Conceptual Design of a Long-Strike Ultra-Precision Actuator

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Shao Wei Gong

Green Standard Technologies, 881 Spring Valley Drive, Cookeville, TN 38501 e-mail: shaoweig@hotmail.com

J. Mech. Des 126(6), 1109-1112 (Feb 14, 2005) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1799652 History: Received July 09, 2003; Revised March 14, 2004; Online February 14, 2005
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A potentiometer providing a series of ultra-precision descrete measurements: (a) an ideal stairway appearance of v-L relationship, (b) a simulated real appearance of v-L relationship with the nanoscope view
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A linear long-strike ultra-precision actuator
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Demonstration of the working principle and actuating process



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