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Welcome to our Motion Control Technical Papers section at the Association for Advancing Automation.

Within this repository, you'll find a curated collection of technical papers that explore the precise and dynamic field of motion control. Authored by industry experts, including our members, these papers offer in-depth insights and research findings tailored to engineers and professionals specializing in motion control technology. If you're a researcher or expert with technical papers to contribute to our community, we encourage you to inquire about membership. As you explore this section, you'll gain access to a wealth of knowledge that advances your understanding of cutting-edge motion control technologies and solutions. Join us in navigating the world of Motion Control Technical Papers, where expertise and innovation converge in the realm of motion control technology.

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Whitepaper - Automate Photonics Alignment

11/08/2023 | PI (Physik Instrumente) LP

In this whitepaper, the authors explain how photonics engineers & scientists can benefit from the latest fast alignment algorithms.

CodeMeter Certificate Vault: Certificate Management with CodeMeter Comfort and Security

08/30/2023 | Wibu-Systems USA

Certificates are used to authenticate and identify users or devices on the Internet, in emails, machine-to-machine communication, and elsewhere.

From the Factory to the Field: AgTech Comes of Age

08/04/2023 | Antaira Technologies

Antaira explains the future of automated agricultural technology (AgTech) with industrial switches.

Why Motion Control is Critical for Photonics and Optics Innovation

08/01/2023 | PI (Physik Instrumente) LP

Motion control equipment and advanced algorithms play a critical role in photonics and fiber-optics innovation due to the precise alignment

The Critical Role of Vibration Control in Nanopositioning: Precision in the Infinitesimal

07/28/2023 | PI (Physik Instrumente) LP

Controlling vibrations at the nanometer level is critical for applications involving next generation semiconductor production, test and measurement, silicon photonics

Rotary Cam Indexers for Automated Positioning Applications

07/28/2023 | Motion Index Drives, Inc.

Motion Index Drives rotary cam indexers that are used in fully automated positioner applications offer a superior solution

Robot Manufacturing with Single and Multi-Axis Positioning System

07/28/2023 | Motion Index Drives, Inc.

Motion Index Drives single and multi-axis positioning systems achieve lower production cost and improve return on investment.

Benefits of Multi-Axis Weld Positioning Systems

07/28/2023 | Motion Index Drives, Inc.

Multi-axis positioners are being implemented in many industries to reduce the footprint required to process and access parts

Motion Index Drives Custom Engineered Robot Transfer Units

07/26/2023 | Motion Index Drives, Inc.

Robot Transfer Units are manufactured in floor mounted, elevated or inverted configuration.

How to Approach you Linear Application with a Precision Indexing Conveyor

07/26/2023 | Motion Index Drives, Inc.

Is there a manufacturing process that is being automated that needs to move a product from station to station?

Motion Index Drives LFA - HSP Series Precision Link Conveyor

07/25/2023 | Motion Index Drives, Inc.

LFA - HSP Precision Link Conveyor, where precision meets high speed performance.

CodeMeter in the Automation Industry

07/18/2023 | Wibu-Systems USA

For the makers of automation systems, software is indispensable for many functions and applications. Wibu-Systems CodeMeter provides software licensing

Precision machining with 'Vision in the Loop'

06/08/2023 | Euresys Sa

This paper illustrates how on-the-fly vision capture and analysis can be integrated into a diamond turning machining process.

Forward and Inverse Kinematics: Explained

04/12/2023 | Iris Dynamics Ltd.

What are forward and inverse kinematics, and what makes them important in virtual reality application design? Click here to learn more about forward and inverse kinematics:

Introduction to Piezoelectric Mechanisms and Piezo Actuation

03/24/2023 | PI (Physik Instrumente) LP

Piezoelectric Actuators and mechanisms enable ultra fast motion for dispensing, nanopositioning and force generation.

SCADA – the Ultimate Guide

03/15/2023 | OnLogic

With SCADA, companies can make smarter decisions, improve efficiency, and minimize downtime.

Why Advancements in Piezoelectric Mechanisms and Motorized Actuators Enable Progress in Critical Industries Relying on Ultra Precision Motion Control

03/14/2023 | PI (Physik Instrumente) LP

Recent advancements in the design of piezo ceramic actuators and motors, as well as control technologies, enable progress in Optics,

Advantages of Novel Low Profile XY Stages for High Resolution Microscopy

03/01/2023 | PI (Physik Instrumente) LP

High resolution positioning of microscope samples has traditionally relied on motorized stages with a lead screw system, but this method

A New Vision for Robotics: Cameras Give Industrial Robots Human-Like Functionality

02/24/2023 | Antaira Technologies

Antaira explains the evolution of vision robotics through the years and how they utilize industrial switches and machine vision cameras

How do Piezoelectric Flexure Nanopositioners Work?

01/03/2023 | PI (Physik Instrumente) LP

Piezoelectric flexure-guided nanopositioners, precision motion systems for nanopositioning and scanning provide a higher level of performance compared to traditional mechanical guiding systems, such as ball bearings. This is due to the frictionless nature of the flexure guidance system.

How-To Increase Linear Motor Efficiency With Increased Phase Counts: Explained

11/08/2022 | Iris Dynamics Ltd.

Despite the challenges, more reasons are coming up to get the most from electric linear motors. Learn more about how-to increase linear motor efficiency by using increased phase counts here:

What are Edge Servers and How are They Used?

11/04/2022 | OnLogic

Edge servers are powerful computers put at the network edge where data computation needs to happen.

Industrial Raspberry Pi: A Brief History and Current State

10/14/2022 | OnLogic

Raspberry Pi began its history a long way away from the world of business and industry. Learn more about its journey from maker darling to industrial computing disrupter and the role the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 is playing.

What is SCADA Automation and How is it Used?

10/14/2022 | OnLogic

Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) is a combination of hardware and software used for industrial automation. See how it's being used to harness the power of data in the world of IoT and Industry 4.0.

Artificial Intelligence of Things: When AI and IoT Meet

09/29/2022 | OnLogic

AI is a field of study that focuses on the simulation of human intelligence in machines. IoT refers to