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Haptic controlled three-axis MEMS gripper system
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Image of FIG. 1.
FIG. 1.

Functional block diagram of the system.

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FIG. 2.

(a) Y-Z axes manipulator assembly. (b) X-axis manipulator assembly.

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FIG. 3.

Illustration of motion in Y and Z axes.

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FIG. 4.

Axial step resolution of all X-Y-Z axes operating at half-step mode. Dotted-line images are magnified images of a portion of the plot. They give a clear image of each step.

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FIG. 5.

Schematic diagram of control scheme using Novint Falcon (Ref. 28).

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FIG. 6.

Images of microgrippers are shown in (a) and (c) and their corresponding characteristic plots are shown in (b) and (d).

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FIG. 7.

Experimental setup used for microscale object handling.

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FIG. 8.

Screenshot of LABVIEW VI during manipulation of SF-9 cell.

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FIG. 9.

Microscopic image of assembled microspheres resembling double-T.

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FIG. 10.

Sequence of micro-pick-and-place process showing double-T structure made using microbeads.


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Table I.

Comparison of axial motion and lateral motion in half-step mode.

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Table II.

Operational step modes.

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Table III.

Comparison of features of both microgrippers.


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Scitation: Haptic controlled three-axis MEMS gripper system