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Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, ISSN 0066-4189, 2006, Volume 38, Issue 1, pp. 65 - 86
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International Journal of Solids and Structures, ISSN 0020-7683, 2006, Volume 43, Issue 25, pp. 7727 - 7751
Dielectric elastomer actuators (DEAs) show promise for robotic and mechatronic applications. However, to date, these actuators have experienced high rates of... 
Model | Fundamental | Dielectric | Performance | Failure | Elastomer | POLYMER DIELECTRICS | ELECTROSTRICTION | elastomer | fundamental | ROBOTS | DEFORMATION | ELASTICITY | DIAPHRAGM | MECHANICS | performance | failure | PROSTHETIC BLOOD PUMP | SOLIDS | TIME-DEPENDENT BEHAVIOR | model | dielectric | Actuators | Usage | Control equipment industry | Mechanical engineering | Analysis | Elastomers
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Smart Materials and Structures, ISSN 0964-1726, 04/2007, Volume 16, Issue 2, pp. S227 - S236
Dielectric elastomer actuators (DEA) have been studied extensively under laboratory conditions where they have shown promising performance. However, in... 
DIAPHRAGM | INSTRUMENTS & INSTRUMENTATION | ELECTROSTRICTION | PROSTHETIC BLOOD PUMP | MATERIALS SCIENCE, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | COMPOSITES | ELECTROMECHANICAL RESPONSE | FILLER | ELECTROACTIVE POLYMERS | ACRYLIC ELASTOMER | ARTIFICIAL MUSCLES
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Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, ISSN 0924-4247, 2007, Volume 137, Issue 1, pp. 96 - 109
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Journal of Applied Mechanics, ISSN 0021-8936, 10/2015, Volume 82, Issue 10, pp. 101002 - 101002-8
Under the actions of internal pressure and electric voltage, a spherical dielectric elastomer balloon usually keeps a sphere during its deformation, which has... 
ELASTICITY | DIAPHRAGM | MECHANICS | INSTABILITY | PROSTHETIC BLOOD PUMP | STABILITY | MEMBRANES | DRIVEN | ARTIFICIAL MUSCLE | DEFORMATION | Electric potential | Deformation | Perturbation methods | Voltage | Elastomers | Dielectrics | Internal pressure | Balloons
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IET 7th International Conference on Computation in Electromagnetics (CEM 2008), 2008, Issue 537, pp. 206 - 207
Beyond other problems total artificial hearts (TAHs), available on today's market, contain many wear-prone components. Thus a desired lifespan of five years... 
Prosthetics and orthotics | Linear machines | Drives | Small and special purpose electric machines | Artificial heart | Linear motor | Blood pump | Life support system
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Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, ISSN 0148-0731, 12/2016, Volume 138, Issue 12, pp. 124504 - 124504-4
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International Journal of Artificial Organs, ISSN 0391-3988, 01/2014, Volume 37, Issue 8, pp. 623 - 623
Aim: Changes of pulsatile pump rate might influence the pattern of flow as well as pressure across the mechanical heart valve. This study was designed to... 
Surgical implants | Pumps | Artificial organs | Flowmeters | Valves | Blood | Heart valves | Prosthetics
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Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy, ISSN 1478-7210, 04/2011, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp. 471 - 488
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia is a ubiquitous organism associated with opportunistic infections. In the immunocompromised host, increasing prevalence and... 
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia | immunocompromised | opportunistic infection | antibiotic resistance | trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole | virulence factors | BLOOD-STREAM INFECTION | VENTILATOR-ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA | CENTRAL VENOUS CATHETER | MULTIDRUG EFFLUX PUMP | GRAM-NEGATIVE BACILLI | BETA-LACTAMASE EXPRESSION | PROSTHETIC AORTIC-VALVE | INTENSIVE-CARE-UNIT | SELECTIVE DIFFERENTIAL MEDIUM | SOFT-TISSUE INFECTION | PHARMACOLOGY & PHARMACY | Stenotrophomonas maltophilia - pathogenicity | Prevalence | Anti-Infective Agents - pharmacology | Humans | Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections - therapy | Opportunistic Infections - therapy | Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections - microbiology | Stenotrophomonas maltophilia - classification | Stenotrophomonas maltophilia - isolation & purification | Drug Resistance, Bacterial - genetics | Drug Therapy, Combination | Communicable Diseases, Emerging - microbiology | Opportunistic Infections - epidemiology | Communicable Diseases, Emerging - therapy | Anti-Infective Agents - therapeutic use | Treatment Outcome | Communicable Diseases, Emerging - diagnosis | Communicable Diseases, Emerging - epidemiology | Virulence Factors | Opportunistic Infections - diagnosis | Opportunistic Infections - microbiology | Stenotrophomonas maltophilia - drug effects | Animals | Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections - epidemiology | Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections - diagnosis | Immunocompromised Host | Care and treatment | Usage | Antibiotics | Physiological aspects | Research | Drug therapy, Combination | Gene expression | Health aspects | Neutropenia | Fluoroquinolones | Pneumonia | Disease transmission | Reviews | Tetracyclines | Virulence | Antibiotic resistance | Classification | Opportunist infection | Immunocompromised hosts
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