Journal articles

2017

48.Guest Editorial: Focused Section on Advances in Soft RoboticsX. Tan, K. K. Leang, Z. Yin (2017): Guest Editorial: Focused Section on Advances in Soft Robotics. International Journal of Intelligent Robotics and Applications, 1 (2), pp. 121 - 123, 2017. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
47.Adaptive Vision-Based Leader- Follower Formation Control of Mobile RobotsH. Wang, D. Guo, X. Liang, W. Chen, G. Hu, K.K. Leang (2017): Adaptive Vision-Based Leader- Follower Formation Control of Mobile Robots. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 64 (4), pp. 2893 - 2902, 2017. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
46.Adaptive-Repetitive Visual-Servo Control of Low-Flying Aerial Robots via Uncalibrated High-Flying CamerasD. Guo, J. Bourne, H. Wang, W. Yim, K. K. Leang (2017): Adaptive-Repetitive Visual-Servo Control of Low-Flying Aerial Robots via Uncalibrated High-Flying Cameras. Journal of Nonlinear Science, Special issue on robotics: mechanics and control of locomotion, 27 (4), pp. 1235-1256, 2017. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
45.Eye-in-Hand Tracking Control of a Free-Floating Space ManipulatorH. Wang, D. Guo, H. Xu, W. Chen, T. Liu, K. K. Leang, (2017): Eye-in-Hand Tracking Control of a Free-Floating Space Manipulator. IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems (In press), 2017. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
44.On-Board Model-Based Automatic Collision Avoidance: Application in Remotely Piloted Unmanned Aerial VehiclesD. Bareiss, J. Bourne, K. K. Leang (2017): On-Board Model-Based Automatic Collision Avoidance: Application in Remotely Piloted Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Autonomous robots (In press), 41 (7), pp. 1539-1554, 2017. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

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 (2015): Design and Analysis of Scanning Probe Microscopy Cantilevers with Microthermal Actuation. IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 24 (6), pp. 1768 - 1781, 2015. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
42.Fused filament 3D printing of ionic polymer-metal composites (IPMCs)James D. Carrico, Nick W. Traeden, Matteo Aureli, Kam K. Leang (2015): Fused filament 3D printing of ionic polymer-metal composites (IPMCs). Smart Materials and Structures, 24 , pp. 125021 (11 pages), 2015. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
41.Low-order damping and tracking control for scanning probe systemsA. J. Fleming, Y. R. Teo, K. K. Leang (2015): Low-order damping and tracking control for scanning probe systems. Mechatronics, Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering, 1 , pp. Article 14, 2015. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
40.Low-order Continuous-time Robust Repetitive Control: Application in Nanopositioning A. A. Eielsen, J. T. Gravdahla, K. K. Leang (2015): Low-order Continuous-time Robust Repetitive Control: Application in Nanopositioning. Mechatronics, 30 , pp. 231–243, 2015. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
39.Slender tube-shaped and square rod-shaped IPMC actuators with integrated sensing for soft mechatronicsM. A. Tsugawa, V. Palmre, J. D. Carrico, K. J. Kim, K. K. Leang (2015): Slender tube-shaped and square rod-shaped IPMC actuators with integrated sensing for soft mechatronics. Meccanica, 50 (11), pp. 2781-2795, 2015. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)

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 (2014): Nanothorn electrodes for ionic polymer-metal composite artificial muscles. Scientific Reports, 4 (6176), 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
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 (2014): Monolithic IPMC fins for propulsion and maneuvering in bio-inspired underwater robotics. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 39 (3), pp. 540 - 551, 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
36.Range-based control of dual-stage nanopositioning systems G. C. Clayton, C. J. Dudley, K. K. Leang (2014): Range-based control of dual-stage nanopositioning systems. Review of Scientific Instruments, 85 (4), pp. 045003 (6 pages), 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)

2013

35.Mechanical design and control for high-speed nanopositioning: serial-kinematic nanopositioners and repetitive control for nanofabrication Y. Shan, K. K. Leang (2013): Mechanical design and control for high-speed nanopositioning: serial-kinematic nanopositioners and repetitive control for nanofabrication. IEEE Control Systems Magazine (In press), Special Issue on Dynamics and Control of Micro and Naoscale Systems, 33 (6), pp. 86 – 105, 2013. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
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 (2013): An IPMC-enabled bio-inspired bending/twisting fin for underwater applications. Smart Mater. Struct., 22 , pp. 014003, 2013. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)
33.Matlab tricks and tips K. K. Leang (2013): Matlab tricks and tips. IEEE Cont. Syst. Mag., 33 (4), pp. 39 – 40, 2013. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)

2012

32.Dual-stage repetitive control with Prandtl-Ishlinskii hysteresis inversion for piezo-based nanopositioning Y. Shan, K. K. Leang (2012): Dual-stage repetitive control with Prandtl-Ishlinskii hysteresis inversion for piezo-based nanopositioning. Mechatronics, 22 , pp. 271 – 281, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
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 (2012): Invited Review: High-speed flexure-guided nanopositioning: mechanical design and control Issues. Review of Scientific Instruments, 83 (12), pp. 121101, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
30.Accounting for hysteresis in repetitive control design: nanopositioning example Y. Shan, K. K. Leang (2012): Accounting for hysteresis in repetitive control design: nanopositioning example. Automatica, 48 (8), pp. 1751 – 1758, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
29.Design and control of a three-axis serial-kinematic high-bandwidth nanopositioner B. J. Kenton, K. K. Leang (2012): Design and control of a three-axis serial-kinematic high-bandwidth nanopositioner. IEEE/ASME Trans. Mechatronics, 17 (2), pp. 356 – 369, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
28.Teaching the difference between stiffness and damping H. Fu, K. K. Leang (2012): Teaching the difference between stiffness and damping. IEEE Cont. Syst. Mag., 32 (4), pp. 95 – 97, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
27.Introduction to part 2 of the themed articles on ionic polymer-metal composites K. J. Kim, K. K. Leang (2012): Introduction to part 2 of the themed articles on ionic polymer-metal composites. International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials, 3 (4), pp. 243, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
26.Introduction to the themed articles on ionic polymer-metal composites K. J. Kim, K. K. Leang (2012): Introduction to the themed articles on ionic polymer-metal composites. International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials, 3 (3), pp. 183 – 187, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
25.An experiment for teaching students about control at the nanoscale K. K. Leang (2012): An experiment for teaching students about control at the nanoscale. IEEE Cont. Syst. Mag., 32 (1), pp. 66–68, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
24.Short online videos to excite and engage students about control K. K. Leang (2012): Short online videos to excite and engage students about control. IEEE Cont. Syst. Mag., 32 (2), pp. 70 – 71, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
23.Integrated sensing for IPMC actuators using strain gages for underwater applications K. K. Leang, Y. Shan, S. Song, K. J. Kim (2012): Integrated sensing for IPMC actuators using strain gages for underwater applications. IEEE/ASME Trans. Mechatronics, 17 (2), pp. 345 – 355, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
22.Mitigating IPMC back relaxation through feedforward and feedback control of patterned electrodes M. J. Fleming, K. J. Kim, K. K. Leang (2012): Mitigating IPMC back relaxation through feedforward and feedback control of patterned electrodes. Smart Mater. Struct., 21 , pp. 085002 (12 pages), 2012. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)

2011

21.Cyclic Energy harvesting from pyroelectric materials P. Mane, J. Xie, K. Mossi, K. K. Leang (2011): Cyclic Energy harvesting from pyroelectric materials. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 58 (1), pp. 10–17, 2011. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
20.A compact ultra-fast vertical nanopositioner for improving SPM scan speed B. J. Kenton, A. J. Fleming, K. K. Leang (2011): A compact ultra-fast vertical nanopositioner for improving SPM scan speed. Rev. Sci. Instr., 82 , pp. 123703, 2011. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
19.A twistable ionic polymer-metal composite artificial muscle for marine applications K. J. Kim, D. Pugal, K. K. Leang (2011): A twistable ionic polymer-metal composite artificial muscle for marine applications. Marine Technology Society Journal, 45 (4), pp. 83 – 98, 2011. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)

2010

18.Bridging the gap between conventional and video-speed scanning probe microscopes A. J. Fleming, B. J. Kenton, K. K. Leang (2010): Bridging the gap between conventional and video-speed scanning probe microscopes. Ultramicroscopy, 110 (9), pp. 1205 – 1214, 2010. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
17.Integrated strain and force feedback for high performance control of piezoelectric actuators A. J. Fleming, K. K. Leang (2010): Integrated strain and force feedback for high performance control of piezoelectric actuators. Sensors and Actuators: A. Physical, 161 (1-2), pp. 256 – 265, 2010. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
16.Emerging challenges of microactuators for nanoscale positioning, assembly, and manipulation B. Sahu, C. R. Taylor, K. K. Leang (2010): Emerging challenges of microactuators for nanoscale positioning, assembly, and manipulation. ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Special Issue on Nanomanufacturing, 132 (3), pp. 030917 (16 pages), 2010. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
15.Performance of thin piezoelectric materials for pyroelectric energy harvesting J. Xie, X. P. Mane, C. W. Green, K. M. Mossi, K. K. Leang (2010): Performance of thin piezoelectric materials for pyroelectric energy harvesting. 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. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
14.Teaching modules on modeling and control of piezoactuators for undergraduate dynamics and control and mechatronics courses K. K. Leang, Q. Zou, G. Pannozzo (2010): Teaching modules on modeling and control of piezoactuators for undergraduate dynamics and control and mechatronics courses. IEEE Trans. Education, 53 (3), pp. 372 – 383, 2010. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)

2009

13.Frequency-weighted feedforward control for dynamic compensation in ionic polymer-metal composite actuators Y. Shan, K. K. Leang (2009): Frequency-weighted feedforward control for dynamic compensation in ionic polymer-metal composite actuators. Smart Materials and Structures, 18 (12), pp. 125016 (11 pages), 2009. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
12.Design and analysis of discrete-time repetitive control for scanning probe microscopes U. Aridogan, Y. Shan, K. K. Leang (2009): Design and analysis of discrete-time repetitive control for scanning probe microscopes. ASME J. Dyn. Syst. Meas. and Cont., 131 , pp. 061103 (12 pages), 2009. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
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 (2009): A review of feedforward control approaches in nanopositioning for high speed SPM. ASME J. Dyn. Syst. Meas. and Cont., 131 (6), pp. 061101 (19 pages), 2009. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
10.High-speed serial-kinematic AFM scanner: design and drive considerations K. K. Leang, A. J. Fleming (2009): High-speed serial-kinematic AFM scanner: design and drive considerations. Asian Journal of Control, Special issue on Advanced Control Methods for Scanning Probe Microscopy Research and Techniques, 11 (2), pp. 144 – 153, 2009. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
9.Feedforward control of piezoactuators in atomic force microscope systems: inversion-based compensation for dynamics and hysteresis K. K. Leang, Q. Zou, S. Devasia (2009): Feedforward control of piezoactuators in atomic force microscope systems: inversion-based compensation for dynamics and hysteresis. IEEE Cont. Syst. Mag., Special Issue on Hysteresis, 29 (1), pp. 70 – 82, 2009. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
8.Iterative and feedback control for hysteresis compensation in SMA K. K. Leang, S. C. Ashley, G. Tchoupo (2009): Iterative and feedback control for hysteresis compensation in SMA. ASME J. Dyn. Syst. Meas. and Cont., 131 , pp. 014502 (6 pages), 2009. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)

2008

7.Low-cost noncontact infrared sensors for sub-micro-level position measurement and control Y. Shan, J. E. Speich, K. K. Leang (2008): Low-cost noncontact infrared sensors for sub-micro-level position measurement and control. IEEE/ASME Trans. on Mechatronics, 13 (6), pp. 700 – 709, 2008. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
6.Charge drives for scanning probe microscope positioning stages A. J. Fleming, K. K. Leang (2008): Charge drives for scanning probe microscope positioning stages. Ultramicroscopy, 108 , pp. 1551–1557, 2008. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
5.Optimal seek-trajectory design for dual-stage systems D. Iamratanakul, B. Jordan, K. K. Leang, S. Devasia (2008): Optimal seek-trajectory design for dual-stage systems. IEEE Trans. Cont. Sys. Tech., 16 (5), pp. 869 – 881, 2008. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)

2007

4.Feedback-linearized inverse feedforward for creep, hysteresis, and vibration compensation in AFM piezoactuatorsK. K. Leang, S. Devasia (2007): Feedback-linearized inverse feedforward for creep, hysteresis, and vibration compensation in AFM piezoactuators. IEEE Trans. Cont. Syst. Tech., 15 (5), pp. 927 – 935, 2007. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | Links | BibTeX)

2006

3.Design of hysteresis-compensating iterative learning control for piezo positioners: application to atomic force microscopes K. K. Leang, S. Devasia (2006): Design of hysteresis-compensating iterative learning control for piezo positioners: application to atomic force microscopes. Mechatronics, 16 (3--4), pp. 141 – 158, 2006. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)

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 (2004): Control issues in high-speed AFM for biological applications: collagen imaging example. Asian Journal of Control, Special issue on Advances in Nanotechnology Control, 6 (2), pp. 164-178, 2004. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)

1998

1.Experimental and theoretical results in output-trajectory redesign for flexible structures J. S. Dewey, K. K. Leang, S. Devasia (1998): Experimental and theoretical results in output-trajectory redesign for flexible structures. ASME J. Dyn. Syst., Meas., and Control, 120 (4), pp. 456-461, 1998. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)