Advanced adaptive control for piezo-actuated nano-positioner

Xinkai Chen, Chun Yi Su, Toshio Fukuda

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The piezo-actuated nano-positioner is composed of a piezo electric actuator (PEA) and a positioning mechanism (PM). Due to the hysteretic nonlinearity in the PEA and the friction in the PM, the high precision control of the piezo-actuated nano-positioner is a very challenging task. In this paper, a new adaptive control law for the positioner is proposed, where the parameterized hysteresis model is employed. The proposed control law ensures the global stability of the controlled stage, and the position error can be controlled to approach to zero asymptotically. The advantage is that the real values of the parameters of the positioner need to be neither identified nor measured, and very high precision tracking can be achieved. Experimental results show the effectiveness of the proposed method.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference)
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event37th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON 2011 - Melbourne, VIC
Duration: 2011 Nov 72011 Nov 10


Other37th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON 2011
CityMelbourne, VIC


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Chen, X., Su, C. Y., & Fukuda, T. (2011). Advanced adaptive control for piezo-actuated nano-positioner. In IECON Proceedings (Industrial Electronics Conference) (pp. 3346-3351). [6119849]