Technical Brief

Modeling of Multisample Nanoplacing

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Fakhreddine Landolsi

Department of Mechanical Engineering
and Materials Science,
Rice University,
6100 Main Street,
Houston, TX 77005-1827

Fathi H. Ghorbel

Department of Mechanical Engineering
and Materials Science,
Rice University,
6100 Main Street,
Houston, TX 77005-1827
e-mail: ghorbel@rice.edu

1Corresponding author.

Contributed by the Dynamic Systems Division of ASME for publication in the JOURNAL OF DYNAMIC SYSTEMS, MEASUREMENT, AND CONTROL. Manuscript received March 15, 2013; final manuscript received July 2, 2014; published online September 24, 2014. Assoc. Editor: Srinivasa M. Salapaka.

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 137(2), 024502 (Sep 24, 2014) (5 pages) Paper No: DS-13-1122; doi: 10.1115/1.4028312 History: Received March 15, 2013; Revised July 02, 2014

Recently, we proposed a new probe-based manipulation technique, namely, vibrational nanoplacing, which reduces the requirements on the substrate flatness. The new manipulation scheme relies on adhesion forces to capture a sample at the nanoscale and transport it. The sample is then released using dynamic oscillations of the probe. In the present paper, we analyze the generalization of the proposed approach to multisamples and investigate selective release.

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Fig. 1

A typical multisample vibrational nanoplacing task

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Fig. 2

Free body diagram of the nanosample after release

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Fig. 3

Contact variation during release for different sample mass values

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Fig. 4

Postrelease sample coordinates for increased D

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Fig. 5

Frequency-based selective release (ω = 2.5 krad/s)

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Fig. 6

Amplitude-based selective release

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Fig. 7

Effects of the oscillation amplitude and frequency on RL

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Fig. 8

Effects of the sample mass and oscillation frequency on RL




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