Motors
Jul 13, 2012
A company that manufactures slotless brushless motors for medical applications has introduced a new short-length 28 mm (1.102 in.) diameter slotless 2 pole...
Jul 02, 2012
A manufacturer and supplier of high-precision drive systems to the medical device industry has developed an ultraslim, brushless DC 90-mm flat motor for high-...
Dec 01, 2011
The 3863 CR dc micro motor from Faulhaber is designed with ZHN48 magnet material for benchmark torque performance of 150 mNm at 8000 RPM. Available from...
Sep 16, 2011
A stepper motor driver provides up to 5 A per phase from a high bus voltage with sophisticated current control, delivering high torque over a range of speeds....
Jun 27, 2011
A company has developed custom microlinear motor kits for specialty low-profile applications. The units can function as limited travel actuators or linear...
Dec 13, 2010
Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) is a major concern in medical electronics, considering that functional anomalies may be life threatening. In addition,...
Aug 06, 2010
A piezoelectric microscope objective nanofocusing device (Z-motor) provides 10× faster response and resolution than classical motor-driven units...
Aug 06, 2010
In optical coherence tomography, piezoelectric motors are used to impart rapid periodic motion to the unit’s reference mirror and imaging optics. To...
Feb 01, 2010
Magnetic ferropaper is an inexpensive way to make micromotors for surgical instruments. Photo courtesy of ANDREW HANCOCK/PURDUE UNIVERSITY...
Nov 01, 2003
Originally Published MDDI November 2003 R&D DIGEST Erik Swain Bio-nanomotor assemblies might have such medical applications as traveling the...