32nd Annual Meeting


October 29 – November 3, 2017
The Westin Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Conference Chair:
Vivek G. Badami, Zygo Corporation

Oral Presentations

Session 1
Precision Engineering Potpourri
Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Session Chairs: Robert D. Grejda (Corning Tropel Corporation) and
Brian P. O’Connor (Aerotech, Inc.)

  1. Diamond Tool Wear/Built-up Edge Machining Ferrous Materials
    Dow, T. A.; Garrard, K. P. (North Carolina State University); Suit, B. M. (Lockheed Martin)
  2. Optical Form and Relational Metrology of Aspheric Micro Optics
    Colonna de Lega, X.; Dresel, T.; Liesener, J.; Fay, M. F.; Gilfoy, N.; Delldonna, K.; de Groot, P. J. (Zygo Corporation)
  3. Optimal Three-Point Mounts for Square and Rectangular Plates
    Verdirame, J. M. (Equilibria Design Group); Nayfeh, S. A. (VMDS LLC)
  4. The Problem of ‘Weak’ Equivalence in Measurement Comparisons: X-ray CT Metrology Case
    Villarraga-Gómez, H. (Nikon Metrology, Inc.); Steele, A. G. (Institute for National Measurement Standards); Smith, S. T. (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)
  5. Additive Manufacturing of Reflective Optical Components
    Jared, B. H.; Chavez, T.; Choi, J.; Cook, A.; Dianotnio, C.; Reinholtz, W.; Saavedra, M. P.; Saiz, D.; Winrow, E. (Sandia National Laboratories)
  6. Contactless Shape Manipulation of Thin Substrates Using Air Bearing Table
    van Dam, T.; Overschie, P. M.; Spaan, H. A. M.; Spaan-Burke, Theresa (IBS Precision Engineering)

Session 2
Controls & Mechatronics

Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Session Chairs: Dannis M. Brouwer (University of Twente) and
Stephen J. Ludwick (Aerotech, Inc.)

  1. Trends in Control Techniques for Precision Mechatronic Systems
    Brouwer, D. M. (University of Twente); Ludwick, S. J. (Aerotech, Inc.); Peijnenburg, A. T. (VDL Enabling Technologies Group); Okwudire, C. E. (University of Michigan)
  2. Mitigating Undesirable Effects of Pre-motion Friction in Mechanical-bearing-guided Motion Stages Using a Compliant Joint
    Dong, X.; Okwudire, C. E. (University of Michigan)
  3. Multi-Axis Trajectory Generation with Optimal Frequency Spectrum for Vibration Avoidance
    Dumanli, A. A.; Sencer, B. (Oregon State University)
  4. Strong and Quiet Linear Iron-core Synchronous Motor
    Yoon, J. Y.; Trumper, D. L. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  5. Hybrid Design Approach of Constrained Layer Dampers for Discontinuous Surfaces
    Verbaan, K.; Duiven, M. (NTS Group); Henselmans R. (TNO Science & Industry); Nuij, P. W. J. M.; Rijlaarsdam, D. J. (Eindhoven University of Technology)

Session 3
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Session Chairs: Brandon M. Lane (National Institute of Standards & Technology) and
Christopher J. Evans (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)

  1. Characterization: Extracting Key Signatures from Complex Data
    Lane, B. M. (National Institute of Standards & Technology)
  2. Observations on Stitching Interferometry on Parts with Radically Different Surface Topographies
    Reese, Z.; Shahinian, H.; Hovis, C.; Blum, A.; Evans, C. J. (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)
  3. Quantification of Part Profile Scanning Error
    Morse, E. P.; Javidpour, F. (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)
  4. Experimental Verification of One Side Constrained Minimum Total Least Square Algorithm for Planar Datum Establishment and Associated Uncertainty Analysis
    Kang, W.; Morse, E. P. (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)
  5. An Evaluation of Non-contact Laser Scanner Performance Using Calibrated Artifacts
    Gomez, M.; Vaccaro, C.; Maness, C.; Lawrence, C.; Murray, C.; Vargas, L.; Caskey, G. W.; Schmitz, T. L. (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)

Session 4
Precision Micro-Nano Developments
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Session Chairs: Robert M. Panas (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) and
Michael A. Cullinan (The University of Texas at Austin)

  1. Overview of Research in Precision Micro- and Nano-technology
    Panas R. M. (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
  2. Integration of Wafer-Level Solar Cells and Micro-Optic Concentrators for Micro-Scale Concentrating Photovoltaics
    Jared, B. H.; Gordon A.; Miller, B.; Saavedra, M. P.; Sweatt, W. C.; Tauke-Pedretti, A. (Sandia National Laboratories); Li, L.; Li, D.; Gu, T. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  3. DMD-Based Random-Access Scanner for Fast 3D Imaging and Fabrication
    Geng, Q.; Wang, D.; Chen, S-C (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  4. Microassembly Development for an Advanced Micromirror Array
    Enstrom, K. G.; Uphaus, T. M.; Panas R. M.; Harvey, C. (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
  5. Automated Assembly with Optical Tweezers
    Shaw, L.; Chizari, S.; Porter, M.; Hopkins J. B. (University of California – Los Angeles)
  6. Multi-Beam Interference Lithography Based on Evanescent Wave for Functional Nano-Complex Surface
    Masui, S.; Suzuki, Y.; Matsumoto, Y.; Michihata, M.; Takamasu, K.; Takahashi, S. (The University of Tokyo)

Session 5
Metrology Systems
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Session Chairs: Jimmie A. Miller (University of North Carolina-Charlotte) and
Kate M. Medicus (Optimax Systems, Inc.)

  1. The Role of Precision Engineering for the Revision of the International System of Units
    Schlamminger, S. (National Institute of Standards & Technology)
  2. Computer Generated Holograms as 3-Dimensional Calibration Artifacts
    Parks, R. E. (Optical Perspectives Group, LLC); Ziegert, J. C.;Groover, J. (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)
  3. Colored Light Interferometry
    Abolbashari, M. (Optoniks, Inc.); Azari, M.; Habibi, N.; Farahi, F. (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)
  4. Dense Error Evaluation for Laser Trackers
    Morse, E. P.; Heysiattalab, S. (University of North Carolina-Charlotte); Wang, J. (Southwest Jiaotong University)

Session 6
Applications of Precision Design and Manufacturing to Telescopes and Synchrotron Optics

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Session Chairs: Jonathan D. Ellis (University of Rochester) and
Senajith B. Rekawa (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

  1. Optomechanical Design and Fabrication of a Freeform Telescope
    Horvath, N.; Barron, I.; Owen, J. D.; Dutterer, B. S.; Davies, M. A. (University of North Carolina-Charlotte); Schiesser, E.; Rolland, J. P. (University of Rochester)
  2. Fabrication of Lightweight Monocrystalline Silicon Mirror Segments to Enable High Resolution X-ray Telescopes
    Biskach, M.; Riveros, R. E.; Zhang, W. W. (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center); Allgood, K.; Kearney, J.; Mazzarella, J.; Solly, P. (Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc.)
  3. Fabrication of X-ray Imaging Mirrors for an Achromatic and High-Resolution Full-Field X-ray Microscope
    Yamada, J.; Matsuyama, S.; Yasuda, S.; Sano, Y.; Yamauchi, K. (Osaka University)
  4. Design of Positioning System for X-ray Split and Delay
    Shi, H.; Schafer, D.; Zhu, D.; Barada, A. H.; Zhang, L.; Sun, Y.; Gumerlock, K. L.; James, J. H.; Osier, T. O. (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)

Session 7
Precision Design
Thursday, November 2, 2017, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Session Chairs: Mark A. Stocker (Cranfield Precision, Division of Fives Landis Ltd.) and
Mark T. Kosmowski (Electro Scientific Industries, Inc.)

  1. Precision Machine Design Review
    Stocker, M. A. (Cranfield Precision, Division of Fives Landis Ltd.)
  2. Paradigm Change in Gear Inspection Based on a Holistic Description, Measurement and Evaluation of Gear Flanks
    Goch,F. G. (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)
  3. Error Budgeting Analysis for Determining Axis Configurations of Ultra Precision Jig Grinding Machines
    Badrawy, S. J. (Moore Nanotechnology Systems, LLC)
  4. Additively Manufactured Lattice Structures for Precision Engineering Applications
    Elmadih, W.; Syam, W. P.; Maskery, I.; Leach, R. K. (University of Nottingham)
  5. Design of a Long-Travel, Flexure-Based Nanopositioner with Reduced Higher Order Resonant Modes
    Roy, N. K.; Cullinan, M. A. (The University of Texas at Austin)

Session 8
Precision Manufacturing Technology
Thursday, November 2, 2017, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Session Chairs: Deepak Ravindra Ph.D. (Micro-LAM Technologies, LLC) and
Lucas M. Valdez (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

  1. Precision Machining Review
    Ravindra, D. (Micro-LAM Technologies, LLC)
  2. Recent Advances in Ultra-precision Milling with Multiple-cutting Edges
    Schönemann L.; Riemer, O.; Brinksmeier, E. (University of Bremen)
  3. Grinding of Silicon Carbide for Freeform Optics
    Shanmugam, P.; Owen, J. D.; Davies, M. A. (University of North Carolina-Charlotte); Salzman, S.; Lambropoulos, J. C. (University of Rochester); Troutman, J. R. (Aperture Optical Sciences)
  4. An Investigation of Multi-Jet Polishing of Precision Surfaces
    Cheung C-F.; Wang, C. J.; Ho, L.-T.; Lee, W. B. (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  5. High-pressure Aerostatic Bearing Technology – Combining Robustness with Speed, Thermal Stability and Low Errors in Motion
    Dupont, R. (Levicron GmbH)