An XYZ Micromanipulator with three translational degrees of freedom

Citation data:

Cambridge University Press

Publication Year:
2006
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Repository URL:
https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/facpub/313; https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1312&context=facpub
Author(s):
Jensen, Kimberly A.; Lusk, Craig P.; Howell, Larry L.
Publisher(s):
Cambridge University Press
Tags:
XYZ Micromanipulator; Three inputs; Translational DOFs; Mechanical Engineering
article description
This paper introduces a three degree of freedom XYZ Micromanipulator (XYZM) that is fabricated in the x-y plane and positions components in the x, y, and z directions using three independent linear inputs. The mechanism positions components on a platform using three legs, each composed of a slider mechanism and a parallelogram mechanism.