Journal articles

2017

50.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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49.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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48.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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47.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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46.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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45.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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44.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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2015

43.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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42.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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41.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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40.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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39.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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2014

38.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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37.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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36.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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2013

35.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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34.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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33.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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2012

32.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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31.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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30.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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29.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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28.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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27.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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26.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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25.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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24.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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23.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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22.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

21.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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20.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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19.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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2010

18.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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17.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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16.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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15.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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14.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

13.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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12.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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11.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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10.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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9.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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8.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

7.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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6.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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5.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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2007

4.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

3.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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2004

2.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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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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