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DGIF 2012

Current status and utilization of industrial and service robots

Abstract : Industrial robots are used in almost every field of manufacturing industries including automotive industry and electrical/electronics industry. The total worldwide stock of operational industrial robots at the end of 2011 was 1,400,000 units and estimated to increase by […]

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New Robotic Approaches In ENT surgery

Abstract : Purpose of surgical robot is to provide new capabilities that transcend human limitation in surgery, increase consistency and quality of surgical treatments, and promote better outcomes and more cost- effective processes in surgical practice. The primary objective is […]

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Challenge to the Next Generation Fuel Cells for Low-Carbon

Abstract : The East Japan Disaster and the terrible Fukusima Nuclear-Power Plants trouble triggered by it have awakened us that “the retracting moves” are not allowed anymore to the development of “real low-carbon and green energy technologies”. Various types’ fuel […]

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Spin on Nano!

Abstract : The spin of the electron strongly influences or even controls the state of matter in a wide variety of materials including ferromagnets, superconductors and antiferromagnetic Mott insulators. Subtle changes in structure or changes in external conditions such as […]

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Engineering at the Nanoscale

Abstract : At the nanometer scale – between the atomic and bulk – the surface properties of well known materials can be dominant. This is because as material structures get smaller their surface to volume ratio increases. At diameters of […]

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IT Convergence & Healthcare

Abstract : Smart phones have been rapidly penetrating into the everyday life with various applications. With the advancement of communication and computing technologies, the smart phone is not just a phone, but is at the center of the convergence between […]

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Phosphoinositide lipid metabolism regulates cells and ion channels

Abstract : Phosphoinositides (PIs) are rare phospholipids in cell membranes. The simplest form, phosphatidylinositol, is the most abundant of the family. It can be phosphorylated by specific cytoplasmic lipid kinases and dephosphorylated by lipid phosphatases on the 3, 4, and […]

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Medical Robotics and Computer-Integrated Interventional Medicine

Abstract : Russell H. Taylor received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford in 1976. He joined IBM Research in 1976, where he developed the AML robot language and managed the Automation Technology Department and (later) the Computer-Assisted Surgery Group […]

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