IJAT Vol.5 No.1 pp. 38-44
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2011.p0038


Design Concept and Structural Configuration of Advanced Nano-Pattern Generator with Large Work Area “ANGEL”

Hayato Yoshioka and Hidenori Shinno

Precision and Intelligence Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 4259-G2-19 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 226-8503, Japan

September 29, 2010
November 25, 2010
January 5, 2011
machine tool, ultra-precision machining, design concept, structural configuration

Industrial demands for ultra-precision machining have rapidly increased in a wide range of industries, e.g., aerospace, semiconductors, optics, molds, etc. In particular, various structured surfaces with micro- and nano-sized patterns have recently been required for advanced science and engineering fields. In order to rationally meet such requirements, it is indispensable to develop an ultra-precision machine tool with both nanometer-level machining accuracy and a large machining area. In this paper, therefore, the design concept and structural configuration of a desirable ultra-precision machine tool are proposed based on a new design concept. The machine tool developed here has a perfect non-contact structure and achieves three-dimensional nano-machining over a wide area with nanometer spatial resolution.

Cite this article as:
Hayato Yoshioka and Hidenori Shinno, “Design Concept and Structural Configuration of Advanced Nano-Pattern Generator with Large Work Area “ANGEL”,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.5, No.1, pp. 38-44, 2011.
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