Compact piezoelectric ultrasonic motors

Kenji Uchino, Burhanettin Koc

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This paper reviews recent developments of compact ultrasonic motors using piezoelectric resonant vibrations. Following the historical background, ultrasonic motors using the standing and traveling waves are introduced. Driving principles and motor characteristics are explained in comparison with the conventional electromagnetic motors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)73-86
Number of pages14
Issue number1 -4 pt 2
StatePublished - 1999
EventProceedings of the 1998 2nd Asian Meeting on Ferrroelectricity (AMF-2) - Singapore, Singapore
Duration: Dec 7 1998Dec 11 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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