Walking and running robot crystals

2020-0131-06
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background

● Future society with human-robot symbiosis
● Soft and light robots demand
● Stimuli-responsive actuators demand

summary

● Crystal actuators that move by light and heat
● Light and tough mechanical crystals
● Practical application to soft robots

predominance

● Low cost and easy preparation
● Light, high-power, and high durability
● Fast response for light and heat

application/development

● Medical catheters and artificial muscles
● Materials transport
● Humanoid soft robots

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collaborative researchers

ASAHI, Toru Professor

posted: 2020/02/06