Smart actuator with magneto-elastic strain sensor

K. Ishiyama, K. Imamura, K. I. Arai

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We proposed a smart actuator using magneto-elastic strain sensor. This actuator was cantilever-shape and composed by the strain sensor, a PZT plate and feedback system. In this smart actuator, a touching force at the free end was kept constant if the end was displaced. The smart actuator was sensitive for the touching force of less than 1 mN.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1163-1165
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Issue numberPART II
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Apr
EventProceedings of the Joint European Magnetic Symposia (JEMS 2001) - Grenoble, France
Duration: 2001 Aug 282001 Sept 1


  • Magnetic recording
  • Magnetostriction
  • Sensors - magnetostrictive
  • Smart actuator


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