Selected Publications


M. Eugster, P. Cattin, A. Zam, and G. Rauter, “A Parallel Robotic Mechanism for the Stabilization and Guidance of an Endoscope Tip in Laser Osteotomy,” in IEEE Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp.1306-1311, 2018.

E. I. Zoller, P. Salz, A. Zam, P. C. Cattin, and G. Rauter, “Intuitive Haptic Telemanipulator for Laser Osteotomy with a Robotic Endoscope,” in Hand, Brain and Technology, 2018.

M. Eugster, E. I. Zoller, L.Fasel, P. Cattin, N. F. Friederich, A. Zam, and G. Rauter, “Contact force estimation for minimally invasive robot-assisted Laserosteotomy in the human knee,” in Joint Workshop on New Technologies for Computer/Robot Assisted Surgery (CRAS), vol. 8, pp. 39-40, 2018.

I. Sušić, A. Zam, P. Cattin, G. Rauter, “Enabling Minimal Invasive Palpation in Flexible Robotic Endoscopes,” in New Trends in Medical and Service Robotics (MESROB), 2018.

I. Sušić, P. Cattin, A. Zam, G. Rauter, “Versatile, Force Range-Adjustable, Tri-axial Force Sensor with Integrated Micro Camera for the Tip of Endoscopic Devices,” in Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, vol. 11, 2018.

L. Iafolla,  L.Witthauer, A. Zam, G. Rauter, and P. C. Cattin, "Proof of principle of a novel angular sensor concept for tracking systems," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 280, 390–398, 2018.

S. Manavi Roodsari, L. Witthauer, L. Iafolla, G. Rauter, A. Zam, and P. C. Cattin, “Temperature-compensated FBG-based 3D shape sensor using single-mode fibers,” in Advanced Photonics 2018 (BGPP, IPR, NP, NOMA, Sensors, Networks, SPPCom, SOF), 2018.

H. Abbasi, R. Guzman, P. C. Cattin, G. Rauter, and A. Zam, “Differentiation of femur bone from surrounding soft tissue using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy as a feedback system for smart laserosteotomy,” in Biophotonics: Photonic Solutions for Better Health Care VI, 2018.

H. Abbasi, G. Rauter, R. Guzman, P. C. Cattin, and A. Zam, “Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy as a potential tool for autocarbonization detection in laserosteotomy,” Journal of Biomedical Optics, vol. 23, no. 7, p. 1, Mar. 2018.

H. Abbasi, R. Guzman, P. C. Cattin, G. Rauter, and A. Zam, “Plasma plume expansion dynamics in nanosecond Nd:YAG laserosteotome,” in High-Speed Biomedical Imaging and Spectroscopy III: Toward Big Data Instrumentation and Management, 2018.

L. M. Beltran Bernal et al., “Performance of Er:YAG laser ablation of hard bone under different irrigation water cooling conditions,” in Optical Interactions with Tissue and Cells XXIX, 2018.

H. K. Nguendon Kenhagho, G. Rauter, R. Guzman, P. C. Cattin , and A. Zam, “Comparison of acoustic shock waves generated by micro and nanosecond lasers for a smart laser surgery system,” in Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic and Surgical Guidance Systems XVI, 2018.

M. Ahmadi, R. H. Hassani, G. Kosa, A. Zam, R. Guzman, P.C. Cattin, and G. Rauter,  “EndoCAT: An EtherCAT-based Articulated Rear View Endoscope for Single Port Surgery,” in 2018 7th IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (Biorob), pp. 1070-1075, 2018.

N. Gerig, P. Wolf, R. Sigrist, R. Riener, and G. Rauter, “Automated Feedback Selection for Robot-Assisted Training,” International Journal of Computer Science in Sport, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 149–174, Dec. 2017.

F. Just, R. Riener, G. Rauter, “System for handling an object to be displaced by two influencers”, ETH Zurich, 2017.

H. Abbasi, L. Beltran, A. Zam, R. Georg, N. Friederich , and P. Cattin, “Effect of laser pulse duration on ablation efficiency of hard bone in microseconds regime,” in Third International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics, 2017.

H. Abbasi, L. M. Beltran B., G. Rauter, R. Guzman, P. Cattin, and A. Zam, “Effect of cooling water on ablation in Er:YAG laserosteotome of hard bone,” in Third International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics, 2017.

M. Bannwart, D. Emst, C. Easthope, M. Bolliger, and G. Rauter, “Automated stand-up and sit-down detection for robot-assisted body-weight support training with the FLOAT,” in 2017 International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), 2017.

F. Just, O. Ozen, S. Tortora, R. Riener, and G. Rauter, “Feedforward model based arm weight compensation with the rehabilitation robot ARMin,” in 2017 International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), 2017.

M. Eugster, P. Weber, P. Cattin, A. Zam, G. Kosa, and G. Rauter, “Positioning and stabilization of a minimally invasive laser osteotome,” in Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, vol. 10, pp. 21-22, 2017.

H. K. Nguendon Kenhagho et al., “Characterization of ablated porcine bone and muscle using laser-induced acoustic wave method for tissue differentiation,” in Medical Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions VIII, 2017.

G. Kosa, G. Aiello, A. Zam, P. Cattin, G. Rauter, “Automation of a Flexoscope for Laser Osteotomy“, 17th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery, vol 1, 171-174,2017.

F. Just, R. Riener, G. Rauter, “Usability of Rehabilitation Robots: The Role of Transparency,” Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Forum, 2017.

E. I. Zoller, G. Aiello, A. Zam, P. C. Cattin, and G. Rauter, “Is 3-DoF position feedback sufficient for exact positioning of a robotic endoscope end-effector in the human knee?,” in IEEE World Haptics Conference (work in progress paper), 2017.

G. Rauter, “Was ist technisch alles möglich und was ist praxistauglich?,” Heime und Spitäler (August), pp. 28-29, 2017

F.Just, "ARMin 5.0: Fusion of Conventional and Robotic Arm Therapy," International Symposium Clincial Research Priority Program (CRPP), 2017.

M. Bannwart, M. Bolliger, P. Lutz, M. Gantner, and G. Rauter, “Systematic analysis of transparency in the gait rehabilitation device the FLOAT,” in 14th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV), 2016.

F. Just, K. Baur, R. Riener, V. Klamroth-Marganska, and G. Rauter, “Online adaptive compensation of the ARMin Rehabilitation Robot,” in 2016 6th IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), 2016.

F. Just, K. Baur, V. Klamroth-Marganska, R. Riener, G. Rauter, “Improving Usability and Acceptance of Arm Rehabilitation Robotics: Development of ARMin V,” BANCOM, pp. 52-52, 2016.

F. Just, K. Baur, V. Klamroth-Marganska, R. Riener, G. Rauter, “Motor inertia compensation of the ARMin rehabilitation robot,” AUTOMED, 2016.

G. Rauter, M. Bannwart, P. Lutz, M. Bolliger, M. Gantner, “Robust Wireless Real-Time Data Transmission for Robot Control in Neurorehabilitation,” Biomechanics and Neural Control of Movement: BANCOM, 2016.