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Testing of biometal micro helix

Biometal helix with coil diameter 0.62 mm (BMX 150). Measurement of elongation rate with ultrasonic sensor. BMX is tiny spring made from shape memory alloy. Duration : 0:0:44

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Wireless Flight Control of Cyborg Beetles

Wireless Flight Control of Cyborg Beetles Michel Maharbiz [Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley] Abstract: If it were possible to remotely control the flight of insects, and receive information from on-board sensors, there would be many applications. In biology, the ability to control insect flight would be useful for studies of […]

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Magnetostrictive cantilever

The cantilever, 10mm in length, consists of a 3micron-thick polyimide substrate, and magnetostrictive thin films on both sides. Positive magnetostriction TbFe amorphous film is sputtered on one side and negative magnetostriction SmFe amorphous film is on opposite side. The cantilever is actuated by external magnetic field. In this video, magnetic field is applied to the […]

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Invisibility cloak ‘step closer’

Scientists in the US say they have developed materials that can bend light around 3D objects making them “disappear”.

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Lecture – 2 Introduction to Microsensors

Lecture Series on MEMS & Microsystems by Prof. Santiram Kal, Department of Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering, I.I.T,Kharagpur. For More details on NPTEL visit http://nptel.iitm.ac.in Duration : 0:59:48