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DGIF 2015

Medical Robotics and Computer-Integrated Interventional Medicine

Abstract : This talk will discuss ongoing research at the JHU Engineering Research Center for Computer-Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology (CISST ERC) to develop CIIS systems that combine innovative algorithms, robotic devices, imaging systems, sensors, and human-machine interfaces to work […]

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Balancing Arm Design and Its Application to Robotic Surgery

  Abstract : Counter-balancing technology has been extensively applied to automotive industry and industrial robot design to save energy or increase the payload. There are two different approaches in balancing technology; counter-weight and counter spring. It is desired that counter […]

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Intelligent Surgical Robots: from Manipulation Augmentation to Complementary Situational Awareness

Abstract: Until now, surgical robots have been limited to augmenting surgeon dexterity, precision, and manipulation skill. With the emergence of new surgical paradigms such as natural orifice surgery and minimally invasive surgery in deep surgical sites, new challenges face surgeons. […]

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Robotic Approaches to Enhancing Laser Micro-Surgery

Abstract : Laser surgery is an interventional technique in which a highly focused laser beam ablates soft tissue with a high water content. Phonomicrosurgery is a specific form of laser surgery aimed at the treatment of abnormalities of the larynx […]

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Smart Sensor Microsystems for IoT and Wearables: Application-Dependent Integration Approaches

Abstract : With the future filled with a trillion sensors on the way, there is a large variety in the forms of smart sensors for different applications existing or emerging, such as environmental monitoring, smart grid, green transportation, smart home […]

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Wearable Healthcare for Mobile Healthcare Solution

Abstract : Wearable health care is part of the more general category of wearable computers or wearable electronics. Wearable electronics and wearable computers appeared in the mid-1990s, when the computer was regarded as the ultimate equipment for information processing and […]

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Miniature Sensor Systems for Future IoT Applications

Abstract : Since the emergence of the computers in 1940’s, many different class of computing systems – such as microcomputers, desktop PCs, and laptops – have been introduced to meet the ever-changing market needs, as predicted by “Bell’s Law”. Along […]

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Energy-Efficient Circuits and Systems for Pervasive and Preemptive Healthcare

Abstract : Chronic diseases account for over 1/3 of deaths around the world. To mitigate the impact of such diseases, healthcare paradigm is now shifting from reactive illness management towards proactive and preemptive health management; the goal here is to […]

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Frictionless wearable systems: new tools for preventive health, cure and care

Abstract: We are all enjoying an ever-increasing life expectancy but need to realize that the quality of our lives is at risk when we become more susceptible to chronic diseases. Today, this effectively implies that we will be sick during […]

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Room temperature polariton lasing in radial quantum well nanowires

Abstract: Semiconductor nanowires are promising building blocks for coherent light-emitters at the nanoscale, which can be exploited in the fields of nanophotonics, nano-optics and nanobiotechnology. Individual nanowires could serve as an optical waveguide along the axial direction and the high […]

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