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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (8): jeb235465.
Published: 29 April 2021
...Jacob S. Harrison; Megan L. Porter; Matthew J. McHenry; H. Eve Robinson; S. N. Patek ABSTRACT Latch-mediated spring actuation (LaMSA) is used by small organisms to produce high acceleration movements. Mathematical models predict that acceleration increases as LaMSA systems decrease in size. Adult...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (5): jeb232157.
Published: 11 March 2021
...-jaw ant mandible strikes measured with micro-impact pendulums. Elastic systems Latch-mediated spring actuation Odontomachus Ecomechanics Energy measurement Many organisms generate extreme, transient impacts through the acceleration of lightweight structures. Mantis shrimp fracture...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (14): jeb219899.
Published: 27 July 2020
....181447 Longo , S. J. , Cox , S. M. , Azizi , E. , Ilton , M. , Olberding , J. P. , St Pierre , R. and Patek , S. N. ( 2019 ). Beyond power amplification: latch-mediated spring actuation is an emerging framework for the study of diverse elastic systems . J. Exp. Biol...
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