Integrated Force Array: Interface to External Systems


Journal Article

© 1997 SPIE. All rights reserved. Integrated Force Arrays (IFAs)1,2,3,4,5are thin film linear actuators which operate with substantial displacement and force. The methods of attachment of these devices to external systems are under development. Our current methods to incorporate IFAs in an scanning ultrasound imaging systems as well as a new material and method for attachment will be described.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bobbio, SM; Smith, SW; Goodwin-Johansson, S; Fair, RB; Dubois, TD; Tranjan, FM; Hudak, J; Gupta, R; Makki, H

Published Date

  • June 19, 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 3046 /

Start / End Page

  • 248 - 259

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1996-756X

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0277-786X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1117/12.276614

Citation Source

  • Scopus