Highly reliable actuator with multiple degrees of freedom and method for moving a payload using the actuator

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9287760
APP PUB NO 20140049123A1
SERIAL NO

13590104

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An actuator that has two or more degrees of freedom that moves a payload are described. The actuator may have two members, an actuator stator and an actuator armature, with the ability to move relative to each other in two or more degrees of freedom.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
REMEC BROADBAND WIRELESS HOLDINGS, INC.POWAY, CA23

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Pasternak, Eliezer Palo Alto, US 29 1115

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