IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Maximizing output work of PZT stacks while gaining large displacement amplification

2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

Author(s): James Torres ; Shinichiro Tsukahara ; H. Harry Asada
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 May 2013
Conference Location: Karlsruhe, Germany
Conference Date: 6 May 2013
Page(s): 343 - 348
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4673-5643-5
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4673-5641-1
ISSN (Paper): 1050-4729
DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2013.6630598
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A novel design concept is presented for amplifying the displacement of a PZT stack over 50-fold while transmitting a significant amount of work per cycle. Piezoelectric devices, such as PZT stack... View More

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