CAM Publications

2019

Journal Articles

An autonomous untethered fast soft robotic insect driven by low-voltage dielectric elastomer actuators

X. Ji; X. Liu; V. Cacucciolo; M. Imboden; Y. Civet et al. 

Science Robotics. 2019-12-18. Vol. 4, num. 37, p. eaaz6451. DOI : 10.1126/scirobotics.aaz6451.

Conference Papers

Characterization of a radial cylindrical spring using an electromechanical test bench

V. Mottier; D. Moser; J. Chavanne; Y. Civet; Y. Perriard 

2019. 2019 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Hong Kong, China, July 8-12, 2019. DOI : 10.1109/AIM.2019.8868897.

Towards an ultra-high voltage gain, compact, and energy recovering Flyback DC/DC Converter

R. Mottet; M. Almanza; A. Boegli; Y. Perriard 

2019. 9th international conference on Electromechanically Active Polymer (EAP) transducers & artificial muscles,, Dresden, Germany, June 4-6, 2019.

Drastic breakdown field reduction in multilayer DEA

M. Almanza; J. Chavanne; Y. Civet; Y. Perriard 

2019. 9th international conference on Electromechanically Active Polymer (EAP) transducers & artificial muscles, Dresden, Germany, June 4-6, 2019.

Multi-level high-voltage power supply for dea application

L. Depreux; L. Pniak; M. Almanza; Y. Civet; Y. Perriard 

2019. 9th international conference on Electromechanically Active Polymer (EAP) transducers & artificial muscles, Dresden, Germany, June 4-6, 2019.

High voltage switch for compact bidirectional dc-dc converter driving dielectric electroactive polymer actuators

L. Pniak; M. Almanza; R. Mottet; Y. Civet; Y. Perriard 

2019. 9th international conference on Electromechanically Active Polymer (EAP) transducers & artificial muscles, Dresden, Germany, June 4-6, 2019.

Critical Parasitic Elements of Coupled Inductors for Ultra-High Voltage Flyback Converters Used to Drive Capacitive Actuators

R. Mottet; M. Almanza; A. Boegli; Y. Perriard 

2019. The 22nd International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems – ICEMS 2019, Harbin, China, August 11-14, 2019. p. 3476-3480. DOI : 10.1109/ICEMS.2019.8921772.

Development of a biologically inspired in-vitro platform for long-term assessment of commercial and innovative ureteral stents

F. Clavica; S. Zheng; D. Carugo; A. Mosayyebi; S. Waters et al. 

2019. Incontinence: the Engineering Challenge XII, London, Great Britain, November 13-14, 2019.

Impedance pumping as a non-invasive treatment for underactive bladder? An ex-vivo proof-of-concept-study in porcine bladders.

F. Clavica; J. Roth; M. P. Schneider; Y. Civet; F. Burkhard et al. 

2019. Incontinence: The Engineering Challenge XII, London, Great Britain, November 13 – 14, 2019.

Urine-Contactless Device to Empty Bladders: an Ex-Vivo Proof-of-Concept Study in Porcine Bladders

F. Clavica; J. Roth; M. P. Schneider; Y. Civet; F. Burkhard et al. 

2019. The 49th Annual Congress of the International Continence Society (ICS 2019), Gothenburg, Sweden, September 3-6, 2019. p. S44-S45.

Theses

Cylindrical Dielectric Elastomer Actuator for Cardiac Assist Device

J. A. J-M. Chavanne / Y. Perriard; Y. R. C. Civet (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

Posters

To-Pee or not-to-Pee? A Non-invasive, Urine-Contactless Device to Empty Bladders

F. Clavica; J. Roth; M. P. Schneider; Y. Civet; Y. Perriard et al. 

Swiss Medtech Expo, Luzern, Switzerland, September 10-11, 2019.

Patents

Field grading in multilayer elastomer actuator

M. Almanza; J. Chavanne; Y. Civet; Y. Perriard 

CH20190001382.

2019-11-01.

Spring with a plurality of elements, and actuator including such a spring

J. Chavanne; Y. Civet; Y. Perriard 

WO2019102417.

2019-05-31.

2018

Conference Papers

Sensorless Position Detection Framework for a Multi-state Switched Reluctance Actuator of a Textile Machine

X. Liu; P. Germano; Y. Civet; Y. Perriard 

2018-01-01. 21st International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS), Jeju, SOUTH KOREA, Oct 07-10, 2018. p. 1761-1765.

Design of an Innovative Cylindrical Spring with a Negative Stiffness

J. Chavanne; Y. Civet; Y. Perriard 

2018. The 2018 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Auckland, New Zealand, July 9-12, 2018. p. 557-562. DOI : 10.1109/AIM.2018.8452241.

Electric Charge Transfer Between Cascading Dielectric Electroactive Polymer Actuators

R. Mottet; J. Chavanne; A. Boegli; Y. Perriard 

2018. The 2018 International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS), Jeju, South Corea, October 7-10, 2018. DOI : 10.23919/ICEMS.2018.8549041.