The Laboratory for Dynamics and Control of Nanosystems (LDCN) is a multi-million dollar state-of-the-art research facility dedicated to the advancement of nanotechnology through innovations in systems theory and control engineering. The main thrust of research in the laboratory is to develop methodologies, technologies, and the necessary instrumentation for fast and accurate interrogation and manipulation of matter at the nanoscale. LDCN's multidisciplinary research team pursues a dynamic and active research program that maintains a solid systems and control focus on a variety of emerging applications in nanotechnology.
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 West Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080, USA
Ph: +1 972 883 4158
LDCN paper highlighted in IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems
January 25, 2016
A recent paper authored by Mohammad Maroufi, Anthony Fowler, and Reza Moheimani has been highlighted in the current issue of the IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems...
Postdoctoral research position available
November 18, 2015
A postdoctoral research position within LDCN is currently available...
LDCN receives funding under DARPA program
November 10, 2015
LDCN has received funding under the DARPA program Atoms to Product (A2P)...
Reza Moheimani named Editor-in-Chief of Mechatronics journal
November 10, 2015
Professor Reza Moheimani has been named the Editor-of-Chief of IFAC journal Mechatronics, and will commence this new role in January 2016...
LDCN acquires new system for 3D vibration analysis
October 6, 2015
LDCN has acquired a Polytec MSA-100-3D Micro System Analyzer, the second such system to be installed in a US university...
A Kalman Filter for Amplitude Estimation in High-Speed Dynamic Mode Atomic Force Microscopy (Journal Article)
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 24 (1), pp. 276–284, 2016.
A 2DOF SOI-MEMS Nanopositioner with Tilted Flexure Bulk Piezoresistive Displacement Sensors (Journal Article)
IEEE Sensors Journal, 2016, (Accepted for publication subject to a minor revision).
MEMS Nanopositioner for On-Chip Atomic Force Microscopy: A Serial Kinematic Design (Journal Article)
IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 24 (6), pp. 1730–1740, 2015.
Tilted Beam Piezoresistive Displacement Sensor: Design, Modeling, and Characterization (Journal Article)
IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 24 (5), pp. 1594–1604, 2015.
Feedback Controlled MEMS Force Sensor for Characterization of Microcantilevers (Journal Article)
IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 24 (4), pp. 1092–1101, 2015.