Biomedical applications of electroactive polymer actuators / [edited by] Federico Carpi, Elisabeth Smela.

Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, 2009.
xx, 476 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.

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Polymers in medicine.
Conducting polymers.
Medical subjects:
Polymers -- diagnostic use.
Polymers -- therapeutic use.
Biomedical Technology.
Equipment and Supplies.
Polymer gel actuators : fundamentals / Paul Calvert
Bio-responsive hydrogels for biomedical applications / Tom McDonald ... [et al.]
Stimuli-responsive and "active" polymers in drug delivery / Aram Omar Saeed ... [et al.]
Thermally driven hydrogel actuator for controllable flow rate pump in long-term drug delivery / Piero Chiarelli and Pietro Ragni
IPMC actuators : fundamentals / Kinji Asaka and Keisuke Oguro
Active microcatheter and biomedical soft devices based on IPMC actuators / Kinji Asaka and Keisuke Oguro
Implantable heart-assist and compression devices employing an active network of electrically-controllable ionic polymer-metal nanocomposites / Mohsen Shahinpoor
IPMC based tactile displays for pressure and texture presentation on a human finger / Masashi Konyo and Satoshi Tadokoro
IPMC assisted infusion micropumps / Il-Seok Park ... [et al.]
Conjugated polymer actuators : fundamentals / Geoffrey M. Spinks ... [et al.]
Steerable catheters / Tina Shoa ... [et al.]
Microfabricated conjugated polymer actuators for microvalves, cell biology, and microrobotics / Elisabeth Smela
Actuated pins for braille displays / Geoffrey M. Spinks and Gordon G. Wallace
Nanostructured conducting polymer biomaterials and their applications in controlled drug delivery / Mohammad Reza Abidian and David C. Martin
Integrated oral drug delivery system with valve based on polypyrrole / Thorsten Göttsche and Stefan Haeberle
Piezoelectric and electrostrictive polymer actuators : fundamentals / Zhimin Li and Zhongyang Cheng
Miniature high frequency focused ultrasonic transducers for minimally invasive imaging procedures / Aaron Fleischman ... [et al.]
Catheters for thrombosis sample exfoliation in blood vessels using piezoelectric polymer fibers / Yoshiro Tajitsu
Piezoelectric poly(vinylidene) fluoride (PVDF) in biomedical ultrasound exposimetry / Gerald R. Harris
Dielectric elastomer actuators : fundamentals / Roy Kornbluh, Richard Heydt and Ron Pelrine
Biomedical applications of dielectric elastomer actuators / John S. Bashkin ... [et al.]
MRI compatible device for robotic assisted interventions to prostate cancer / Jean-Sébastien Plante ... [et al.]
A braille display system for the visually disabled using a polymer based soft actuator / Hyouk Ryeol Choi ... [et al.]
Dynamic splint-like hand orthosis for finger rehabilitation / Federico Carpi, Andrea Mannini and Danilo De Rossi.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Carpi, Federico, 1975-
Smela, Elisabeth.
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