Nan Xiao and Shuxiang Guo


  1. [1] T. Sano and H. Yamamoto, Multi agent micromanipulation system, IEEE International Workshop on Imaging Systems and Techniques, Niagara, Canada, 2005, 75–78.
  2. [2] B. Vikramaditya and B.J. Nelson, Visually guided microassembly using optical microscopes and active vision techniques, Proc. of the 1997 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 4, Albuquerque, NM, USA, 1997, 3172–3177.
  3. [3] Kenji Inoue, Tamio Tanikawa, and Tatsuo Arai, Micromanipulation system with a two-fingered micro-hand and its potential application in bioscience, Journal of Biotechnology, 133(2), 2008, 219–224.
  4. [4] G. Fedder, S. Santhanam, M.L. Reed, S. Eagle, D.F. Guillou, M. Lu, and L.R. Carley, Laminated high-aspect-ratio microstructures in a conventional CMOS process, Proc. of IEEE Micro Electro Mechanical Systems Workshop, Nagoya, Japan, 1996, 13–18.
  5. [5] S. Yu and B.J. Nelson, Biological cell injection using an autonomous microrobotic system, International Journal of Robot Research, 21(10), 2002, 861–868.
  6. [6] I. Pappas and A. Codourey, Visual control of a microrobot operating under a microscope, Proc. 1996 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and System, 2, Osaka, Japan, 1996, 993–1000.
  7. [7] Yanling Tian, Bijan Shirinzadeh, and D. Zhang, A flexure-based mechanism and control methodology for ultra-precision turning operation, Precision Engineering, 33, 2009, 160–166.
  8. [8] Yangmin Lin and Qingsong Xu, Adaptive sliding mode control with perturbation estimation and PID sliding surface for motion tracking of a piezo-driven micromanipulator, IEEE Transactions on Control System Technology, 18(4), 2010, 798–810.
  9. [9] H.C. Liaw, Bijan Shirinzadeh, and J. Smith, Sliding-mode enhanced adaptive motion tracking control of piezoelectric actuation systems for micro/nano manipulation, IEEE Transactions on Control System Technology, 16(4), 2008, 826–833.
  10. [10] A.J. Fleming, Nanopositioning system with force feedback for high-performance tracking and vibration control, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 15(3), 2010, 433–447.
  11. [11] Sina Valadkhan, Kirsten Morris, and Amir Khajepour, Stability and robust position control of hysteretic systems, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 20(4), 2010, 460–471.
  12. [12] M.N.M. Zubir, Bijian Shirinzadeh, and Yanling Tian, Development of a novel flexure-based microgripper for high precision micro-object manipulation, Sensors and Actuators A-Physical, 150, 2009, 257–266.
  13. [13] H.C. Liaw and Bijan Shirinzadeh, Robust generalised impedance control of piezo-actuated flexure-based four-bar mechanisms for micro/nano manipulation, Sensors and Actuators A-Physical, 148(2), 2008, 443–453.
  14. [14] L. Acho and F. Pozo, Sliding mode control of hysteretic structural systems, International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control, 5 (4), 2009, 1–7.
  15. [15] L.R. Barroso, S. Hunt, and J.G. Chase, Application of magnetorheological dampers for multi-level seismic hazard mitigation of hysteretic structures, 15th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, 2002, 2–5.
  16. [16] Z. Chen, Z.Q. Wu, and P. Yu, The critical phenomena in a hysteretic model due to the interaction between hysteretic damping and external force, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 284, 2005, 783–803.
  17. [17] B. Spencer, S. Dyke, M. Sain, and J. Carlson, Phenomenological model of a magnetorheological damper, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 123 (3), 1997, 230–238.
  18. [18] D. Stewart, A platform with six degrees of freedom, Proc. of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part 1, 180 (15), London, UK, 1965, 371–386.
  19. [19] Jian Wang and Shuxiang Guo, Development of a precision parallel micro-mechanism for nano teleoperation, International Journal of Robotics and Automation, 23 (1), 2008, 56–63.
  20. [20] Y.K. Wen, Method for random vibration of hysteretic systems, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 120, 1976, 2299–2325.
  21. [21] T.S. Low and W. Guo, Modeling of three-layer piezoelectric bimorph beam with hysteresis, IEEE Journal of Microelectromech Systems, 4, 1995, 230–237.
  22. [22] Jih-Lian Ha, Ying-Shieh Kung, Rong-Fong Fung, and Shao-chien Hsien, A comparision of fitness functions for the identification of a piezoelectric hysteretic actuator based on the real coded genetic algorithm, Journal of Sensors and Actuators A, 132, 2006, 643–650.

Important Links:

Go Back