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Fluorescent Dye Based Optical Position Sensing for Planar Linear Motors

Gregory Fries, Alfred Rizzi and Ralph Hollis
Conference Paper, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 2, pp. 1614 - 1619, May, 1999

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Abstract

Industrial Sawyer motor technology has existed for nearly three decades, traditionally being operated as open-loop positioners. Such systems can attain micron level motion resolution and open-loop repeatability of 10/spl mu/m. This paper outlines a optical sensing technique for Sawyer motors which is capable of sub-micron resolution. Such a sensor can easily be integrated into a motor enabling closed-loop control and sub-micron repeatability.

BibTeX Reference
@conference{Fries-1999-14901,
title = {Fluorescent Dye Based Optical Position Sensing for Planar Linear Motors},
author = {Gregory Fries and Alfred Rizzi and Ralph Hollis},
booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation},
month = {May},
year = {1999},
volume = {2},
pages = {1614 - 1619},
}
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