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Vibrators Engineering & Materials Science
Actuators Engineering & Materials Science
Ultrasonics Engineering & Materials Science
transducers Physics & Astronomy
ultrasonics Physics & Astronomy
Transducers Engineering & Materials Science
Robots Engineering & Materials Science
Sensors Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 1997 2019

A soft master-slave robot mimicking octopus arm structure using thin artificial muscles and wire encoders

Furukawa, S., Wakimoto, S., Kanda, T. & Hagihara, H., Jun 1 2019, In : Actuators. 8, 2, 40.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Artificial muscle

McKibben artificial muscle realizing variable contraction characteristics using helical shape-memory polymer fibers

Yahara, S., Wakimoto, S., Kanda, T. & Matsushita, K., Aug 15 2019, In : Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical. 295, p. 637-642 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shape memory effect

New hydraulic components for tough robots

Suzumori, K., Nabae, H., Sakurai, R., Kanda, T., Hyon, S. H., Ide, T., Hioki, K., Ito, K., Inoue, K., Hirota, Y., Yamamoto, A., Ukida, T., Morita, R., Hemmi, M., Ohno, S., Seno, N., Osaki, H., Ofuji, S., Mizui, H., Taniai, Y. & 5 others, Tanimoto, S., Asao, S., Faudzi, A. A. M., Yamamoto, Y. & Tadokoro, S., Jan 1 2019, Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics. Springer Verlag, p. 401-451 51 p. (Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics; vol. 128).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hydraulic actuators
Torque motors
Degrees of freedom (mechanics)
1 Citation (Scopus)

A small three-way valve using particle excitation with piezoelectric transducers for hydraulic actuators

Osaki, H., Kanda, T., Ofuji, S., Seno, N., Suzumori, K., Ukida, T. & Nabae, H., May 3 2018, In : Advanced Robotics. 32, 9, p. 500-510 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydraulic actuators
Piezoelectric transducers
Electric potential

Design and Assessment of Phononic Crystals for Controlling Ultrasonic Wave via Optical Measurement Method

Manabe, K., Ishikawa, A., Yamamoto, K., Kanda, T. & Tsuruta, K., Dec 17 2018, 2018 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2018. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2018-October. 8580129

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

ultrasonic radiation
optical measurement
Fresnel diffraction