Magmites: Wireless Resonant Magnetic Microrobots

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  • #Dominic R. Frutiger
  • #Bradley Kratochvil
  • #Karl Vollmers
  • #Bradley J. Nelson
  • #submillimeter sized robot
  • #microrobot
  • #Magmite
  • # wireless magnetic actuator
  • #Nanoscale Automation and Assembly
  • #Medical Robots and Systems

Primary challenges in the building of untethered sub-millimeter sized robots include power supply, propulsion methods, and control. Presented in this video is a microrobot called Magmite that uses a new class of wireless magnetic actuator to master all three design challenges.

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  • May 19, 2008

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