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Piezoelectric Transducers for Vibration Control and Damping
Fundamentals of Piezoelectricity.- Feedback Control of Structural Vibration.- Piezoelectric Shunt Damping.- Feedback Structure of Piezoelectric Shunt Damping Systems.- Instrumentation.- Multi-portExpand
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Nanopositioning System With Force Feedback for High-Performance Tracking and Vibration Control
  • A. Fleming
  • Engineering
  • IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics
  • 1 June 2010
In this study, the actuator load force of a nanopositioning stage is utilized as a feedback variable to achieve both tracking and damping. The transfer function from the applied actuator voltage toExpand
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A broadband controller for shunt piezoelectric damping of structural vibration
In this paper a broadband active shunt technique for controlling vibration in piezoelectric laminated structures is proposed. The effect of the negative capacitance controller is studiedExpand
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A New Method for Robust Damping and Tracking Control of Scanning Probe Microscope Positioning Stages
This paper demonstrates a simple second-order controller that eliminates scan-induced oscillation and provides integral tracking action. The controller can be retrofitted to any scanning probeExpand
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Integral resonant control of collocated smart structures
This paper introduces integral resonant control, IRC, a simple, robust and well-performing technique for vibration control in smart structures with collocated sensors and actuators. By adding aExpand
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Spatial Control of Vibration: Theory and Experiments
Modelling spatial norms and model reduction model correction spatial control optimal placement of actuators and sensors system identification for spatially distributed systems.
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High-Performance Control of Piezoelectric Tube Scanners
In this paper, high-amplitude actuation of a piezoelectric tube is achieved using a charge amplifier. Expand
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A review of nanometer resolution position sensors: Operation and performance
Abstract Position sensors with nanometer resolution are a key component of many precision imaging and fabrication machines. Since the sensor characteristics can define the linearity, resolution andExpand
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Design, Modeling and Control of Nanopositioning Systems
Introduction.- Piezoelectric Transducers.- Types of Nanopositioners.- Mechanical Design: Flexure-based Nanopositioners.- Position Sensors.- Shunt Control.- Feedback Control.- Force Feedback Control.-Expand
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Improved Current and Charge Amplifiers for Driving Piezoelectric Loads, and Issues in Signal Processing Design for Synthesis of Shunt Damping Circuits
Piezoelectric transducers are known to exhibit less hysterisis when driven with current or charge rather than voltage. Despite this advantage, such methods have found little practical application dueExpand
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