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2015 IEEE International Conference on Plasma Sciences (ICOPS)

Basic Processes in Fully and Partially Ionized Plasmas; Microwave Generation and Plasma Interactions; Charged Particle Beams and Sources; High Energy Density Plasmas and Applications; Industrial, Commercial, and Medical Plasma Applications; Plasma Diagnostics; Pulsed Power and other Plasma Applications.

  • 2012 IEEE 39th International Conference on Plasma Sciences (ICOPS)

    Fully and partially ionized plasmas, microwave-plasma interaction, charged particle beams and sources; high energy density plasmas and applications, industrial and medical applications of plasmas; plasma diagnostics; pulsed power and other plasma applictions

  • 2011 IEEE 38th International Conference on Plasma Sciences (ICOPS)

    The ICOPS is the state of the art plasma science conference that covers all aspects of the general plasma science and its applications in various research fields.

  • 2010 IEEE 37th International Conference on Plasma Sciences (ICOPS)

  • 2009 IEEE 36th International Conference on Plasma Sciences (ICOPS)

    The conference features an exciting technical program with reports from around the globe about new and innovative developments in the field of pulsed power, plasma science and engineering. Leading researchers gather to explore pulsed power plasmas, basic plasma physics, high-energy-density-plasmas, inertial confinement fusion, magnetic fusion, plasma diagnostics, microwave generation, lighting, micro and nano applications of plasmas, medical applications and plasma processing.

  • 2008 IEEE 35th International Conference on Plasma Sciences (ICOPS)

    The 35th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science will feature an exciting technical program with reports from around the globe about new and innovative developments in the field of plasma science and engineering: 1. Basic processes in fully and partially ionized plasmas 2. Microwave generation and plasma interactions 3. Charged particle beams and sources 4. High energy density plasmas applications 5. Industrial, commercial and medical plasma applications 6. Plasma diagnostics 7. Pulsed power

  • 2007 IEEE 34th International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS)


2014 5th IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob)

Theoretical and experimental challenges posed by the application of robotics and mechatronics in medicine and biology. Analysis of biological systems from a biomechatronic point of view. Design and fabrication of bio-inspired and biomimetic machines. Robotic and mechatronic devices and systems for prevention, diagnosis, surgery, prosthetics, rehabilitation and personal assistance.

  • 2012 4th IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2012)

    Theoretical and experimental challenges posed by the application of robotics and mechatronics in medicine and biology. Analysis of biological systems from biomechatronic point of view. Design and fabrication of bio-inspired machines. Robotic and mechatronic devices and systems for prevention, diagnosis, surgery, prosthetics, rehabilitation and personal assistance.

  • 2010 3rd IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2010)

    Theoretical and experimental challenges posed by the application of robotics and mechatronics in medicine and biology. Analysis of biological systems from a biomechatronic point of view. Design and fabrication of bio-inspired machines and systems for diagnosis, surgery, prosthetics, rehabilitation and personal assistance.

  • 2008 2nd IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2008)

    The main focus of Biorobotics is to analyze biological systems from a "biomechatronic" point of view, trying to understand the scientific and engineering principles underlying their extraordinary performance. This profound understanding of how biological systems work, behave and interact can be used for two main objectives: to guide the design and fabrication of novel, high performance bio-inspired machines and systems, for many different potential applications; and to develop (nano, micro, macro) novel dev

  • 2006 1st IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2006)


2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

Robotics and Automation


2012 6th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (iCBBE)

Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Biomedical Engineering


2010 IEEE Haptics Symposium (Formerly known as Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems)

The Haptics Symposium is a bi-annual, single-track conference that brings together researchers who are advancing the human science, technology and design processes underlying haptic (force and tactile) interaction systems. Our community spans the disciplines of biomechanics, psychology, neurophysiology, engineering, human-computer interaction and computer science.


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Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on

Broad coverage of concepts and methods of the physical and engineering sciences applied in biology and medicine, ranging from formalized mathematical theory through experimental science and technological development to practical clinical applications.


Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on

Synergetic integration of mechanical engineering with electronic and intelligent computer control in the design and manufacture of industrial products and processes. (4) (IEEE Guide for Authors) A primary purpose is to have an aarchival publication which will encompass both theory and practice. Papers will be published which disclose significant new knowledge needed to implement intelligent mechatronics systems, from analysis and ...


Plasma Science, IEEE Transactions on

Plasma science and engineering, including: magnetofluid dynamics and thermionics; plasma dynamics; gaseous electronics and arc technology; controlled thermonuclear fusion; electron, ion, and plasma sources; space plasmas; high-current relativistic electron beams; laser-plasma interactions; diagnostics; plasma chemistry and colloidal and solid-state plasmas.


Robotics & Automation Magazine, IEEE

It will build upon the existing newsletter base by adding high quality technical articles in the areas of: applied research, state of the shelf solutions and technologies, and education. Articles will be targeted toward the practicing engineer. Creative solutions to real-world problems will be emphasized. Implementation details will be highlighted. Tutorials will provide the technical and historical knowledge required to ...



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Adaptive cancelling of physiological tremor for improved precision in microsurgery

C. N. Riviere; R. S. Rader; N. V. Thakor IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 1998

Physiological hand tremor impedes microsurgery. We present both a novel adaptive algorithm for tremor estimation and a new technique for active real- time cancelling of physiological tremor. Tremor is modeled online using the weighted-frequency Fourier linear combiner (WFLC). This adaptive algorithm models tremor as a modulating sinusoid, and tracks its frequency, amplitude and phase. Piezoelectric actuators move the surgical instrument ...


Characterizing medical device development

B. Wood IEEE Technical Applications Conference. Northcon/96. Conference Record, 1996

This paper first considers the full range of products that are commonly developed today. Next, a set of characteristics generally associated with medical devices is described. These characteristics are the basis for many of the policies and company-wide modes of operation that engineering managers must implement and work under. Using a traditional phased development model, a simple gap analysis between ...


Instrumentation for investigating seating stability in young children with lower limb spasticity

S. A. Riedel; G. F. Harris Images of the Twenty-First Century. Proceedings of the Annual International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society,, 1989

Instrumentation that will provide data to assist in the quantitative assessment of changes in seating stability after surgical intervention to relieve lower limb spasticity has been designed, constructed, and tested. Of particular interest in this study are measures of center of pressure while seated and standing, measures of upper extremity and lower limb forces exerted in a pull-to-stand task, and ...


3-D visualization for minimally invasive robotic coronary artery bypass (MIRCAB)

A. M. Chiu; D. Boyd; T. M. Peters Proceedings of the 22nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (Cat. No.00CH37143), 2000

Conventional coronary bypass surgery involves invasive procedures such as sternotomy and cardiopulmonary bypass that encumber patients with high trauma and lengthy hospital stays. We are involved in pioneering efforts in minimally invasive robotic coronary artery bypass (MIRCAB) surgery. Our cardiothoracic surgical team at London Health Science Centre has successfully performed the world's first beating-heart MIRCAB using the Zeus Robotic Surgical ...


Cardiolock2: Parallel singularities for the design of an active heart stabilizer

Wael Bachta; Pierre Renaud; Edouard Laroche; Jacques Gangloff 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2009

In this paper, the design of a new active cardiac stabilizer, Cardiolock2, is presented. Following the proof of concept Cardiolock [7], this device allows an active stabilization of the surface of a beating heart in two directions, which is considered sufficient for a complete stabilization. Piezoelectric actuation is combined with a compliant architecture to obtain high dynamics and accuracy. A ...


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Adaptive cancelling of physiological tremor for improved precision in microsurgery

C. N. Riviere; R. S. Rader; N. V. Thakor IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 1998

Physiological hand tremor impedes microsurgery. We present both a novel adaptive algorithm for tremor estimation and a new technique for active real- time cancelling of physiological tremor. Tremor is modeled online using the weighted-frequency Fourier linear combiner (WFLC). This adaptive algorithm models tremor as a modulating sinusoid, and tracks its frequency, amplitude and phase. Piezoelectric actuators move the surgical instrument ...


Characterizing medical device development

B. Wood IEEE Technical Applications Conference. Northcon/96. Conference Record, 1996

This paper first considers the full range of products that are commonly developed today. Next, a set of characteristics generally associated with medical devices is described. These characteristics are the basis for many of the policies and company-wide modes of operation that engineering managers must implement and work under. Using a traditional phased development model, a simple gap analysis between ...


Instrumentation for investigating seating stability in young children with lower limb spasticity

S. A. Riedel; G. F. Harris Images of the Twenty-First Century. Proceedings of the Annual International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society,, 1989

Instrumentation that will provide data to assist in the quantitative assessment of changes in seating stability after surgical intervention to relieve lower limb spasticity has been designed, constructed, and tested. Of particular interest in this study are measures of center of pressure while seated and standing, measures of upper extremity and lower limb forces exerted in a pull-to-stand task, and ...


3-D visualization for minimally invasive robotic coronary artery bypass (MIRCAB)

A. M. Chiu; D. Boyd; T. M. Peters Proceedings of the 22nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (Cat. No.00CH37143), 2000

Conventional coronary bypass surgery involves invasive procedures such as sternotomy and cardiopulmonary bypass that encumber patients with high trauma and lengthy hospital stays. We are involved in pioneering efforts in minimally invasive robotic coronary artery bypass (MIRCAB) surgery. Our cardiothoracic surgical team at London Health Science Centre has successfully performed the world's first beating-heart MIRCAB using the Zeus Robotic Surgical ...


Cardiolock2: Parallel singularities for the design of an active heart stabilizer

Wael Bachta; Pierre Renaud; Edouard Laroche; Jacques Gangloff 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2009

In this paper, the design of a new active cardiac stabilizer, Cardiolock2, is presented. Following the proof of concept Cardiolock [7], this device allows an active stabilization of the surface of a beating heart in two directions, which is considered sufficient for a complete stabilization. Piezoelectric actuation is combined with a compliant architecture to obtain high dynamics and accuracy. A ...


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  • RobotAssisted Microsurgery Development at JPL

    Microsurgeons use a microscope with 20 to 30 times magnification to help them visualize the microscopic field they work with. However, they still use their hands to hold instruments that manipulate tissue with feature sizes from fifty to a few hundred microns. A microsurgical manipulator that can scale down the surgeon's hand motions to the microscopic field would allow the average surgeon to perform at the level of the best surgeons and allow the most skillful surgeons to perform at unprecedented levels of dexterity. Development of practical systems for assisting microsurgeons in this way is a growing field of research. Microtelerobotic workstations systems that have been developed for biomedical applications. The work reported here is the result of collaboration between researchers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and Steve Charles, a vitreo-retinal surgeon. The Robot-Assisted Microsurgery (RAMS) telerobotic workstation developed at JPL is a prototype of a system that will be completely under the manual control of a surgeon. It is unique in its combination of compact size, light weight, and high precision. The system, has a slave robot that holds surgical instruments. The surgeon commands motions for the instrument by moving the handle on a master device in the desired trajectories. The trajectories are measured, filtered, and scaled down then used to drive the slave robot. We present the details of this telerobotic system by first giving an overview of the subsystems and their interactions and then presenting details. The chapter concludes with a description of a recent demonstration of a simulated microsurgery procedure performed at JPL.



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