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3D-Printable Thermoactive Helical Interface with Decentralized Morphological Stiffness Control for Continuum Manipulators

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3D-Printable Thermoactive Helical Interface with Decentralized Morphological Stiffness Control for Continuum Manipulators. / Sadati, Seyedmohammadhadi; Sullivan, Luis; Walker, Ian D.; Althoefer, Kaspar Alexander; Nanayakkara, Thrishantha.

IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICAR). 2018.

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Sadati, S, Sullivan, L, Walker, ID, Althoefer, KA & Nanayakkara, T 2018, 3D-Printable Thermoactive Helical Interface with Decentralized Morphological Stiffness Control for Continuum Manipulators. in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICAR).

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Sadati, S., Sullivan, L., Walker, I. D., Althoefer, K. A., & Nanayakkara, T. (Accepted/In press). 3D-Printable Thermoactive Helical Interface with Decentralized Morphological Stiffness Control for Continuum Manipulators. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICAR)

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Sadati S, Sullivan L, Walker ID, Althoefer KA, Nanayakkara T. 3D-Printable Thermoactive Helical Interface with Decentralized Morphological Stiffness Control for Continuum Manipulators. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICAR). 2018

Author

Sadati, Seyedmohammadhadi ; Sullivan, Luis ; Walker, Ian D. ; Althoefer, Kaspar Alexander ; Nanayakkara, Thrishantha. / 3D-Printable Thermoactive Helical Interface with Decentralized Morphological Stiffness Control for Continuum Manipulators. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICAR). 2018.

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