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Research Output 1999 2018

2018

Active control of acoustics-caused nano-vibration in atomic force microscope imaging

Yi, S., Li, T. & Zou, Q., Dec 1 2018, In : Ultramicroscopy. 195, p. 101-110 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

active control
Vibrations (mechanical)
Feedforward control
feedforward control
Microscopes
1 Citation (Scopus)

Adaptive-scanning, near-minimum-deformation atomic force microscope imaging of soft sample in liquid: Live mammalian cell example

Ren, J. & Zou, Q., Mar 1 2018, In : Ultramicroscopy. 186, p. 150-157 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microscopes
microscopes
Cells
Scanning
Imaging techniques

Low power femtosecond tip-based nanofabrication with advanced control

Liu, J., Guo, Z. & Zou, Q., Feb 1 2018, In : Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 124, 2, 23.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nanofabrication
ablation
near fields
damage
fabrication

New Indentation Method Using Scanning Probe Microscope

Zou, Q. & Ren, J., Aug 2018

Research output: Innovation

Indentation
Microscopes
Scanning
Liquids
Measurement errors

Non-periodic Transition-Tracking Switching via Learning-Based Decomposition: High-Speed Nano-Positioning Experiment Example

Liu, J. & Zou, Q., Aug 9 2018, 2018 Annual American Control Conference, ACC 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 6372-6377 6 p. 8431505. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference; vol. 2018-June).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Decomposition
Piezoelectric actuators
Experiments
Trajectories
Boundary conditions

On superposition of Hammerstein systems: Application to simultaneous hysteresis-dynamics compensation

Liu, J. & Zou, Q., Sep 25 2018, In : International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control. 28, 14, p. 4075-4092 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hysteresis
Linear systems
Piezoelectric actuators
Model predictive control
Compensation and Redress

Rapid probe engagement and withdrawal with online minimized probe-sample interaction force in atomic force microscopy

Wang, J. & Zou, Q., Jan 1 2018, Advances in Control Design Methods; Advances in Nonlinear Control; Advances in Robotics; Assistive and Rehabilitation Robotics; Automotive Dynamics and Emerging Powertrain Technologies; Automotive Systems; Bio Engineering Applications; Bio-Mechatronics and Physical Human Robot Interaction; Biomedical and Neural Systems; Biomedical and Neural Systems Modeling, Diagnostics, and Healthcare. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (ASME 2018 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2018; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Atomic force microscopy
Trajectories
Adhesives
Polydimethylsiloxane
Measurement errors
1 Citation (Scopus)

Receptor-mediated endocytosis generates nanomechanical force reflective of ligand identity and cellular property

Zhang, X., Ren, J., Wang, J., Li, S., Zou, Q. & Gao, N., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of Cellular Physiology. 233, 8, p. 5908-5919 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cell membranes
Endocytosis
Cell Membrane
Ligands
Elasticity
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

A finite-impulse-response-based approach to control acoustic-caused probe-vibration in atomic force microscope imaging

Yi, S. & Zou, Q., Jan 1 2017, Mechatronics; Estimation and Identification; Uncertain Systems and Robustness; Path Planning and Motion Control; Tracking Control Systems; Multi-Agent and Networked Systems; Manufacturing; Intelligent Transportation and Vehicles; Sensors and Actuators; Diagnostics and Detection; Unmanned, Ground and Surface Robotics; Motion and Vibration Control Applications. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2017 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2017; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Impulse response
Vibrations (mechanical)
Microscopes
Acoustics
Imaging techniques

A study on the chemical and thermal stability and mechanical properties of nanocrystallization on Zr-4 alloy surface based on mechanical lapping

Lu, M. & Zou, Q., Jan 1 2017, Chemical Engineering Transactions. Yang, Z., Pan, J. & Ba, J. (eds.). Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC, Vol. 59. p. 169-174 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nanocrystallization
Lapping
Chemical stability
Thermodynamic stability
Mechanical properties
2 Citations (Scopus)

High-speed broadband monitoring of cell viscoelasticity in real time shows myosin-dependent oscillations

Yan, B., Ren, J., Zheng, X., Liu, Y. & Zou, Q., Dec 1 2017, In : Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology. 16, 6, p. 1857-1868 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myosin
Viscoelasticity
Myosins
Broadband
High Speed
1 Citation (Scopus)

High-speed dynamic-mode atomic force microscopy imaging of polymers: An adaptive multiloop-mode approach

Ren, J. & Zou, Q., Aug 2 2017, In : Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology. 8, 1, p. 1563-1570 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atomic force microscopy
Polymers
high speed
atomic force microscopy
Imaging techniques

Modeling of sample deformation in atomic force microscope imaging on live cell: Live mammalian cell imaging example?

Ren, J. & Zou, Q., Jun 29 2017, 2017 American Control Conference, ACC 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 785-790 6 p. 7963048. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Microscopes
Cells
Imaging techniques
Topography
Atomic force microscopy
5 Citations (Scopus)
Fast Fourier transforms
Computational complexity
Sampling
Microprocessor chips
Signal processing

Signals and systems: Continuous- and discrete-time state-space models

Leang, K. K., Zou, Q. & Devasia, S., Jan 1 2017, Mechatronic System Control, Logic, and Data Acquisition. CRC Press, p. 40-54 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Simultaneous topography imaging and broadband nanomechanical mapping on atomic force microscope

Li, T. & Zou, Q., Nov 23 2017, In : Nanotechnology. 28, 50, 505502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Topography
Microscopes
Imaging techniques
Indentation
Feedforward control
3 Citations (Scopus)

Simultaneous topography imaging and broadband nanomechanical property mapping using atomic force microscope

Li, T. & Zou, Q., Jun 29 2017, 2017 American Control Conference, ACC 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 795-800 6 p. 7963050. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Topography
Microscopes
Imaging techniques
Mechanical properties
Viscoelasticity
5 Citations (Scopus)
Atomic Force Microscopy
Cholesterol
Endothelial cells
Human Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cells
Atomic force microscopy
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptive-scanning, near-minimum-deformation atomic force microscope imaging of soft sample in liquid: Live mammalian cell example?

Ren, J. & Zou, Q., Jul 28 2016, 2016 American Control Conference, ACC 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2016-July. p. 1235-1240 6 p. 7525086

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Microscopes
Cells
Scanning
Imaging techniques
Liquids

A mixed H2/H∞ robust inversion based 2DOF control approach for system with uncertainty

Peng, C., Zou, J., Zhang, J. & Zou, Q., Aug 26 2016, Proceedings of the 35th Chinese Control Conference, CCC 2016. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-August. p. 4745-4750 6 p. 7554089

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Inversion
Uncertainty
Weighted Norm
Minimise
Controller
2 Citations (Scopus)

An almost superposition of hammerstein systems for simultaneous hysteresis-dynamics compensation

Liu, J. & Zou, Q., Jul 28 2016, 2016 American Control Conference, ACC 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 679-684 6 p. 7524992. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference; vol. 2016-July).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hysteresis
Decomposition
Compensation and Redress

A time-distributed fast Fourier transform algorithm: Application to real-time implementation of iterative learning control-Experimental piezoactuator example

Liu, J., Yan, B., Zou, Q. & Yi, S., Jul 28 2016, 2016 American Control Conference, ACC 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 366-371 6 p. 7524942. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference; vol. 2016-July).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fast Fourier transforms
Microprocessor chips
Sampling
Piezoelectric actuators
Signal processing
5 Citations (Scopus)

Design, fabrication, and characterization of polymer-based cantilever probes for atomic force microscopes

Yu, F., Liu, J., Zhang, X., Lin, A. L., Khan, N., Pan, Y., Gao, N., Zou, Q. & Jeon, J., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B: Nanotechnology and Microelectronics. 34, 6, 06KI01.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymers
Microscopes
microscopes
Fabrication
fabrication

High-speed broadband real-time monitoring of cell viscoelasticity reveals oscillatory myosin activity

Yan, B., Ren, J., Zheng, X., Liu, Y. & Zou, Q., Jan 1 2016, Advances in Control Design Methods, Nonlinear and Optimal Control, Robotics, and Wind Energy Systems; Aerospace Applications; Assistive and Rehabilitation Robotics; Assistive Robotics; Battery and Oil and Gas Systems; Bioengineering Applications; Biomedical and Neural Systems Modeling, Diagnostics and Healthcare; Control and Monitoring of Vibratory Systems; Diagnostics and Detection; Energy Harvesting; Estimation and Identification; Fuel Cells/Energy Storage; Intelligent Transportation. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2016 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2016; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Viscoelasticity
Microscopes
Scanning
Monitoring
Elastic moduli
4 Citations (Scopus)
Linear systems
Trajectories
Conjugate gradient method
Piezoelectric actuators
1 Citation (Scopus)

On single-basis online asymptotic trajectory decomposition for control applications

Liu, J. & Zou, Q., Sep 26 2016, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1291-1296 6 p. 7576948. (IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM; vol. 2016-September).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Trajectories
Decomposition
Splines
Identification (control systems)
Neural networks
2015
7 Citations (Scopus)

A decomposition-based learning approach to hysteresis-dynamics system control: Piezoelectric actuator example

Liu, J. & Zou, Q., Jul 28 2015, ACC 2015 - 2015 American Control Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2649-2654 6 p. 7171134. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference; vol. 2015-July).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Piezoelectric actuators
Hysteresis
Dynamical systems
Decomposition
Splines
6 Citations (Scopus)

A modeling-free differential-inversion-based iterative control approach to simultaneous hysteresis-dynamics compensation: High-speed large-range motion tracking example

Wang, Z. & Zou, Q., Jan 1 2015, ACC 2015 - 2015 American Control Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2015-July. p. 3558-3563 6 p. 7171882

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hysteresis
Actuators
Compensation and Redress
Data structures
18 Citations (Scopus)

An atomic force microscope study revealed two mechanisms in the effect of anticancer drugs on rate-dependent Young's modulus of human prostate cancer cells

Ren, J., Huang, H., Liu, Y., Zheng, X. & Zou, Q., May 1 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 5, e0126107.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elastic Modulus
antineoplastic agents
prostatic neoplasms
modulus of elasticity
microscopes
11 Citations (Scopus)

Control of a magnetostrictive-actuator-based micromachining system for optimal high-speed microforming process

Wang, Z., Witthauer, A., Zou, Q., Kim, G. Y. & Faidley, L., Jun 1 2015, In : IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 20, 3, p. 1046-1055 10 p., 6960848.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Micromachining
Actuators
Process control
Dynamical systems
Trajectories

Resonance suppression on nanoscale viscoelasticity measurement

Du, Y. H., Xie, P., Zhang, L. & Zou, Q., Sep 22 2015, In : Jiliang Xuebao/Acta Metrologica Sinica. 36, 5, p. 473-476 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

viscoelasticity
Viscoelasticity
retarding
filters
adaptive filters
2 Citations (Scopus)

Soft polymer-based cantilever probe for AFM nanoindentation of live mammalian cells in liquid

Yu, F., Liu, J., Yu, S., Yang, Z., Pan, Y., Gao, N., Zou, Q. & Jeon, J., Aug 5 2015, 2015 Transducers - 2015 18th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems, TRANSDUCERS 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2260-2263 4 p. 7181412

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nanoindentation
nanoindentation
Atomic force microscopy
prototypes
Cells
2014
13 Citations (Scopus)
Nanoindentation
Microscopes
Indentation
Scanning
Polydimethylsiloxane

Adaptive multi-loop mode atomic force microscope imaging

Ren, J., Zou, Q., Li, B. & Lin, Z., Jan 1 2014, Active Control of Aerospace Structure; Motion Control; Aerospace Control; Assistive Robotic Systems; Bio-Inspired Systems; Biomedical/Bioengineering Applications; Building Energy Systems; Condition Based Monitoring; Control Design for Drilling Automation; Control of Ground Vehicles, Manipulators, Mechatronic Systems; Controls for Manufacturing; Distributed Control; Dynamic Modeling for Vehicle Systems; Dynamics and Control of Mobile and Locomotion Robots; Electrochemical Energy Systems. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Microscopes
Imaging techniques
Image quality
Experiments
4 Citations (Scopus)

A multi-objective optimization approach to active power control of wind farm

Zou, J., Yao, J., Zou, Q., Xu, H. & Zhang, Z., May 1 2014, In : Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 136, 2, 021026.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiobjective optimization
Power control
Farms
Wind turbines
Costs
14 Citations (Scopus)

B-spline-decomposition-based approach to multiaxis trajectory tracking: Nanomanipulation example

Wang, H. & Zou, Q., Jan 1 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. 22, 4, p. 1573-1580 8 p., 6644294.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Splines
Trajectories
Decomposition
Experiments
Feedback control

Control of a dual-stage magnetostrictive actuator-based micromachining system for optimal high-speed microforming process

Wang, Z., Witthauer, A., Zou, Q., Kim, G. Y. & Faidley, L. A., Jan 1 2014, Active Control of Aerospace Structure; Motion Control; Aerospace Control; Assistive Robotic Systems; Bio-Inspired Systems; Biomedical/Bioengineering Applications; Building Energy Systems; Condition Based Monitoring; Control Design for Drilling Automation; Control of Ground Vehicles, Manipulators, Mechatronic Systems; Controls for Manufacturing; Distributed Control; Dynamic Modeling for Vehicle Systems; Dynamics and Control of Mobile and Locomotion Robots; Electrochemical Energy Systems. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2014 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2014; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Micromachining
Actuators
Process control
Dynamical systems
Trajectories
11 Citations (Scopus)

Design and characterization of a flextensional stage based on Terfenol-D actuator

Witthauer, A., Kim, G. Y., Faidley, L. A., Zou, Q. & Wang, Z., Jan 1 2014, In : International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing. 15, 1, p. 135-141 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transducers
Actuators
Bolts
Frequency response
Amplification
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of acoustic softening and hardening in high-frequency vibration-assisted punching of aluminum

Witthauer, A. T., Kim, G. Y., Faidley, L. E., Zou, Q. & Wang, Z., Jan 1 2014, In : Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 29, 10, p. 1184-1189 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Punching
Aluminum
Vibrations (mechanical)
Hardening
Acoustics
15 Citations (Scopus)

High-speed adaptive contact-mode atomic force microscopy imaging with near-minimum-force

Ren, J. & Zou, Q., Jan 1 2014, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 85, 7, 073706.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Topography
Atomic force microscopy
high speed
topography
atomic force microscopy
11 Citations (Scopus)

High-speed atomic force microscope imaging: Adaptive multiloop mode

Ren, J., Zou, Q., Li, B. & Lin, Z., Jul 28 2014, In : Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 90, 1, 012405.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atomic Force Microscope
High Speed
microscopes
Imaging
high speed

Inversion-based optimal output transition with input and time constraints for non-minimum phase linear system

Liu, J. & Zou, Q., Jan 1 2014, Dynamic Modeling and Diagnostics in Biomedical Systems; Dynamics and Control of Wind Energy Systems; Vehicle Energy Management Optimization; Energy Storage, Optimization; Transportation and Grid Applications; Estimation and Identification Methods, Tracking, Detection, Alternative Propulsion Systems; Ground and Space Vehicle Dynamics; Intelligent Transportation Systems and Control; Energy Harvesting; Modeling and Control for Thermo-Fluid Applications, IC Engines, Manufacturing. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 6316. (ASME 2014 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2014; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Linear systems
Trajectories
Conjugate gradient method
Piezoelectric actuators
Hard disk storage
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

A control-based approach to quantification of rate-dependent elastic modulus of living cell using atomic force microscope

Ren, J., Yu, S., Gao, N. & Zou, Q., Sep 11 2013, 2013 American Control Conference, ACC 2013. p. 4730-4735 6 p. 6580569. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Indentation
Microscopes
Elastic moduli
Cells
Liquids
12 Citations (Scopus)

Acoustic softening and hardening of aluminum in high-frequency vibration-assisted micro/meso forming

Yao, Z., Kim, G. Y., Faidley, L., Zou, Q., Mei, D. & Chen, Z., May 1 2013, In : Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 28, 5, p. 584-588 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aluminum
Hardening
Acoustics
Vibrations (mechanical)
Experiments
63 Citations (Scopus)

A modeling-free inversion-based iterative feedforward control for precision output tracking of linear time-invariant systems

Kim, K. S. & Zou, Q., Jan 1 2013, In : IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 18, 6, p. 1767-1777 11 p., 6291794.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Feedforward control
White noise
Power spectrum
Dynamic models
Microscopes

B-spline-decomposition-based approach to multi-axis trajectory tracking: Nanomanipulation example

Wang, H., Zou, Q. & Xu, H., Sep 11 2013, 2013 American Control Conference, ACC 2013. p. 5482-5487 6 p. 6580695. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Splines
Trajectories
Decomposition
Experiments
Feedback control
18 Citations (Scopus)

B-spline-decomposition-based output tracking with preview for nonminimum-phase linear systems

Wang, H., Kim, K. & Zou, Q., May 1 2013, In : Automatica. 49, 5, p. 1295-1303 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Splines
Linear systems
Trajectories
Decomposition
Dynamical systems
1 Citation (Scopus)

Control-based high-speed direct mask fabrication for lithography via mechanical plowing

Wang, Z., Tan, J., Zou, Q. & Jiang, W., Sep 11 2013, 2013 American Control Conference, ACC 2013. p. 5183-5188 6 p. 6580644. (Proceedings of the American Control Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nanolithography
Lithography
Masks
Fabrication
Conductive materials
10 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced measurement of broadband nanomechanical property of polymers using atomic force microscope

Ren, J., Mousavi, A., Li, X., Zou, Q., Erina, N. & Su, C., May 6 2013, In : Applied Physics Letters. 102, 18, 183116.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microscopes
broadband
indentation
polymers
fixtures
21 Citations (Scopus)
Atomic Force Microscope
Indentation
Elastic Modulus
indentation
Quantification