All publications

2017

147.A Comprehensive Review of Smart Polymeric and Gel Actuators for Soft Mechatronics Applications: Fundamentals, Free-form Fabrication, and Motion Control

J. D. Carrico, T. Tyler; K. K. Leang.

A Comprehensive Review of Smart Polymeric and Gel Actuators for Soft Mechatronics Applications: Fundamentals, Free-form Fabrication, and Motion Control Journal Article

Invited article to the Special Issue on Active Materials and Soft Mechatronics, International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials (Under review), 2017.

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146.Modular design and control of a fully-actuated hexrotor for aerial manipulation applications

J. Lee, K. K. Leang, W. Yim

Modular design and control of a fully-actuated hexrotor for aerial manipulation applications Journal Article

ASME J. Mechanisms and Robotics (Under review), 2017.

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145.Design, Modeling, and Analysis of Inductive Resonant Coupling Wireless Power Transfer for Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAVs)

G. Plaizier, E. Andersen, B. Truong, S. Roundy; K. K. Leang

Design, Modeling, and Analysis of Inductive Resonant Coupling Wireless Power Transfer for Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAVs) Inproceedings

IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) (Under review), Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia, May 21-25, 2018, 2017.

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144.Spatial filter design for dual-stage systems

A. Mitrovic, K. K. Leang; G. M. Clayton

Spatial filter design for dual-stage systems Inproceedings

ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC), Tysons Corner, Virginia, USA, October 11-13, 2107 at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel in Tysons Corner, Virginia, 2017.

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143.Position and Linear Velocity Estimation for Position-Based Visual Servo Control of an Aerial Robot in GPS-Denied Environments

D. Guo; K. K. Leang

Position and Linear Velocity Estimation for Position-Based Visual Servo Control of an Aerial Robot in GPS-Denied Environments Inproceedings

ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC), Tysons Corner, Virginia, USA, October 11-13, 2107 at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel in Tysons Corner, Virginia, 2017.

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142.Mutual Information Control for Target Acquisition: A Method to Localize a Gas/Chemical Plume Source Using a Mobile Sensor

J. R. Bourne; K. K. Leang

Mutual Information Control for Target Acquisition: A Method to Localize a Gas/Chemical Plume Source Using a Mobile Sensor Inproceedings

ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC) Tyson Corner, Virginia, USA, October 11-13, 2017, October 11-13, 2107 at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel in Tysons Corner, Virginia, 2017.

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141.Guest Editorial: Focused Section on Advances in Soft Robotics

X. Tan, K. K. Leang; Z. Yin

Guest Editorial: Focused Section on Advances in Soft Robotics Journal Article

International Journal of Intelligent Robotics and Applications, 1 (2), pp. 121 - 123, 2017.

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140.Modeling and Adaptive Nonlinear Disturbance Observer for Closed-Loop Control of In-Ground-Effects on Multi-rotor UAVs

X. He, M. Calaf; K. K. Leang

Modeling and Adaptive Nonlinear Disturbance Observer for Closed-Loop Control of In-Ground-Effects on Multi-rotor UAVs Inproceedings

ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC) Tyson Corner, Virginia, USA, October 11-13, 2017, October 11-13, 2107 at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel in Tysons Corner, Virginia, 2017.

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139.Adaptive Vision-Based Leader- Follower Formation Control of Mobile Robots

H. Wang, D. Guo, X. Liang, W. Chen, G. Hu; K.K. Leang

Adaptive Vision-Based Leader- Follower Formation Control of Mobile Robots Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 64 (4), pp. 2893 - 2902, 2017.

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138.Guidelines for making Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite (IPMC) materials as artificial muscles by advanced manufacturing methods: State-of-the-Art,

Kwang J. Kim, Tyler Stalbaum, Sarah Trabia, Taeseon Hwang, Zakai Olsen, Shelby Nelson, Qi Shen, Dong-Chan Lee, James Carrico, Kam K. Leang, Viljar Palmre, Jungsoo Nam, Ilseok Park, Rashi Tiwari, Doyeon Kim; Sungjun Kim

Guidelines for making Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite (IPMC) materials as artificial muscles by advanced manufacturing methods: State-of-the-Art, Book Chapter

Bar-Cohen, Yoseph (Ed.): Advances in manufacturing and processing of materials and structures (Under review), CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, 2017.

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137.Smart Actuator Technologies: Design, Modeling, Fabrication, and Control for Mechatronic and Robotic Systems (expected 2018)

Kam K. Leang; Kwang J. Kim

Smart Actuator Technologies: Design, Modeling, Fabrication, and Control for Mechatronic and Robotic Systems (expected 2018) Book

Elsevier, 2017.

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136.Adaptive-Repetitive Visual-Servo Control of Low-Flying Aerial Robots via Uncalibrated High-Flying Cameras

D. Guo, J. Bourne, H. Wang, W. Yim; K. K. Leang

Adaptive-Repetitive Visual-Servo Control of Low-Flying Aerial Robots via Uncalibrated High-Flying Cameras Journal Article

Journal of Nonlinear Science, Special issue on robotics: mechanics and control of locomotion, 27 (4), pp. 1235-1256, 2017.

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135.Fused Filament 3D Printing of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites for Soft Robotics

K. K. Leang; J. D. Carrico

Fused Filament 3D Printing of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites for Soft Robotics Inproceedings

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, Portland, OR, March 26-29, 2017., 2017.

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134.Design of a Dual-Stage, Three-Axis Hybrid Parallel-Serial-Kinematic Nanopositioner with Mechanically Mitigated Cross-Coupling

W. Nagel; K. K. Leang

Design of a Dual-Stage, Three-Axis Hybrid Parallel-Serial-Kinematic Nanopositioner with Mechanically Mitigated Cross-Coupling Inproceedings

Invited session on Design & Control of Micro/Nano Precision Mechatronic Systems, IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Munich, Germany, July 3-7, 2017, 2017.

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133.Spatial-Temporal Trajectory Redesign for Dual-Stage Nanopositioning Systems

D. Guo, A. Mitrovi, G. M. Clayton; K. K. Leang

Spatial-Temporal Trajectory Redesign for Dual-Stage Nanopositioning Systems Inproceedings

Invited session on Design & Control of Micro/Nano Precision Mechatronic Systems, IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Munich, Germany, July 3-7, 2017, 2017.

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132.3D-Printed Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Soft Crawling Robot

J. D. Carrico, K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang,

3D-Printed Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Soft Crawling Robot Inproceedings

IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, May 29 - June 3, 2017, 2017.

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131.Eye-in-Hand Tracking Control of a Free-Floating Space Manipulator

H. Wang, D. Guo, H. Xu, W. Chen, T. Liu; K. K. Leang,

Eye-in-Hand Tracking Control of a Free-Floating Space Manipulator Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems (In press), 2017.

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130.Particle filter based gas/chemical plume source localization for autonomous mobile robots

J. R. Bourne; K. K. Leang

Particle filter based gas/chemical plume source localization for autonomous mobile robots Inproceedings

IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Munich, Germany, July 3-7, 2017 (under review), 2017.

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129.Repetitive Control Design and Implementation for Periodic Motion Tracking in Aerial Vehicles

X. He, D. Guo; K. K. Leang

Repetitive Control Design and Implementation for Periodic Motion Tracking in Aerial Vehicles Inproceedings

American Control Conference May 24-26, Seattle, WA, 2017, 2017.

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128.A Unified Leader-Follower Scheme for Mobile Robots with Uncalibrated On-board Camera

D. Guo, H. Wang, W. Chen, M. Liu, Z. Xia, K. K. Leang

A Unified Leader-Follower Scheme for Mobile Robots with Uncalibrated On-board Camera Inproceedings

IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, May 29 - June 3, pp. 3792 - 3797, 2017.

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127.On-Board Model-Based Automatic Collision Avoidance: Application in Remotely Piloted Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

D. Bareiss, J. Bourne, K. K. Leang

On-Board Model-Based Automatic Collision Avoidance: Application in Remotely Piloted Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Journal Article

Autonomous robots (In press), 41 (7), pp. 1539-1554, 2017.

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2016

126.Design and modeling of the dynamic underactuated flying-walking (DUCK) robot

Christopher J. Pratt

Design and modeling of the dynamic underactuated flying-walking (DUCK) robot Masters Thesis

University of Utah, 2016.

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125.Adaptive Repetitive Visual-Servo Control of a Low-Flying Unmanned Aerial Vehicle with an Uncalibrated High-Flying Camera

D. Guo, W. Yim,; K. K. Leang

Adaptive Repetitive Visual-Servo Control of a Low-Flying Unmanned Aerial Vehicle with an Uncalibrated High-Flying Camera Inproceedings

IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), October 9-14, 2016, Daejeon, Korea, pp. 4258 - 4265, 2016.

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124.Study of Improved Pilot Performance using Automatic Collision Avoidance for Tele-operated Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Daman Bareiss, Jur van den Berg, Jake Abbott, Kam K. Leang

Study of Improved Pilot Performance using Automatic Collision Avoidance for Tele-operated Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Inproceedings

2016 IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics, October 23-27, 2016, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2016.

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123.IPMC Manufacturing Techniques: Recent Developments

K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

IPMC Manufacturing Techniques: Recent Developments Inproceedings

International Workshop on Active Materials and Soft Mechatronics, KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea, July 7-8, 2016, 2016.

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122.3D Printing of Smart Materials

K. J. Kim, S. Trabia, Z. Olson, T. Stalbaum; K. K. Leang

3D Printing of Smart Materials Inproceedings

International Workshop on Active Materials and Soft Mechatronics, KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea, July 7-8, 2016, 2016.

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121.Model-based collision avoidance for dynamic single- and multi-robot systems: theory and application in ground and aerial robots

D. Bareiss

Model-based collision avoidance for dynamic single- and multi-robot systems: theory and application in ground and aerial robots PhD Thesis

University of Utah, 2016.

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120.IPMCs as EAPs: how to start experimenting with them

K. Asaka, K. Kruusamae, K. J. Kim, V. Palmre; K. K. Leang

IPMCs as EAPs: how to start experimenting with them Book Chapter

Springer International Publishing AG (in press), 2016.

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119.High-speed AFM through non-raster scanning and high speed actuation

T. T. Ashley, T. Huang, S. B. Andersson, W. Nagel; K. K. Leang

High-speed AFM through non-raster scanning and high speed actuation Inproceedings

Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, February 27 - March 2. Poster presentation., 2016.

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118.Precision feedback and feedforward control of ionic polymer-metal composite actuators

James D. Carrico, Maxwell Fleming, Marissa A. Tsugawa; Kam K. Leang

Precision feedback and feedforward control of ionic polymer-metal composite actuators Book Chapter

Shahinpoor, M (Ed.): Chapter 11, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016.

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117.Master-slave control with hysteresis inversion for dual-stage nanopositioning systems

W. S. Nagel, G. M. Clayton; K. K. Leang

Master-slave control with hysteresis inversion for dual-stage nanopositioning systems Inproceedings

American Control Conference (Accepted), Boston MA, July 6-8, 2016, 2016.

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116.Dynamic underactuated flying-walking (DUCK) robot

C. J. Pratt; K. K. Leang

Dynamic underactuated flying-walking (DUCK) robot Inproceedings

2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, Sweden, pp. 3267 - 3274, 2016.

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115.Characterization of 3D-printed IPMC Actuators

J. D. Carrico, J. Erickson; K. K. Leang

Characterization of 3D-printed IPMC Actuators Inproceedings

SPIE Smart Structures/NDE, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 20-24, 2016, 2016.

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114.Tracking control for nanopositioning systems, in Fundamentals and Applications of Nanopositioning Technologies

K. K. Leang; A. J. Fleming

Tracking control for nanopositioning systems, in Fundamentals and Applications of Nanopositioning Technologies Book Chapter

Ru, C; Liu, X; Sun, Y (Ed.): Fundamentals and Applications of Nanopositioning Technologies, Springer, 2016.

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113.Position sensors, in Fundamentals and Applications of Nanopositioning Technologies

A. J. Fleming; K. K. Leang

Position sensors, in Fundamentals and Applications of Nanopositioning Technologies Book Chapter

C. Ru X. Liu, ; Sun, Y (Ed.): Fundamentals and Applications of Nanopositioning Technologies (Under review), Springer, 2016.

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112.Design of high-speed nanopositioning systems, Fundamentals and Applications of Nanopositioning Technologies

Y. Yong,; K. K. Leang

Design of high-speed nanopositioning systems, Fundamentals and Applications of Nanopositioning Technologies Book Chapter

Ru, C; Liu, X; Sun, Y (Ed.): Springer, 2016.

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2015

111.Design and Analysis of Scanning Probe Microscopy Cantilevers with Microthermal Actuation

B. Sahu; R. Riddle; D. Ross; M. Sheplak; K. K. Leang; C. R. Taylor

Design and Analysis of Scanning Probe Microscopy Cantilevers with Microthermal Actuation Journal Article

IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 24 (6), pp. 1768 - 1781, 2015.

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110.Fused filament 3D printing of ionic polymer-metal composites (IPMCs)

James D. Carrico, Nick W. Traeden, Matteo Aureli; Kam K. Leang

Fused filament 3D printing of ionic polymer-metal composites (IPMCs) Journal Article

Smart Materials and Structures, 24 , pp. 125021 (11 pages), 2015.

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109.Low-order damping and tracking control for scanning probe systems

A. J. Fleming, Y. R. Teo; K. K. Leang

Low-order damping and tracking control for scanning probe systems Journal Article

Mechatronics, Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering, 1 , pp. Article 14, 2015.

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108.Low-order Continuous-time Robust Repetitive Control: Application in Nanopositioning

A. A. Eielsen; J. T. Gravdahla; K. K. Leang

Low-order Continuous-time Robust Repetitive Control: Application in Nanopositioning Journal Article

Mechatronics, 30 , pp. 231–243, 2015.

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107.Stochastic automatic collision avoidance for  tele-operated unmanned aerial vehicles

Daman Bareiss, Jur van den Berg; Kam K. Leang

Stochastic automatic collision avoidance for tele-operated unmanned aerial vehicles Inproceedings

IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), September 28 - October 02, pp. 4818-4825, Hamburg, Germany, 2015.

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106.A  Micro Spherical Rolling and Flying Robot

Christopher J. Dudley, Alex Woods; Kam K. Leang

A Micro Spherical Rolling and Flying Robot Inproceedings

IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), September 28 - October 02, Hamburg, Germany, 2015.

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105.Fused Filament Additive Manufacturing of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Soft Active 3D Structures

J. D. Carrico, N. W. Traeden, M. Aureli; K. K. Leang,

Fused Filament Additive Manufacturing of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Soft Active 3D Structures Inproceedings

ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), September 21-23, 2015 in Colorado Springs, Colorado., Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2015, (Jim Carrico and Nick Traeden were winners of the 2015 SMASIS Conf. Best Student Paper Award!).

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104.Slender tube-shaped and square rod-shaped IPMC actuators with integrated sensing for soft mechatronics

M. A. Tsugawa, V. Palmre, J. D. Carrico, K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Slender tube-shaped and square rod-shaped IPMC actuators with integrated sensing for soft mechatronics Journal Article

Meccanica, 50 (11), pp. 2781-2795, 2015.

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103.Rapid fabrication of modular nanoscale tool-tips for nano and micro manufacturing

B. Sahu, E. McCumiskey, K. K. Leang, C. R. Taylor,

Rapid fabrication of modular nanoscale tool-tips for nano and micro manufacturing Inproceedings

4M/ICOMM 2015 Conference (Accepted), 2015.

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2014

102.Nanothorn electrodes for ionic polymer-metal composite artificial muscles

V. Palmre; D. Pugal; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang; K. Asaka; A. Aabloo

Nanothorn electrodes for ionic polymer-metal composite artificial muscles Journal Article

Scientific Reports, 4 (6176), 2014.

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101.Development of a tube-shaped ionic polymer-metal composite  actuator with integrated sensing

M. A. Tsugawa

Development of a tube-shaped ionic polymer-metal composite actuator with integrated sensing Masters Thesis

University of Nevada, Reno, 2014.

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100.Monolithic IPMC fins for propulsion and maneuvering in bio-inspired underwater robotics

J. J. Hubbard; M. Fleming; V. Palmre; D. Pugal; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Monolithic IPMC fins for propulsion and maneuvering in bio-inspired underwater robotics Journal Article

IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 39 (3), pp. 540 - 551, 2014.

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99.A spherical aerial terrestrial robot

Christopher J. Dudley

A spherical aerial terrestrial robot Masters Thesis

University of Nevada, Reno, 2014.

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98.Design, modeling, and control of nanopositioning systems

A. J. Fleming; K. K. Leang

Design, modeling, and control of nanopositioning systems Book

Springer, New York, 2014, ISBN: 3319066161.

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97.Range-based control of dual-stage nanopositioning systems

G. C. Clayton; C. J. Dudley; K. K. Leang

Range-based control of dual-stage nanopositioning systems Journal Article

Review of Scientific Instruments, 85 (4), pp. 045003 (6 pages), 2014.

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96.Analog robust repetitive control for nanopositioning

A. A. Eielsen; J. T. Gravdahl; K. K. Leang

Analog robust repetitive control for nanopositioning Inproceedings

19th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control, 24-29 August 2014, Cape Town, South Africa (Forthcoming), 2014.

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2013

95.Control of a Quadcopter Aerial Robot Using Optic Flow Sensing

Brandon M. Hurd

Control of a Quadcopter Aerial Robot Using Optic Flow Sensing Masters Thesis

University of Nevada, Reno, 2013.

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94.Mechanical design and control for high-speed nanopositioning: serial-kinematic nanopositioners and repetitive control for nanofabrication

Y. Shan; K. K. Leang

Mechanical design and control for high-speed nanopositioning: serial-kinematic nanopositioners and repetitive control for nanofabrication Journal Article

IEEE Control Systems Magazine (In press), Special Issue on Dynamics and Control of Micro and Naoscale Systems, 33 (6), pp. 86 – 105, 2013.

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93.Unmanned aircraft systems in environmental science: cheaper, better, faster and more accessible large scale data collection to improve understanding of natural resources

M. Walker; K. K. Leang; S. Tyler; S. Lether; P. Weisberg

Unmanned aircraft systems in environmental science: cheaper, better, faster and more accessible large scale data collection to improve understanding of natural resources Inproceedings

CABNR/NAES/UNCE Main Station - Field Day, 2013.

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92.Augmented proportional-derivative control of a micro quadcopter

N. L. Johnson; K. K. Leang

Augmented proportional-derivative control of a micro quadcopter Inproceedings

ASME Dynamic Systems and Controls Conference, 2013.

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91.The effects of electrode surface morphology on the actuation performance of IPMC

V. Palmre; D. Pugal; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

The effects of electrode surface morphology on the actuation performance of IPMC Inproceedings

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, 2013.

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90.An IPMC-enabled bio-inspired bending/twisting fin for underwater applications

V. Palmre; M. Fleming; J. J. Hubbard; D. Pugal; S. Kim; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

An IPMC-enabled bio-inspired bending/twisting fin for underwater applications Journal Article

Smart Mater. Struct., 22 , pp. 014003, 2013.

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89.An experimental comparison of PI, inversion, and damping control for high performance nanopositioning

A. J. Fleming; K. K. Leang

An experimental comparison of PI, inversion, and damping control for high performance nanopositioning Inproceedings

American Control Conference, 2013.

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88.Matlab tricks and tips

K. K. Leang

Matlab tricks and tips Journal Article

IEEE Cont. Syst. Mag., 33 (4), pp. 39 – 40, 2013.

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87.Precision Control of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Actuators

K. K. Leang

Precision Control of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Actuators Inproceedings

7th World Congress on Biomimetics, Artificial Muscles and Nano-Bio (BAMN2013), 2013.

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86.Sectored tube-shaped ionic polymer-metal composite actuator with integrated sensor

M. Tsugawa; V. Palmre; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Sectored tube-shaped ionic polymer-metal composite actuator with integrated sensor Inproceedings

ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, September 19-21, Snowbird, Utah, USA, 2013.

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2012

85.Design and characterization of scanning probe microscopy platform with active electro-thermal microcantilever for multifunctional applications

Robert O. Riddle

Design and characterization of scanning probe microscopy platform with active electro-thermal microcantilever for multifunctional applications Masters Thesis

University of Nevada, Reno, 2012.

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84.Robust damping PI repetitive control for nanopositioning

A. A. Eielsen; J. T. Gravdahl; K. K. Leang

Robust damping PI repetitive control for nanopositioning Inproceedings

American Control Conference, 2012.

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83.Mitigating IPMC back relaxation through feedforward and feedback control of patterned electrodes

Maxwell J. Fleming

Mitigating IPMC back relaxation through feedforward and feedback control of patterned electrodes Masters Thesis

2012.

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82.Dual-stage repetitive control with Prandtl-Ishlinskii hysteresis inversion for piezo-based nanopositioning

Y. Shan; K. K. Leang

Dual-stage repetitive control with Prandtl-Ishlinskii hysteresis inversion for piezo-based nanopositioning Journal Article

Mechatronics, 22 , pp. 271 – 281, 2012.

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81.Invited Review: High-speed flexure-guided nanopositioning: mechanical design and control Issues

Y. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani; B. J. Kenton; K. K. Leang

Invited Review: High-speed flexure-guided nanopositioning: mechanical design and control Issues Journal Article

Review of Scientific Instruments, 83 (12), pp. 121101, 2012.

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80.Accounting for hysteresis in repetitive control design: nanopositioning example

Y. Shan; K. K. Leang

Accounting for hysteresis in repetitive control design: nanopositioning example Journal Article

Automatica, 48 (8), pp. 1751 – 1758, 2012.

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79.Overcoming the speed limitations of constant-force mode AFM

A. J. Fleming; K. K. Leang

Overcoming the speed limitations of constant-force mode AFM Inproceedings

Seeing at the Nanoscale 2012, 2012.

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78.Design and control of a three-axis serial-kinematic high-bandwidth nanopositioner

B. J. Kenton; K. K. Leang

Design and control of a three-axis serial-kinematic high-bandwidth nanopositioner Journal Article

IEEE/ASME Trans. Mechatronics, 17 (2), pp. 356 – 369, 2012.

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77.Flexure design using metal matrix composite materials: nanopositioning example

B. J. Kenton; K. K. Leang

Flexure design using metal matrix composite materials: nanopositioning example Inproceedings

IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2012.

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76.Physics based electromechanical model of IPMC considering various underlying currents

D. Pugal; K. J. Kim; V. Palmre; K. K. Leang; A. Aablo

Physics based electromechanical model of IPMC considering various underlying currents Inproceedings

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, 2012.

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75.Spatial-temporal control of dual-stage nanpositioners

G. M. Clayton; K. K. Leang

Spatial-temporal control of dual-stage nanpositioners Inproceedings

IEEE Control and Decision Conference, 2012.

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74.Teaching the difference between stiffness and damping

H. Fu; K. K. Leang

Teaching the difference between stiffness and damping Journal Article

IEEE Cont. Syst. Mag., 32 (4), pp. 95 – 97, 2012.

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73.Introduction to part 2 of the themed articles on ionic polymer-metal composites

K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Introduction to part 2 of the themed articles on ionic polymer-metal composites Journal Article

International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials, 3 (4), pp. 243, 2012.

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72.Introduction to the themed articles on ionic polymer-metal composites

K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Introduction to the themed articles on ionic polymer-metal composites Journal Article

International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials, 3 (3), pp. 183 – 187, 2012.

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71.An experiment for teaching students about control at the nanoscale

K. K. Leang

An experiment for teaching students about control at the nanoscale Journal Article

IEEE Cont. Syst. Mag., 32 (1), pp. 66–68, 2012.

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70.Short online videos to excite and engage students about control

K. K. Leang

Short online videos to excite and engage students about control Journal Article

IEEE Cont. Syst. Mag., 32 (2), pp. 70 – 71, 2012.

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69.The NSF GK-12 E-Fellowship Program: Toward Energy-Aware STEM Leaders for the 21st Century

K. K. Leang; M. Robinson; E. Wang; J. LaCombe; K. J. Kim

The NSF GK-12 E-Fellowship Program: Toward Energy-Aware STEM Leaders for the 21st Century Inproceedings

2012 SMTI National Conference, 2012.

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68.Integrated sensing for IPMC actuators using strain gages for underwater applications

K. K. Leang; Y. Shan; S. Song; K. J. Kim

Integrated sensing for IPMC actuators using strain gages for underwater applications Journal Article

IEEE/ASME Trans. Mechatronics, 17 (2), pp. 345 – 355, 2012.

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67.Mitigating IPMC back relaxation through feedforward and feedback control of patterned electrodes

M. J. Fleming; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Mitigating IPMC back relaxation through feedforward and feedback control of patterned electrodes Journal Article

Smart Mater. Struct., 21 , pp. 085002 (12 pages), 2012.

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2011

66.Repetitive control for hysteretic systems: theory and application in piezo-based nanopositioners

Yingfeng Shan

Repetitive control for hysteretic systems: theory and application in piezo-based nanopositioners PhD Thesis

Univesity of Nevada, Reno, 2011.

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65.Design and characterization of sectored (patterned) IPMC actuators for propulsion and maneuvering in bio-inspired underwater systems

Joel J. Hubbard

Design and characterization of sectored (patterned) IPMC actuators for propulsion and maneuvering in bio-inspired underwater systems Masters Thesis

University of Nevada, Reno, 2011.

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64.Repetitive control design for piezoelectric actuators

Y. Shan; K. K. Leang

Repetitive control design for piezoelectric actuators Inproceedings

ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), 2011.

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63.Cyclic Energy harvesting from pyroelectric materials

P. Mane; J. Xie; K. Mossi; K. K. Leang

Cyclic Energy harvesting from pyroelectric materials Journal Article

IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 58 (1), pp. 10–17, 2011.

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62.Electrically responsive stiffness change of IPMCs

V. Palmre; K. J. Kim; R. Tiwari; K. K. Leang

Electrically responsive stiffness change of IPMCs Inproceedings

ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), 2011.

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61.A compact ultra-fast vertical nanopositioner for improving SPM scan speed

B. J. Kenton; A. J. Fleming; K. K. Leang

A compact ultra-fast vertical nanopositioner for improving SPM scan speed Journal Article

Rev. Sci. Instr., 82 , pp. 123703, 2011.

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60.

B. Sahu; C. R. Taylor; R. O. Riddle; K. K. Leang

Design and fabrication of an automatic nano tool-tip exchanger for scanning probe microscopy Inproceedings

ASME 2011 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC2011), 2011.

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59.

D. Pugal; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang; V. Palmre

Modeling and designing IPMCs for twisting motion: electromechanical and mechanoelectrical transduction Inproceedings

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, 2011.

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58.

J. Hubbard; M. Fleming; K. K. Leang; V. Palmre; D. Pugal; K. J. Kim

Characterization of sectored-electrode IPMC-based propulsors for underwater locomotion Inproceedings

ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), pp. 171–180, 2011.

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57.

K. J. Kim; D. Pugal; K. K. Leang

A twistable artificial muscle for underwater robotic applications Inproceedings

US-Korea Summit on Science and Engineering (UKC), 2011.

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56.A twistable ionic polymer-metal composite artificial muscle for marine applications

K. J. Kim; D. Pugal; K. K. Leang

A twistable ionic polymer-metal composite artificial muscle for marine applications Journal Article

Marine Technology Society Journal, 45 (4), pp. 83 – 98, 2011.

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55.

M. J. Fleming; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Mitigating IPMC back-relaxation effect using multi-input control Inproceedings

ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), 2011.

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2010

54.Application of an Inverse-Hysteresis Iterative Control Algorithm for AFM Fabrication

Seth C. Ashley

Application of an Inverse-Hysteresis Iterative Control Algorithm for AFM Fabrication Masters Thesis

University of Nevada, Reno, 2010.

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53.Design, characterization, and control of a high-bandwidth serial-kinematic nanopositioning stage for scanning probe microscopy applications

Brian J. Kenton

Design, characterization, and control of a high-bandwidth serial-kinematic nanopositioning stage for scanning probe microscopy applications Masters Thesis

University of Nevada, Reno, 2010.

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52.

Y. Shan; K. K. Leang

Dual-stage repetitive control for high-speed nanopositioning Inproceedings

IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems and ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC), Invited session on Micro- and Nanoscale Dynamics and Control, 2010.

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51.

R. O. Riddle; Y. Jung; S.-M. Kim; S. Song; B. Stolpman; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Sectored-electrode IPMC actuator for bending and twisting motion Inproceedings

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, pp. 764221, 2010.

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50.

S. J. Kim; Y. Jung; K. K. Leang; K. J. Kim

Development of dimensionally scalable IPMC materials Inproceedings

IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Invited session on EAP, 2010.

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49.

S. Song; Y. Shan; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Tracking control of oscillatory motion in IPMC actuators for underwater applications Inproceedings

IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Invited session on EAP, 2010.

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48.Bridging the gap between conventional and video-speed scanning probe microscopes

A. J. Fleming; B. J. Kenton; K. K. Leang

Bridging the gap between conventional and video-speed scanning probe microscopes Journal Article

Ultramicroscopy, 110 (9), pp. 1205 – 1214, 2010.

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47.

A. J. Fleming; B. J. Kenton; K. K. Leang

Ultra-fast dual-stage vertical positioning for high performance SPMs Inproceedings

American Control Conference, Special Invited Session on Advances in Actuation for Nanopositioning and Scanning Probe Systems, pp. 4975 – 4980, 2010.

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46.

A. J. Fleming; K. K. Leang

High performance nanopositioning with integrated strain and force feedback Inproceedings

IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems and ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC), Invited Session on Micro- and Nanoscale Dynamics and Control, 2010.

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45.Integrated strain and force feedback for high performance control of piezoelectric actuators

A. J. Fleming; K. K. Leang

Integrated strain and force feedback for high performance control of piezoelectric actuators Journal Article

Sensors and Actuators: A. Physical, 161 (1-2), pp. 256 – 265, 2010.

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44.

A. J. Fleming; K. K. Leang

Measurement and control for high-speed sub-atomic positioning in scanning probe microscopes Inproceedings

IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2010), Invited workshop, May 3-8, 2010.

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43.

B. J. Kenton; K. K. Leang

Design, characterization, and control of a monolithic three-axis high-bandwidth nanopositioning stage Inproceedings

American Control Conference, Special Invited Session on Advances in Actuation for Nanopositioning and Scanning Probe Systems, pp. 4949 – 4956, 2010.

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42.Emerging challenges of microactuators for nanoscale positioning, assembly, and manipulation

B. Sahu; C. R. Taylor; K. K. Leang

Emerging challenges of microactuators for nanoscale positioning, assembly, and manipulation Journal Article

ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Special Issue on Nanomanufacturing, 132 (3), pp. 030917 (16 pages), 2010.

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41.

B. Sahu; C. R. Taylor; R. Riddle; K. K. Leang

A thermally-activated modular SPM probe for mulitfunctional applications Inproceedings

ASMEInternational Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, 2010.

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40.

D. Pugal; S. J. Kim; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

IPMC: recent progress in modeling, manufacturing, and new applications Inproceedings

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, 2010.

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39.Performance of thin piezoelectric materials for pyroelectric energy harvesting

J. Xie; X. P. Mane; C. W. Green; K. M. Mossi; K. K. Leang

Performance of thin piezoelectric materials for pyroelectric energy harvesting Journal Article

Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Special issue of a selection of papers from the first ASME Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS 2008) Symposium , 21 , pp. 243 – 249, 2010.

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38.Teaching modules on modeling and control of piezoactuators for undergraduate dynamics and control and mechatronics courses

K. K. Leang; Q. Zou; G. Pannozzo

Teaching modules on modeling and control of piezoactuators for undergraduate dynamics and control and mechatronics courses Journal Article

IEEE Trans. Education, 53 (3), pp. 372 – 383, 2010.

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2009

37.Frequency-weighted feedforward control for dynamic compensation in ionic polymer-metal composite actuators

Y. Shan; K. K. Leang

Frequency-weighted feedforward control for dynamic compensation in ionic polymer-metal composite actuators Journal Article

Smart Materials and Structures, 18 (12), pp. 125016 (11 pages), 2009.

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36.

Y. Shan; K. K. Leang

Repetitive control with Prandtl-Ishlinskii hysteresis inverse for piezo-based nanopositioning Inproceedings

American Control Conference, Invited Session on Advances in Control of Nanopositioning and SPM Systems, pp. 301 - 306, 2009.

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35.Design and analysis of discrete-time repetitive control for scanning probe microscopes

U. Aridogan; Y. Shan; K. K. Leang

Design and analysis of discrete-time repetitive control for scanning probe microscopes Journal Article

ASME J. Dyn. Syst. Meas. and Cont., 131 , pp. 061103 (12 pages), 2009.

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34.A review of feedforward control approaches in nanopositioning for high speed SPM

G. M. Clayton; S. Tien; K. K. Leang; Q. Zou; S. Devasia

A review of feedforward control approaches in nanopositioning for high speed SPM Journal Article

ASME J. Dyn. Syst. Meas. and Cont., 131 (6), pp. 061101 (19 pages), 2009.

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33.High-speed serial-kinematic AFM scanner: design and drive considerations

K. K. Leang; A. J. Fleming

High-speed serial-kinematic AFM scanner: design and drive considerations Journal Article

Asian Journal of Control, Special issue on Advanced Control Methods for Scanning Probe Microscopy Research and Techniques, 11 (2), pp. 144 – 153, 2009.

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32.

K. K. Leang; C. R. Taylor

A novel multifunctional SPM probe with modular quick-change tips for fully automated probe-based nanofabrication Inproceedings

Proceedings of NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, 2009.

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31.Feedforward control of piezoactuators in atomic force microscope systems: inversion-based compensation for dynamics and hysteresis

K. K. Leang; Q. Zou; S. Devasia

Feedforward control of piezoactuators in atomic force microscope systems: inversion-based compensation for dynamics and hysteresis Journal Article

IEEE Cont. Syst. Mag., Special Issue on Hysteresis, 29 (1), pp. 70 – 82, 2009.

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30.Iterative and feedback control for hysteresis compensation in SMA

K. K. Leang; S. C. Ashley; G. Tchoupo

Iterative and feedback control for hysteresis compensation in SMA Journal Article

ASME J. Dyn. Syst. Meas. and Cont., 131 , pp. 014502 (6 pages), 2009.

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2008

29.Fabrication and Integrated Feedforward and Feedback Control of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Actuators

Yingfeng Shan

Fabrication and Integrated Feedforward and Feedback Control of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Actuators Masters Thesis

Virginia Commonwealth University, 2008.

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28.Modeling and control of smart actuators: integrating nano/bio technology into the ME curriculum

Y. Wu; S. Culter; Q. Zou; G. Pannozzo; K. K. Leang; S. Devasia

Modeling and control of smart actuators: integrating nano/bio technology into the ME curriculum Inproceedings

ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, 2008.

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27.Low-cost noncontact infrared sensors for sub-micro-level position measurement and control

Y. Shan; J. E. Speich; K. K. Leang

Low-cost noncontact infrared sensors for sub-micro-level position measurement and control Journal Article

IEEE/ASME Trans. on Mechatronics, 13 (6), pp. 700 – 709, 2008.

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26.

Y. Shan; K. K. Leang

Application of Feedforward Dynamics Compensation in Ionic-Polymer Metal Composite Actuators Inproceedings

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials and NDE for Health Monitoring and Diagnostics Conference, pp. 69270F-1 – 69270F-12, 2008.

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25.

S. C. Ashley; U. Aridogan; R. O. Riddle; K. K. Leang

Hysteresis inverse iterative learning control of piezoactuators in AFM Inproceedings

17th IFAC World Congress, Invited Session on Dynamics and Control of Micro- and Nanoscale Systems, 2008.

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24.

U. Aridogan; Y. Shan; K. K. Leang

Discrete-time phase compensated repetitive control for piezoactuators in scanning probe microscopes Inproceedings

ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Invited Session on Dynamics Modeling and Control of Smart Actuators, pp. 1325 – 1332, 2008.

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23.Charge drives for scanning probe microscope positioning stages

A. J. Fleming; K. K. Leang

Charge drives for scanning probe microscope positioning stages Journal Article

Ultramicroscopy, 108 , pp. 1551–1557, 2008.

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22.

A. J. Fleming; K. K. Leang

Evaluation of charge drives for scanning probe microscope positioning stages Inproceedings

American Control Conference, Invited session on Advanced Mechanism Design, Modeling, and Control of SPMs, pp. 2028 – 2033, 2008.

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21.Optimal seek-trajectory design for dual-stage systems

D. Iamratanakul; B. Jordan; K. K. Leang; S. Devasia

Optimal seek-trajectory design for dual-stage systems Journal Article

IEEE Trans. Cont. Sys. Tech., 16 (5), pp. 869 – 881, 2008.

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20.

J. Xie; P. P. Mane; C. W. Green; K. M. Mossi; K. K. Leang

Energy harvesting via pyroelectric effect using PZT Inproceedings

ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, 2008.

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19.

K. K. Leang; A. J. Fleming

High-speed serial-kinematic AFM scanner: design and drive considerations Inproceedings

American Control Conference, Invited Session on Modeling and Control of SPM, pp. 3188 – 3193, 2008.

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18.

K. K. Leang; C. R. Taylor

Design and fabrication of a multifunctional scanning probe with integrated tip changer for fully automated nanofabrication Inproceedings

23rd ASPE Anual Meeting and 12th ICPE, 2008.

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2007

17.

Y. Shan; J. Dodson; S. Abraham; J. E. Speich; R. Rao; K. K. Leang

A biaxial shape memory alloy actuated cell/tissue stretching system Inproceedings

ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), 2007.

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16.

G. Tchoupo; K. K. Leang

Hysteresis compensation for high-precision positioning of a shape memory alloy actuator using integrated iterative-feedforward and feedback inputs Inproceedings

American Control Conference, pp. 4246 – 4253, 2007.

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15.

K. K. Leang; G. Pannozzo; Q. Zou; S. Devasia

A collaborative approach to teach modeling and control of smart actuators in the mechanical engineering curriculum Inproceedings

ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2007.

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14.Feedback-linearized inverse feedforward for creep, hysteresis, and vibration compensation in AFM piezoactuators

K. K. Leang; S. Devasia

Feedback-linearized inverse feedforward for creep, hysteresis, and vibration compensation in AFM piezoactuators Journal Article

IEEE Trans. Cont. Syst. Tech., 15 (5), pp. 927 – 935, 2007.

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2006

13.Precise positioning of a shape memory alloy actuator using iterative control

S. C. Ashley; G. Tchoupo; R. M. Mohr; K. K. Leang

Precise positioning of a shape memory alloy actuator using iterative control Inproceedings

Actuator 2006, pp. 467 – 470, 2006.

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12.Optimal seek-trajectory design for dual-stage systems

D. Iamratanakul; B. Jordan; K. K. Leang; S. Devasia

Optimal seek-trajectory design for dual-stage systems Inproceedings

American Control Conference, pp. 606 – 612, 2006.

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11.Hysteresis characterization using charge-feedback control for LIPCA a device

J. Beck; M. A. Noras; J. Kieres; J. Speich; K. M. Mossi; K. K. Leang

Hysteresis characterization using charge-feedback control for LIPCA a device Inproceedings

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials and NDE for Health Monitoring and Diagnostics, 2006.

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10.Design of hysteresis-compensating iterative learning control for piezo positioners: application to atomic force microscopes

K. K. Leang; S. Devasia

Design of hysteresis-compensating iterative learning control for piezo positioners: application to atomic force microscopes Journal Article

Mechatronics, 16 (3--4), pp. 141 – 158, 2006.

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9.The design of a high-voltage charge-feedback piezo-amplifier

M. A. Noras; J. Kieres; K. M. Mossi; K. K. Leang

The design of a high-voltage charge-feedback piezo-amplifier Inproceedings

Actuator 2006 Conference, pp. 353 – 355, 2006.

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2004

8.Control issues in high-speed AFM for biological applications: collagen imaging example

Q. Zou; K. K. Leang; E. Sadoun; M. J. Reed; S. Devasia

Control issues in high-speed AFM for biological applications: collagen imaging example Journal Article

Asian Journal of Control, Special issue on Advances in Nanotechnology Control, 6 (2), pp. 164-178, 2004.

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7.Iterative learning control of hysteresis in piezo-based nanopositioners: theory and application in atomic force microscopes

K. K. Leang

Iterative learning control of hysteresis in piezo-based nanopositioners: theory and application in atomic force microscopes PhD Thesis

University of Washington, 2004.

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6.Iterative learning control of piezo positioners for long-range SPM-based nanofabrication

K. K. Leang; S. Devasia

Iterative learning control of piezo positioners for long-range SPM-based nanofabrication Inproceedings

The 3rd IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems, 2004.

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2003

5.Iterative feedforward compensation of hysteresis in piezo positioners

K. K. Leang; S. Devasia

Iterative feedforward compensation of hysteresis in piezo positioners Inproceedings

IEEE 42nd Conference on Decision and Controls, Invited session on Nanotechnology: Control Needs and Related Perspectives, pp. 2626 - 2631, 2003.

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2002

4.Continuous- and discrete-time state-space modeling (a contributed chapter)

K. K. Leang; Q. Zou; S. Devasia

Continuous- and discrete-time state-space modeling (a contributed chapter) Book Chapter

Bishop, R (Ed.): The CRC Mechatronics Handbook, pp. 40-54, The CRC Press, 2002.

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3.Hysteresis, creep, and vibration compensation for piezoactuators: feedback and feedforward control

K. K. Leang; S. Devasia

Hysteresis, creep, and vibration compensation for piezoactuators: feedback and feedforward control Inproceedings

The 2nd IFAC Conference on Mechatronic Systems, Invited session on Smart Materials and Structures, pp. 283-289, 2002.

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1999

2.The design of a mobile robot kit for mechatronics courses

K. K. Leang

The design of a mobile robot kit for mechatronics courses Masters Thesis

University of Utah, 1999.

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1998

1.Experimental and theoretical results in output-trajectory redesign for flexible structures

J. S. Dewey; K. K. Leang; S. Devasia

Experimental and theoretical results in output-trajectory redesign for flexible structures Journal Article

ASME J. Dyn. Syst., Meas., and Control, 120 (4), pp. 456-461, 1998.

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