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|1. (WO2013148340) SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING FLEXIBLE ROBOTIC ACTUATORS|
|Applicants:||PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE
|Inventors:||MORIN, Stephen, A.
SHEPHERD, Robert, F.
MARTINEZ, Ramses, V.
BRANCH, Jamie, L.
FISH, Carina, R.
NUNES, Rui, M.D.
WHITESIDES, George, M.
|Title:||SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING FLEXIBLE ROBOTIC ACTUATORS|
Systems and methods for providing flexible robotic actuators are disclosed. Thanks to the concentrical positioning of a plurality of inflatable channels, the claimed soft robot is capable of providing a radial deflection motion. A method for operating the disclosed robotic systems is also disclosed.