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Russell H Taylor, Yong yil Kim: Signaling device and method for monitoring positions in a surgical operation. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, January 18, 1994: US05279309 (471 worldwide citation)

The system and method includes a manipulator for manipulating a surgical instrument relative to a patient's body and, a position sensor for sensing the position of the surgical instrument relative to the patient's body. The manipulator can be manually or computer actuated and can have brakes to limi ...


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Russell Highsmith Taylor, Yong yil Kim: System for manipulating movement of a surgical instrument with computer controlled brake. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, December 9, 1997: US05695500 (353 worldwide citation)

The system and method includes a manipulator for manipulating a surgical instrument relative to a patient's body and, a position sensor for sensing the position of the surgical instrument relative to the patient's body. The manipulator can be manually or computer actuated and can have brakes to limi ...


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Russell Highsmith Taylor, Yong yil Kim: System for assisting a surgeon during surgery. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, September 14, 1999: US05950629 (341 worldwide citation)

The system and method includes a manipulator for manipulating a surgical instrument relative to a patient's body and, a position sensor for sensing the position of the surgical instrument relative to the patient's body. The manipulator can be manually or computer actuated and can have brakes to limi ...


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Russell Highsmith Taylor, Yong yil Kim: System and method for augmentation of surgery. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, February 15, 2000: US06024695 (233 worldwide citation)

The system and method includes a manipulator for manipulating a surgical instrument relative to a patient's body and, a position sensor for sensing the position of the surgical instrument relative to the patient's body. The manipulator can be manually or computer actuated and can have brakes to limi ...


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Russell Highsmith Taylor, Yong yil Kim: Stereotaxic apparatus and method for moving an end effector. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, November 2, 1999: US05976156 (224 worldwide citation)

The system and method includes a manipulator for manipulating a surgical instrument relative to a patient's body and, a position sensor for sensing the position of the surgical instrument relative to the patient's body. The manipulator can be manually or computer actuated and can have brakes to limi ...


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Russell Highsmith Taylor, Yong yil Kim: System and method for augmentation of surgery. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, May 15, 2001: US06231526 (107 worldwide citation)

The system and method includes a manipulator for manipulating a surgical instrument relative to a patient's body and, a position sensor for sensing the position of the surgical instrument relative to the patient's body. The manipulator can be manually or computer actuated and can have brak ...


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Yong Yil Kim: Linear motor. Townsend And Townsend And Crew, April 3, 2003: US20030063687-A1

A multi-phase coil assembly includes a first coil having first top and bottom arms on a first plane and a first coil central portion including left and right arms on a second plane; a second coil having second top and bottom arms on the first plane and a second coil central portion including left an ...


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Yong yil Kim: Linear motor. Steve Mun, July 31, 2003: US20030141768-A1

A linear motor assembly includes opposing first and second magnet arrays; an elongated first yoke adapted to receive the first magnet array; an elongated second yoke adapted to receive the second magnet array; and a central magnet array positioned between the elongated first and second yokes, the ce ...