ROLES OF MAGNETIC STRENGTH IN MAGNETO-ELASTOMER TOWARDS SWIMMING MECHANISM AND PERFORMANCE OF MINIATURE ROBOTS

Laliphat Manamanchaiyaporn, Tiantian Xu, Xinyu Wu, and Huihuan Qian

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