|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||060/226.1; 060/262; 239/265.43|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 13 인용 특허 : 11|
An apparatus is provided that includes a body having a first wall and a second wall, at least one appending structure extending from an end of the body and at least one actuator positioned between the first and second walls. The actuator includes first end coupled to a portion of the body and a second end coupled to a portion of the appending structure. At least one shape memory alloy (SMA) wire is connected to and extends between the first and second ends of the actuator. The SMA wire is adapted to controllably constrict when activated by heat, whereby ...
What is claimed is: 1. An apparatus comprising: a body including a first wall and a second wall; at least one appending structure extending from an end of the body, the appending structure including a first skin having a proximal end movably positioned between the first and second walls and a second skin coupled at a proximal end to an edge portion of the second wall, a distal end of the first skin connected to a distal end of the second skin; and at least one actuator positioned between the first and second walls, the actuator comprising: at least one ...