Science Robotics

Supplementary Materials

The PDF file includes:

  • Working mechanism
  • Modeling
  • Energy analysis
  • Fig. S1. The hardware schematic for magnetically induced thermal soft robotic grippers.
  • Fig. S2. The circuit diagram for MITPAM.
  • Fig. S3. Measured data and simulation results for magnetic field strength inside the coil.
  • Fig. S4. The specs for the molds used to fabricate the soft robotic grippers.
  • Fig. S5. Illustration of the response of various types of magnetic particles under magnetic field.
  • Fig. S6. Characterization of the MNPs based on their thermal response to various magnetic field strengths.
  • Table S1. Heat parameters of the fluids used in this work.
  • References (3841)

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • Movie S1 (.mp4 format). Magnetothermal actuation of a MITPAM demonstrating 20% strain under a 2-kg load excited at an input power of 900 W.
  • Movie S2 (.mp4 format). MITPAM robotic arms under no load.
  • Movie S3 (.mp4 format). MITPAM robotic arms under a 250-g load.
  • Movie S4 (.mp4 format). MITPAM robotic arms under a 500-g load.
  • Movie S5 (.mp4 format). Lifting an egg by magnetothermal actuation of a soft gripper.
  • Movie S6 (.mp4 format). Lifting a ball by magnetothermal actuation of a soft gripper.
  • Movie S7 (.mp4 format). Controlled magnetothermal actuation of a soft gripper.

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