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Technical Briefs: 2012 Design of Medical Devices Conference Technical Briefs

Electro Thermomechanical Behavior of a Smart Actuator for an Active Surgical Needle

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Naresh V. Datla, Mohammad Honarvar, Tuan M. Nguyen, Kurosh Darvish, Parsaoran Hutapea

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Temple
University, Philadelphia, PA 19122

Tarun K. Podder

Department of Radiation Oncology, East Carolina
University, Greenville, NC 27834

Yan Yu, Adam P. Dicker

Department of Radiation Oncology, Thomas
Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107

J. Med. Devices 6(1), 017598 (Mar 12, 2012) (1 page) doi:10.1115/1.4026776 History: Received May 27, 2011; Revised November 07, 2011

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Topics: Actuators , Surgery , needles
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