Heat Treatment of Nitinol for Different Stylet Shapes

Heat Treatment of Nitinol for Different Stylet Shapes

In this post you will learn about an approach to fabricate different stylet shapes for our proposed stylet and tube steerable needles using heat treatment of the Nitinol (a Shape Memory Alloy SMA). Our lab developed a new class of steerable needles called Stylet and Tube Steerable Needles in which the direction of the tissue fracture is controlled by the inner Stylet followed by the outer tube to help steer the needle. Stylet and Tube Steerable Needles The shape of the stylet and the step length determine the radius of curvature of the steerable needle. For this reason, we have…
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How to Import the Math Equations from LaTex to Your Website (HTML)

How to Import the Math Equations from LaTex to Your Website (HTML)

As an Engineer and a researcher, we use math equations all the time. In old days, we used to use MathType with Word to write our scientific articles. However, MathType is not free and it is tedious to use with Word. So ditch them both and use LaTeX instead! LaTex makes life easier especially while typing mathematical equations. Articles written with LaTex are also aesthetically appealing. After we launched this Website (Mecharithm), we needed to include some of the projects with math equations that were written in LaTex. Because Madi was not very experienced with HTML, she was not sure…
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How to Make a Great Jaw-dropping Presentation

How to Make a Great Jaw-dropping Presentation

Have you ever felt so nervous before a presentation and felt you could have presented better? Are you one of the people who'd rather die than present in front of other people? Public presentation is always nerve-racking for everyone. Believe it or not presenting in front of the people is the most difficult thing for everyone and this post is going to show you some tips and tricks that if you follow you can make a great jaw-dropping presentation that makes a lasting impact on your audience. Write a Logical Flow of Your Presentation Imagine a movie with smooth and…
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How to Perform an Effective Peer Review

How to Perform an Effective Peer Review

Are you invited to do a peer review for a journal or conference? Are you wondering how to write the review or where to start it? If you have any of these questions you are at the right place. Doing a peer review is a great responsibility. You are responsible to give your unbiased opinion on an article to keep scientific community from false findings and inaccurate research while at the same time promoting legitimate good research that are fruits of years of countless hours at lab, discouragements, tears, and perseverance. How Does Peer Review Work The author submits the…
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