Endoscopy
Endoscopes
Large Intestine
Stiffness
Equipment and Supplies
16 Citations (Scopus)

Development of Pneumatic Actuated Seating System to aid chair design

Faudzi, A. À. M., Suzumori, K. & Wakimoto, S., 2010, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM. p. 1035-1040 6 p. 5695794

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Design aids
Pneumatics
Damping
Pneumatic actuators
Seats
18 Citations (Scopus)

Development of power robot hand with shape adaptability using hydraulic McKibben muscles

Mori, M., Suzumori, K., Wakimoto, S., Kanda, T., Takahashi, M., Hosoya, T. & Takematu, E., 2010, Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. p. 1162-1168 7 p. 5509489

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

End effectors
Muscle
Hydraulics
Robots
Forestry
2 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental evaluation of multiplex penumatic control drive

Nishioka, Y., Suzumori, K., Kanda, T. & Wakimoto, S., 2010, 2010 World Automation Congress, WAC 2010. 5665671

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pneumatics
Electric wire
Actuators
Air
Pneumatic actuators
17 Citations (Scopus)

Fabrication and basic experiments of pneumatic multi-chamber rubber tube actuator for assisting colonoscope insertion

Wakimoto, S. & Suzumori, K., 2010, Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. p. 3260-3265 6 p. 5509633

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pneumatics
Rubber
Actuators
Fabrication
Experiments
2009
14 Citations (Scopus)

Design and control of new intelligent pneumatic cylinder for intelligent chair tool application

Faudzi, A. A. M., Suzumori, K. & Wakimoto, S., 2009, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM. p. 1909-1914 6 p. 5229768

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pneumatics
Actuators
Pneumatic actuators
Hardware
Pressure control
20 Citations (Scopus)

Development of large intestine endoscope changing its stiffness

Wakimoto, S., Kumagai, I. & Suzumori, K., 2009, 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, ROBIO 2009. p. 2320-2325 6 p. 5420727

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Endoscopy
Stiffness
Silicone Elastomers
Silicones
Rubber
63 Citations (Scopus)

Miniature soft hand with curling rubber pneumatic actuators

Wakimoto, S., Ogura, K., Suzumori, K. & Nishioka, Y., 2009, Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. p. 556-561 6 p. 5152259

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pneumatic actuators
Rubber
Actuators
Microactuators
Fibers
2008
25 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic pipe negotiation control for snake-like robot

Kuwada, A., Wakimoto, S., Suzumori, K. & Adomi, Y., 2008, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM. p. 558-563 6 p. 4601721

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pipe
Robots
Actuators
DC motors
Force control
14 Citations (Scopus)

Distributed physical human machine interaction using intelligent pneumatic cylinders

Faudzi, A. A. M., Suzumori, K. & Wakimoto, S., 2008, 2008 International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science, MHS 2008. p. 249-254 6 p. 4752458

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pneumatics
Compliance control
Compressed air
Force control
Pressure sensors
9 Citations (Scopus)

Optimum design of pneumatic multi-chamber rubber tube actuator generating traveling deformation waves for colonoscope insertion

Onoe, H., Suzumori, K. & Wakimoto, S., 2008, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM. p. 31-36 6 p. 4601630

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pneumatics
Rubber
Actuators
Linear actuators
Optimum design
17 Citations (Scopus)

Snake-like robot negotiating three-dimensional pipelines

Kuwada, A., Adomi, Y., Suzumori, K., Kanda, T., Wakimoto, S. & Kadowaki, N., 2008, 2007 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, ROBIO. p. 989-994 6 p. 4522298

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pipelines
Pipe
Robots
Actuators
Controllers
2007
2 Citations (Scopus)

Soft pressure sensor embedded in McKibben actuator

Wakimoto, S., Suzumori, K., Kanda, T. & Kure, K., 2007, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM. 4412443

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pressure sensors
Actuators
Rubber
Conductive films
Sensors
2006
14 Citations (Scopus)

Intelligent FMA using flexible displacement sensor with paste injection

Kure, K., Kanda, T., Suzumori, K. & Wakimoto, S., 2006, Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Vol. 2006. p. 1012-1017 6 p. 1641842

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Microactuators
Sensors
Adhesive pastes
Actuators
Conductive films
2005
23 Citations (Scopus)

Development of intelligent McKibben actuator

Wakimoto, S., Suzumori, K. & Kanda, T., 2005, 2005 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS. p. 2271-2276 6 p. 1545315

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Actuators
Sensors
Rubber
Robots
Experiments
17 Citations (Scopus)

Development of Intelligent McKibben actuator with built-in soft conductive rubber sensor

Wakimoto, S., Suzumori, K. & Kanda, T., 2005, Digest of Technical Papers - International Conference on Solid State Sensors and Actuators and Microsystems, TRANSDUCERS '05. Vol. 1. p. 745-748 4 p. 2E4.73

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rubber
Actuators
Sensors
Engineers
Compliance
2003
44 Citations (Scopus)

A micro snake-like robot for small pipe inspection

Wakimoto, S., Nakajima, J., Takata, M., Kanda, T. & Suzumori, K., 2003, MHS 2003 - Proceedings of 2003 International Symposium on Micromechatronics and Human Science. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 303-308 6 p. 1249959

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Snakes
Inspection
Pipe
Robots
Research
50 Citations (Scopus)

A miniature inspection robot negotiating pipes of widely varying diameter

Suzumori, K., Wakimoto, S. & Takata, M., 2003, Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Vol. 2. p. 2735-2740 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Inspection
Pipe
Robots
Cameras
Stabilization