Lion Precision Noncontact Displacement Sensors' Use in Research

Lion Precision noncontact capacitive and sensors and noncontact eddy-current sensors are highly respected in the research community. Lion Precision sensors have been provided to many universities and national laboratories, as well as corporations researching the next level of performance in their own industries.

Some of the research institutions to which we have provided displacement measurement capabilities:

The Pennsylvania State University
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Research Articles

This is a small sampling of over 200 research articles using Lion Precision equipment for metrology:

Eric R. Marsh, David A. Arneson, Donald L. Martin, A comparison of reversal and multiprobe error separation, Precision Engineering, Volume 34, Issue 1, CIRP-CAT 2007, January 2010, Pages 85-91

Eric R. Marsh, David A. Arneson, Melvin J. Liebers, Mike W. Olson, Effects of gas composition on asynchronous error motion in externally pressurized spindles, Precision Engineering, Volume 32, Issue 2, April 2008, Pages 143-147

M. Nicola and H. P. van der Kleij (2010). Measurement and characterization of precision rotary axes at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility. Diamond Light Source Proceedings, 1, e40 doi:10.1017/S2044820110000705

Dongwoo Kang, Jungjae Kim, Moon G. Lee, and Daegab Gweon. Development of compact high precision two degree of freedom XY piezoelectric stepping positioner, Review of Scientific Instruments, Volume 79, Issue 2, 2008, Pages 79-81, doi:10.1063/1.2841807

Mohammad Malekian, Simon S. Park, Martin B.G. Jun, Modeling of dynamic micro-milling cutting forces, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Volume 49, Issues 7-8, June 2009, Pages 586-598, ISSN 0890-6955, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmachtools.2009.02.006.

Xiaodong Lu, Arash Jamalian, Richard Graetz, A new method for characterizing axis of rotation radial error motion: Part 2. Experimental results, Precision Engineering, Volume 35, Issue 1, January 2011, Pages 95-107, ISSN 0141-6359, DOI: 10.1016/j.precisioneng.2010.08.006.

H L Hsieh et al., Quasi-common-optical-path heterodyne grating interferometer for displacement measurement, Measurement Science and Technology, Volume 21, Number 11, 2010

Ma, Hongshen; Lang, Jeffrey H.; Slocum, Alexander H., Permittivity measurements using adjustable microscale electrode gaps between millimeter-sized spherical electrodes, Review of Scientific Instruments, Volume: 79, Issue Date: Mar 2008 Issue:3 On page(s): 035105 - 035105-4

Martin B. G. Jun, Richard E. DeVor, Shiv G. Kapoor, Investigation of the Dynamics of Microend Milling—Part II: Model Validation and Interpretation, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, November 2006 -- Volume 128, Issue 4, 901 (12 pages)

Akinori Yui et al., Study on Precision Machine Table Equipped with Constant-Flow Hydrostatic Water Bearings, 2009, Advanced Materials Research, 76-78.

Alex W. Moerlein, Eric R. Marsh, Theodore R. S. Deakyne and R. Ryan Vallance, In-process force measurement for diameter control in precision cylindrical grinding, THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY Volume 42, Numbers 1-2, 93-101, DOI: 10.1007/s00170-008-1584-4

Woody, Shane C.; Smith, Stuart T.; Jiang, Xiaoning; Rehrig, Paul W.; Performance of single-crystal PbTiO3 stacked actuators with application to adaptive structures, Review of Scientific Instruments Volume: 76, Issue:7, Jul 2005

Young-Kug Hwang, Choon-Man Lee and Soo-Hyeon Park, Evaluation of machinability according to the changes in machine tools and cooling lubrication environments and optimization of cutting conditions using Taguchi method, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRECISION ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING Volume 10, Number 3, 65-73, DOI: 10.1007/s12541-009-0049-5

Akinori Yui et al., Development of a Linear-Motor-Driven Table Supported by Hydrostatic Water Bearings: Effect of Air Volume Contained in Water-Supply Tube on Pitching Motion of Table Slider, Key Engineering Materials, 2010, Volume 447-448, Page508-512

William S. Oates, Phillip G. Evans, Ralph C. Smith, and Marcelo J. Dapino, Experimental Implementation of a Hybrid Nonlinear Control Design for Magnetostrictive Actuators , Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 131, 041004 (2009), DOI:10.1115/1.3089560

Neville K. S. Lee, Jacky K. H. Chow and Albert C. K. Chan, Design of precision measurement system for metallic hole, THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY Volume 44, Numbers 5-6, 539-547, DOI: 10.1007/s00170-008-1848-z

Wasawat Nakkiew, Chi-Wei Lin, Jay F. Tu, A new method to quantify radial error of a motorized end-milling cutter/spindle system at very high speed rotations, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Volume 46, Issues 7-8, June 2006, Pages 877-889, ISSN 0890-6955, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmachtools.2005.04.021.

Marsh, Eric R.; Vigliano, Vincent C.; Weiss, Jeffrey R.; Moerlein, Alex W.; Vallance, R. Ryan; Precision instrumentation for rolling element bearing characterization, Review of Scientific Instruments, Mar 2007, Volume: 78 Issue:3 On page(s): 035113 - 035113-9

Andreas Albrecht, Simon S. Park, Yusuf Altintas, Gunter Pritschow, High frequency bandwidth cutting force measurement in milling using capacitance displacement sensors, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Volume 45, Issue 9, July 2005, Pages 993-1008, ISSN 0890-6955, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmachtools.2004.11.028.

Nhu-An T. Le, Braden C. Fleming; Measuring fixed charge density of goat articular cartilage using indentation methods and biochemical analysis, Journal of biomechanics, January 2008 (volume 41 issue 3 Pages 715-720 DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2007.09.035)

Edin Terzic, Romesh Nagarajah, Muhammad Alamgir, A neural network approach to fluid quantity measurement in dynamic environments, Mechatronics, Volume 21, Issue 1, February 2011, Pages 145-155, ISSN 0957-4158, DOI: 10.1016/j.mechatronics.2010.09.011.

Gerald Rothenhofer, Alexander Slocum, Reducing pitch error of a linear motion system actuated by a permanent magnet open face linear motor, Precision Engineering, Volume 33, Issue 3, July 2009, Pages 305-309, ISSN 0141-6359, DOI: 10.1016/j.precisioneng.2008.08.003.

Eric R. Marsh, Alex W. Moerlein, Theodore R.S. Deakyne, Matthew J. Van Doren, In-process measurement of form error and force in cylindrical-plunge grinding, Precision Engineering, Volume 32, Issue 4, October 2008, Pages 348-352, ISSN 0141-6359, DOI: 10.1016/j.precisioneng.2008.02.001.

Dariusz Golda, Martin L. Culpepper, Modeling 3D magnetic fields for precision magnetic actuators that use non-periodic magnet arrays, Precision Engineering, Volume 32, Issue 2, April 2008, Pages 134-142, ISSN 0141-6359, DOI: 10.1016/j.precisioneng.2007.06.002.

Goele Pipeleers, Bram Demeulenaere and Jan Swevers, Experimental Validation on an Active Air Bearing Setup, OPTIMAL LINEAR CONTROLLER DESIGN FOR PERIODIC INPUTS Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, 2009, Volume 394/2009, 119-140, DOI: 10.1007/978-1-84882-975-6_7

Eric R. Marsh, Jeremiah A. Couey, R. Ryan Vallance, Allen Y., The role of crystallographic orientation on the forces generated in ultra-precision grinding of anisotropic materials such as monocrystalline silicon, International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, 2007, Volume 12, Number 1-3, Pages: 270 - 283

William S. Oates and Fei Liu, Piezohydraulic Actuator Development for Microjet Flow Control, Journal of Mechanical Design, 131, 091001 (2009), DOI:10.1115/1.3158986

King-Fu Hii, R. Ryan Vallance, M. Pinar Menguc, Design, operation, and motion characteristics of a precise piezoelectric linear motor, Precision Engineering, Volume 34, Issue 2, April 2010, Pages 231-241, ISSN 0141-6359, DOI: 10.1016/j.precisioneng.2009.06.005.

Hongshen Ma; Lang, J.H.; Slocum, A.H.; Calibration-Free Measurement of Liquid Permittivity and Conductivity Using Electrochemical Impedance Test Cell With Servomechanically Adjustable Cell Constant, Sensors Journal, IEEE Issue Date: May 2009 Volume: 9 Issue:5 On page(s): 515 - 524

Greatrex, N.A.;   Timms, D.L.;   Kurita, N.;   Palmer, E.W.;   Masuzawa, T.; Axial Magnetic Bearing Development for the BiVACOR Rotary BiVAD/TAH, Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Issue Date: March 2010 Volume: 57 Issue:3 On page(s): 714 - 721

Yung Ting; Chun-Chung Li; Ho-Chin Jar; Chang-Wei Chiang; Design and Control of a Nano-precision Cartesian Platform, Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Issue Date: Oct. 2006 On page(s): 1898 - 1903 Location: Beijing

Gyula Hermann, Generalized Geometric Error Correction in Coordinate Measurement, INTELLIGENT ENGINEERING SYSTEMS AND COMPUTATIONAL CYBERNETICS 2009, IV, 267-276, DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-8678-6_23

William S. Oates, Phillip G. Evans, Ralph C. Smith, and Marcelo J. Dapino, Open Loop Nonlinear Optimal Tracking Control of a Magnetostrictive Terfenol-D Actuator.

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