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Papers (English) 2014.07.01

2014

  • Shinichi Yokota, A Review on micropumps from the viewpoint of volumetric power density, Mechanical Engineering Reviews, Vol.1 (2014), No.2, 14-00189, pp.1/11
  • Shohei Ueno, Kenjiro Takemura, Shinichi Yokota, Kazuya Edamura,
    Micro Inchworm Robot using Electro-conjugate Fluid,
    the Journal of Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, , Vol.216, PP.36/42, (2014)

2013

  • Yoko Abe, Kenjiro Takemura, Shinichi Yokota, Kazuya Edamura:
    Droplet μTAS using Electro-conjugate Fluid - feedback position control of multiple droplets in flow channel matrix -,
    the Journal of Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, , Vol.198, PP.1/7, (2013)

2012

  • Yoko Abe, Kenjiro Takemura, Shinichi Yokota, Kazuya Edamura:
    Active Flow Channel Matrix using Electro-conjugate Fluid for μTAS application,
    JFPS International Journal of Fluid Power System, , Vol.5, No.1, PP.11/15, (2012)
  • Hiroshi Yoshinada, Kenji Okamura, Shinich Yokota:
    Master-Slave Control Method for Hydraulic Excavator,
    Journal of Robotics & Mechatronics (JRM) , Vol24.,No.6 , pp.977-984, (2012)
  •  Joon-wan Kim, Takashi Yoshimoto, Shinichi Yokota, K. Edamura:
    Proposition of a Focus-tunable ECF microlens by MEMS technology,
    the International Journal of Automation Technology (IJAT), Vol.6, issue.4, pp.476/481,(2012)
  • K. Yoshida, T. Muto, J. W. Kim and S. Yokota;
    An ER Microactuator with Built-in Pump and Valve,
    the International Journal of Automation Technology (IJAT), Vol.6, issue.4, pp.468/4475, (2012)
  • H. Kuwano, S. Yokota;
    Application of Electro-Hydraulic Servo System to Hot Strip Downcoiler,
    the International Journal of Automation Technology (IJAT), Vol.6, issue.4, pp.445/449, (2012)
  • Kento Mori, Akihiro Yamaguchi, Kenjiro Takemura, Shinichi Yokota, Kazuya Edamura,
    Control of a Novel Flexible Finger using Electro-conjugate Fluid with Built-in Angle Sensor,
    the Journal of Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, Vol.183, pp.75/83, (2012)
  • K. Yoshida, K. Kamiyama, J-W Kim, S. Yokota;
    An Intelligent Microactuator Robust against Disturbance Using Electro-Rheological Fluid,
    the Journal of Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, Vol.175, pp.101/107, (2012)
  • Joon-wan Kim, Toshiya Suzuki, Shinichi Yokota and Kazuya Edamura:
    Tube-type micropump by using electro-conjugated fluid (ECF)
    the Journal of Sensors and Actuators, A, Vol.174, pp.155/161, (2012)
  • Akihiro Yamaguchi, Kenjiro Takemura, Shinichi Yokota, Kazuya Edamura, A Robot Hand Using Electro-conjugate Fluid: Grasping experiment with balloon actuators inducing a palm motion of robot hand, the Journal of Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, Vol.174, pp.181/188,  (2012)
  • A. Yamaguchi, K. Takemura, S. Yokota, K. Edamura,
    A Robot Finger Using Electro-conjugate Fluid,
    the Journal of Advanced Robotics,Vol.26, pp.861/876, (2012)

2011

  • Akihiro Yamaguchi, Kenjiro Takemura, Shinichi Yokota, Kazuya Edamura,
    A Robot Hand Using Electro-conjugate Fluid,
    the Journal of Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical,
    (2011) In Press
  • A. Yamaguchi, K. Takemura, S. Yokota, K. Edamura,
    A Robot Finger Using Electro-conjugate Fluid,
    the Journal of Advanced Robotics,
    (2011) In Press
  • K. Mori, H. Yamamoto, K. Takemura, S. Yokota, K. Edamura:
    Dominant Factors Inducing Electro-conjugate Fluid Flow
    the Journal of Sensors and Actuators, A, Vol.167, pp.84/90, (2011)

2010

  • Kenichiro TOKIDA, Kenjiro Takemura, Shinichi Yokota, Kazuya Edamura:
    Robotic Earthworm using Electro-conjugate Fluid,
    the International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics,, Vol., pp./, (2010) acceptance for publication
  • Yoshitsugu Ogawa, Shinichi Yokota, Kazuya Edamura, Kenjiro Takemura:
    A dual-axis liquid rate micro gyroscope using Electro-Conjugate Fluid,
    Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics, Vol.14, No.7, pp.751/755, (2010)
  • Hideki Yamamoto, Kento Mori, Kenjiro Takemura, Leslie Yeo, James Friend, Shinichi Yokota, Kazuya Edamura:
    Numerical Modeling of Electro-Conjugate Fluid Flows,
    the Journal of Sensors and Actuators, A, Vol.161, pp.152/157, (2010)
  • Shinichi Yokota, Fumiya Yajima, Kenjiro Takemura, Kazuya Edamura:
    ECF-jet driven Micro artificial antagonistic muscle actuators and its integration
    the Journal of Advanced Robotics, Vol.24, No.14, pp./, (2010) In Press
  • Shinichi Yokota, Kazuhiro Yoshida, Kenjiro Takemura and Joon-wan Kim:
    New Microactuators Using Functional Fluids,
    Next-Generation Actuators Leading Breakthroughs, Springer London, (2010) ISBN: 978-1-84882-990-9, pp.91/101, (2010)
  • Yutaka Tanaka, Shinichi Yokota:
    Design and Fabrication of Micro Pump for Functional Fluid Power Actuation System
    Next-Generation Actuators Leading Breakthroughs, Springer London, (2010) ISBN: 978-1-84882-990-9, pp.153/163, (2010)
  • Kyoung Kwan Ahn, Dinh Quang Truong, Doan Ngoc Chi Nam, Jong Il Yoon, and Shinichi Yokota:
    Position Control of Polymer Metal Composite Actuator Using Quantitative Feedback Theory
    the Journal of Sensors and Actuators, A, Vol.159, pp.204/212, (2010)
  • Kazuhiro Yoshida, Tsutomu Soga, Masashi Kawachi, Kazuya Edamura and Shinichi Yokota:
    A Magneto-Rheological Valve-Integrated Cylinder and Its Application
    the Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, Part I of the Proceedings of the IMechE, Vol.224, No.1, pp.31/40, (2010)

2009

  • Joon-wan Kim, Kazuhiro Yoshida, Kumiko Kohda and Shinichi Yokota:
    Flexible Electro-rheological Microvalve (FERV) Based on SU-8 Cantilever Structures and its Application to Microactuators
    the Journal of Sensors and Actuators, A, Vol.156, issue2, pp.336/372, (2009)
  • Kazuhiro Yoshida, Tsutomu Soga, Masashi Kawachi, Kazuya Edamura and Shinichi Yokota:
    A Magneto-Rheological Valve-Integrated Cylinder and Its Application
    the Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, Part I of the Proceedings of the IMechE, (2009) In Press
  • Kenjiro Takemura, Tsunehiko Imamura, Kazuya Edamura, Hideo Kumagai, Shinichi Yokota:
    Practical Design of a Liquid Rate Gyroscope using Electro-conjugate Fluid
    the Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, Part I of the Proceedings of the IMechE, Vol.223, No.6, pp.727/736, (2009)
  • Rohan Raghavan, Jason Qin, Leslie Y. Yeo, James R. Friend, Kenjiro Takemura, Shinichi Yokota, Kazuya Edamura:
    Electrokinetic Actuation of Conductivity Dielectric Liquids
    the Journal of Sensors and Actuators, B, Vol.140, issue1, pp.287/294, (2009)
  • Kenjiro Takemura, Shinichi Yokota, Mamoru Suzuki, Kazuya Edamura,Tsunehiko Imamura, Hideo Kumagai:
    Micro Liquid Rate GyroScope using Electro-conjugate Fluid
    the Journal of Sensors and Actuators, A, Vol.149, issue2, pp.173/179, (2009)

2008

  • Shinichi Yokota:
    Micro-actuators by making use of jet flows due to Electro-conjugate Fluid
    the International Journal Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, Vol.36, No.4, pp.330/345, (2008)
  • Kenjiro Takemura, Fumiya Yajima, Kazuya Edamura, and Shinichi Yokota:
    Integration of Micro Artficial Muscle cells using Electro-conjugate Fluid
    the Journal of Sensors and Actuators, A, Vol.144, Issue2, pp.348/353, (2008)

2007

  • Kenjiro Takemura, Hiroto Kozuki, Kazuya Edamura, and Shinichi Yokota:
    A Micromotor using Electro-conjugate Fluid - Improvement of motor performance by using saw toothed electrode series -
    the Journal of Sensors and Actuators, A, Vol.140, pp.131/137, (2007)
  • K. Takemura, S. Yokota and K. Edamura:
    Driving Performance and Control of a Micro Artificial Muscle Cell using Electro-Conjugate Fluid
    the Journal of Sensors and Actuators A, Vol.133, No.2, pp493/499, (2007)
  • S. Yokota, R. Abe, K.Takemura, K.Edamura:
    Micro Finger Driven by Electro-conjugate Fluid jet (ECF-jet) and Characteristics Evaluation of a Large Model
    the Journal of Sensors and Actuators A, Vol.136, issue.2, pp.629/637, (2007)
  • W-S Seo, K. Yoshida, S. Yokota, K. Edamura:
    A high performance planar pump using electro-conjugate fluid with improved electrode patterns Development of a miniature thin-planar pump using electro-conjugate fluid
    the Journal of Sensors and Actuators A, Vol.134, No.3, pp.606/614, (2007)

2006

  • Shinichi YOKOTA, Kazuya EDAMURA:
    New Construction of an Electro-Conjugate Fluid-jet Driven Micromotor with Inner Diameter of 2mm
    Proc. IMechE, Part I: the Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, Vol.220, No.4, pp.251/256, (2006)
    [the Donald Julius Groen Prize 2006 from the IMechE ]
  • S. Yokota, R. Nishizawa, K. Takemura, K. Edamura:
    A Micro Gyroscope using Electro-conjugate Fluid (ECF)
    the Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol.18, No.2, pp.114/120, (2006)
  • Micheal De Volder, K. Yoshida, S. Yokota, D. Reynaerts:
    On the use of liquid crystals as electrorhelogical fluids in microsystems: model and measurements
    the Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol.16, pp.612/619, (2006)

2005

  • Kazuhiro Yoshida, Jung-Ho Park, Hiroshi Yano, Shinichi Yokota and Sonam Yun:
    Study of Valve-Integrated Microactuator Using Homogeneous Electro-Rheological Fluid
    Journal of Sensors & Materials, Vol.17, No.3, pp.97/112, (2005)

2004

  • Kyoungkwan AHN, Shinichi YOKOTA:
    Design of a Robust Force Control System for an Automatic Live-line Maintenance Robot Using a Force Disturbance Observer
    (Journal) Proc. Instn Mech. Engrs, Vol.218, Part I, pp.545/556, (2004)
  • Jung-Ho PARK, Kazuhiro Yoshida, Chikara Ishikawa, Shinichi Yokota, Tetuo Seto, Kunihiro Takagi:
    A Study on High-Output Rsonance-Driven Piezoelectric Micopumps Using Active Check Valves
    the Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol.16, No.2, pp.171/177, (2004)

2003

  • Shinichi YOKOTA,Yutaka KONDOH, Kokichi ISHIHARA, Yasufumi OTSUBO, Kazuya EDAMURA:
    A Fluid Control Valve by Making Use of an Increase in Viscosity of Dielectric Fluids Caused by an Electrode Planted with Hair-like Short Fibers (Proposition of a Fiber -planted ER Valve)
    JSME International Journal, Vol.46, No.4, Series C, pp.1538/1546, (2003)
  • Kyoung kwan AHN, Shinichi YOKOTA:
    Application of Discrete Event Control to the Insertion Task of Electric Line using 6-Link Electro-Hydraulic Manipulators with Dual Arm
    JSME International Journal, Vol.46, No.1, Series C, pp.223/229, (2003)
  • Kazuhiro Yoshida, Hiroshi Yano, Jung-Ho Park, Shinichi Yokota:
    A valve-integrated microactuator using homogeneous electro-rheological fluid
    the Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol.15, No.2, pp244/250, (2003)
  • Takeshi Seto, Kunihiko Takagi, Kazuhiro Yoshida, Jung-Ho Park, Shinichi Yokota:
    Development of High-Power Micro-pump Using Inertia Effect of Fluid for Small-Sized Fluid Actuators
    the Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol.15, No.2, pp128/135, (2003)

2002

  • Jung-Ho PARK, Kazuhiro YOSHIDA, Shinichi YOKOTA:
    A Piezoelectric Micropump Using Resonance Drive with High Power Density
    JSME International Journal, Vol.45, Series C, No.2, pp.502/509, (2002)
  • Kazuhiro YOSHIDA, Masaaki KIKUCHI, Jung-ho PARK, Shinichi YOKOTA:
    Fabrication of micro ER valves by micromachining and experiments
    Journal of Sensors and Actuators, Vol.95-2/3, pp227/233, (2002) PDF file 334kB

2001

  • Shinichi YOKOTA, Yutaka KONDOH, Atsushi Sadamoto, Yasufumi Otsubo, Kazuya Edamura:
    A Micro Motor Using Electro-conjugate Fluids (ECF) (Proposition of Stator Electrode-type (SE-type) Micro ECF motors)
    JSME International Journal, Vol.44, Ser.C, No.3, pp.756/762, (2001)
  • Shinichi YOKOTA, Masakazu Hirata, Yutaka KONDOH, Koich Suzumori, Atsushi Sadamoto, Yasufumi Otsubo, Kazuya Edamura:
    A Micro-Motor Using Electro-conjugate Fluids (ECF) (Fabrication of inner Diameter 2mm RE-type ECF Motor)
    the Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol.13,No.2, pp140/145, (2001)

2000

  • Kazuhiro YOSHIDA, Ken TAKAHASHI, Shinichi YOKOTA:
    In-pipe Mobile Micromachine Using Fluid Power (A Mechanism Adaptable to Pipe Diameters)
    JSME International Journal, Vol.43, Ser.B, No.1, pp.29/35, (2000)
  • Kazuhiro YOSHIDA, Ken TAKAHASHI, Shinichi YOKOTA:
    In-pipe Mobile Micromachine Using Fluid Power Adaptable to Pipe Diameters
    Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol.11, No.5, pp.417/422, (1999)
  • Jung-Ho PARK, Kazuhiro YOSHIDA, Shinichi YOKOTA:
    Resonantly Driven Piezoelectric Micropump (Fabrication of a micropump with the size less than 1cm3)
    Trans of Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, Vol.9 No.07, pp.687/702. (1999)
  • Ryushi SUZUKI, Yutaka TANAKA, Shinichi YOKOTA:
    Reduction of Oil Temperature Rise by Use of a Bubble Elimination Device in Hydraulic Systems
    Journal of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, Vol.54, No.3, pp23/27, (1998) March
  • Shinichi YOKOTA, Hisashi SOMADA, Hirotugu YAMAGUCHI:
    Study on an Active Accumulator ( Active Control of High-Frequency Pulsation of Flow Rate in Hydraulic Systems)
    JSME International Journal Vol.39 (Ser.B), No.1, pp.119/124, (1996)

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