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Date: 2009
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: uon:8696
Description: Most commercially available Atomic Force Microscopes (AFMs) use piezoelectric tube nano-positioners for scanning. Current scanning frequencies are less than 0.01fr, where fr is the frequency of the fi... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/933208
Description: The speed and accuracy of nanopositioning systems is heavily influenced by the presence of lightly damped mechanical resonances. In this work, an electrical impedance is connected in series with the d... More
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Date: 2006
Resource Type: book
Identifier: uon:2221
Description: Flexible mechanical systems experience undesirable vibration in response to environmental and operational forces. The very existence of vibrations can limit the accuracy of sensitive instruments or ca... More
Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: uon:2606
Description: Research on shunted piezoelectric transducers, performed mainly over the past decade, has generated new opportunities for control of vibration and damping in flexible structures. This is made possible... More
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Date: 2000
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/29720
Description: Piezoelectric materials are finding increasing applications in active vibration control of structures. Modeling of a piezoelectric laminate, often results in an infinite-dimensional or a very high-ord... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1038526
Description: When operating an Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) in tapping mode the quality (Q) factor of the cantilever probe places a limitation on scan speed and image resolution. This paper introduces piezoelectr... More
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Creators: Behrens, Sam
Date: 2000
Language: eng
Resource Type: thesis
Identifier: uon:971
Description: Masters Research - Master of Engineering (Research)
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/29662
Description: This paper is concerned with the dynamics and stability of piezoelectric laminate structures, where several piezoelectric elements are shunted by a multiinput impedance. The problem is shown to be equ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/802794
Description: The performance of a feedback-controlled piezoelectric tube scanner is limited by its inherent nonlinear properties such as hysteresis and creep, its mechanical resonance modes and its displacement se... More
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Date: 2004
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: uon:3099
Description: We propose a novel method for controlling vibrations within a resonant structure equipped with piezoelectric transducers. The scheme uses a parallel connection of modulated and demodulated controllers... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/933907
Description: This paper presents a 12-electrode piezoelectric tube scanner for fast atomic force microscopy (AFM). The scanner is used simultaneously as a sensor and an actuator. The built-in sensing mechanism of ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/38723
Description: Piezoelectric tube scanners have emerged as the most widely used nanopositioning technology in modern scanning probe microscopes. Despite their impressive properties, their fast and accurate operation... More
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Creators: Fleming, Andrew J.
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/808787
Description: Due to their high stiffness, small dimensions, and low mass, piezoelectric stack actuators are capable of developing large displacements over bandwidths of greater than 100 kHz. However, due to their ... More
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Date: 2002
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/27207
Description: This paper designs and experimentally evaluates the performance of a feedback controller to suppress vibration of a flexible beam. The controller is designed to minimize the spatial ϰ₂ norm of the clo... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/38717
Description: Piezoelectric tube scanners are widely used in scanning probe microscopes to position the sample or the probe. Fast and accurate scanning requires the suppression of dominant low-frequency resonances ... More
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