Dr. Yuen Yong

Research Academic

Yuen Kuan Yong received the B.Eng. degree (1st Class Hons.) in mechatronic engineering and the Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from The University of Adelaide, Australia, in 2001 and 2007, respectively. She is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at The University of Newcastle, Australia. Her research interests include the design and control of nanopositioning systems, high-speed atomic force microscopy, finite-element analysis of smart materials and structures, and sensing and actuation. Dr. Yong was a recipient of the 2008 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) Best Conference Paper Finalist Award. She is a member of the Technical Program Committee of AIM and the International Conference on Manipulation, Manufacturing, and Measurement on the Nanoscale (3M-NANO). She is also a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems.

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Book Chapters

A. Bazaei; Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani; A. Sebastian

High-speed, ultra-high-precision nanopositioning: A signal transformation approach Book Chapter

In: E. Eleftheriou; S. O. R. Moheimani (Ed.): Control Technologies for Emerging Micro and Nanoscale Systems, pp. 47–65, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2011.

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Journal Articles

A. Bazaei; Z. Chen; Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

A novel state transformation approach to tracking of piecewise linear trajectories Journal Article

In: IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 128–138, 2018.

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A. Bazaei; Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

Combining Spiral Scanning and Internal Model Control for Sequential AFM Imaging at Video Rate Journal Article

In: IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 371–380, 2017.

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Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

Collocated Z-axis Control of a High-Speed Nanopositioner for Video-rate Atomic Force Microscopy Journal Article

In: IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 338–345, 2015.

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A. Mohammadi; A. G. Fowler; Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

A Feedback Controlled MEMS Nanopositioner for On-Chip High-Speed AFM Journal Article

In: IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 610–619, 2014.

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A. Bazaei; S. O. R. Moheimani; Y. K. Yong

Improvement of Transient Response in Signal Transformation Approach by Proper Compensator Initialization Journal Article

In: IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 729–736, 2014.

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S. Wadikhaye; Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

A Serial-Kinematic Nanopositioner for High-Speed AFM Journal Article

In: Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 85, no. 10, pp. 105104 (10pp), 2014.

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S. Wadikhaye; Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani; B. Bhikkaji

Control of a piezoelectrically actuated highspeed serial kinematic AFM nanopositioner Journal Article

In: Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 025030 (12pp), 2014.

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Y. K. Yong; A. Bazaei; S. O. R. Moheimani

Video-rate Lissajous-scan Atomic Force Microscopy Journal Article

In: IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 85–93, 2014.

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Y. K. Yong; A. J. Fleming; S. O. R. Moheimani

A Novel Piezoelectric Strain Sensor for Simultaneous Damping and Tracking Control of a High-speed Nanopositioner Journal Article

In: IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 1113–1121, 2013, (DOI: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2193895).

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Y. K. Yong; B. Bhikkaji; S. O. R. Moheimani

Design, Modeling and FPAA-based Control of a High-speed Atomic Force Microscope Nanopositioner Journal Article

In: IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 1060–1071, 2013, (DOI: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2194161).

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Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

Design of an Inertially Counterbalanced Z-nanopositioner for High-Speed Atomic Force Microscopy Journal Article

In: IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 137–145, 2013.

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B. Bhikkaji; Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

Diagonal Control Design for Atomic Force Microscope Piezoelectric Tube Nanopositioners Journal Article

In: Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 84, no. 2, pp. 023705 (8pp), 2013, (DOI: 10.1063/1.4790474).

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A. Bazaei; Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

High-speed Lissajous-scan atomic force microscopy: scan pattern planning and control design issues Journal Article

In: Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 83, no. 6, pp. 063701 (10pp), 2012.

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A. Bazaei; Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani; A. Sebastian

Tracking of Triangular References using Signal Transformation for Control of a Novel AFM Scanner Stage Journal Article

In: IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 453–464, 2012.

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S. Wadikhaye; Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

Design of a Compact Serial-Kinematic Scanner for High-Speed Atomic Force Microscopy: An Analytical Approach Journal Article

In: Micro and Nano Letters, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 309–313, 2012, (DOI: 10.1049/mnl.2011.0477).

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Invited Review Article: High-Speed Flexure-Guided Nanopositioning: Mechanical Design and Control Issues

Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani; B. J. Kenton; K. K. Leang

Invited Review Article: High-Speed Flexure-Guided Nanopositioning: Mechanical Design and Control Issues Journal Article

In: Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 83, no. 12, pp. 121101, 2012, (Accepted for publication).

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Y. K. Yong; K. Liu; S. O. R. Moheimani

Reducing cross-coupling in a compliant XY nanopositioning stage for fast and accurate raster scanning Journal Article

In: IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 1172–1179, 2010.

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Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani; Ian R. Petersen

High-speed cycloid-scan atomic force microscopy Journal Article

In: Nanotechnology, vol. 21, 2010, (365503 (4pp)).

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Y. K. Yong; B. Arain; S. O. R. Moheimani

Atomic Force Microscopy with a 12-electrode Piezoelectric Tube Scanner Journal Article

In: Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 81, no. 3, pp. 033701, 2010.

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Y. K. Yong; S. Aphale; S. O. R. Moheimani

Design, identification and control of a flexure-based XY stage for fast nanoscale positioning Journal Article

In: IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 46–54, 2009.

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S. O. R. Moheimani; Y. K. Yong

Simultaneous sensing and actuation with a piezoelectric tube scanner Journal Article

In: Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 79, no. 7, 2008, (Article Number: 073702).

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Inproceedings

S. I. Moore; Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

Switched Self-Sensing Actuator for a MEMS Nanopositioner Inproceedings

In: IEEE-ICM International Conference on Mechatronics, Gippsland, Australia, 2017.

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A. Bazaei; Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

Internal Model Control for High-Speed Spiral Scan AFM Inproceedings

In: Australian Control Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 2015.

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M. Maroufi; Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

Design and Control of a MEMS Nanopositioner with Bulk Piezoresistive Sensors Inproceedings

In: IEEE Multiconference on Systems and Control, Sydney, Australia, 2015.

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Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

Control of Vertical axis of a Video-Speed AFM Nanopositioner Inproceedings

In: Proc. American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, USA, 2015.

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S. Wadikhaye; Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

Design and Characterisation of a Serial-Kinematic Nanopositioner for High-Speed AFM Inproceedings

In: Proc. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Besancon, France, 2014.

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Y. K. Yong; A. Bazaei; S. O. R. Moheimani

Control of a High-Speed Nanopositioner for Lissajous-scan Video-rate AFM Inproceedings

In: Proc. Australian Control Conference, Perth, Australia, 2013.

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S. Wadikhaye; Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

Nanopositioner Design using Tapered Flexures: A Parametric Study Inproceedings

In: Proc. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, wollongong, Australia, 2013.

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Y. K. Yong; A. G. Fowler; A. Mohammadi; S. O. R. Moheimani

Control of a MEMS Nanopositioner for Atomic Force Microscopy Inproceedings

In: Proc. 6th IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems, Hangzhou, China, 2013.

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Y. K. Yong; A. Bazaei; S. O. R. Moheimani; F. Allgower

Design and Control of a Novel Non-Raster Scan Pattern for Fast Scanning Probe Microscopy Inproceedings

In: Proc. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2012.

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S. Wadikhaye; B. Bhikkaji; S. O. R. Moheimani; Y. K. Yong

Analog Implementation of a Damping and Tracking Controller for a High-Speed X-Y Nanopositioner Inproceedings

In: Proc. American Control Conference, pp. 3811–3816, Montreal, Canada, 2012.

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Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

A Z-scanner Design for High-Speed Scanning Probe Microscopy Inproceedings

In: Proc. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation,, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA, 2012.

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S. Wadikhaye; Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

A Novel Serial-Kinematic AFM Scanner: Design and Characterization Inproceedings

In: Proc. 37th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2011), pp. 50–55, 2011.

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Y. K. Yong; B. Bhikkaji; S. O. R. Moheimani

Analog Control of a High-speed Atomic Force Microscope Scanner Inproceedings

In: Proc. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, pp. 646–651, Budapest, Hungary, 2011.

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Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani; Ian R. Petersen

A non-raster scan method for high-speed SPM Inproceedings

In: Proc. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Budapest, Hungary, 2011.

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B. Bhikkaji; Y. K. Yong; I. A. Mahmood; S. O. R. Moheimani

Multivariable Control Designs for Piezoelectric Tubes Inproceedings

In: Proc. IFAC World Congress, Milan, Itay, 2011.

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A. Bazaei; Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

Tracking Control of a Novel AFM Scanner using Signal Transformation Method Inproceedings

In: Proc. 5th IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic System, Cambridge, MA, USA, 2010.

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Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

A Compact XYZ Scanner for Fast Atomic Force Microscopy in Constant Force Contact Mode Inproceedings

In: Proc. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, pp. 225 – 230, Montreal, Canada, 2010.

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Y. K. Yong; B. Arain; S. O. R. Moheimani

A 12-electrode piezoelectric tube scanner for fast atomic force microscopy Inproceedings

In: Proc. American Control Conference, pp. 4957 – 4962, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2010.

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Y. K. Yong; S. O. R. Moheimani

Vibration Control of a Novel Tube Scanner Using Piezoelectric Strain-Induced Voltage Inproceedings

In: Proc. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, pp. 1070 - 1075, 2009.

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S. O. R. Moheimani; Y. K. Yong

A New Piezoelectric Tube Scanner for Simultaneous Sensing and Actuation Inproceedings

In: Proc. American Control Conference, pp. 2249 – 2253, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 2009.

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Y. K. Yong; S. Aphale; S. O. R. Moheimani

Design, Analysis and Control of a Fast Nanopositioning Stage Inproceedings

In: Proc. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, pp. 451 – 456, Xian, China, 2008, (To appear).

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Y. K. Yong; K. Liu; S. O. R. Moheimani

H-infinity Control for Reducing Cross-coupling in a Compliant XY Nanopositioning Stage Inproceedings

In: Proc. International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, Ascona, Switzerland, 2008, (To appear).

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