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E. Merced, X. Tan, N. Sepulveda, "Closed-loop tracking of large displacements in electro-thermally actuated VO2-based MEMS," Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, to appear [PDF]

E. Merced, J. Zhang, X. Tan, N. Sepulveda, "Robust control of VO2-coated micro-benders using self-sensing feedback," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, to appear [PDF]

A. Esbrook, X. Tan, H. K. Khalil, "Inversion-free stabilization and regulation of systems with hysteresis via integral action," Automatica, to appear [PDF]

A. Esbrook, X. Tan, H. K. Khalil, "Self-excited limit cycles in an integral-controlled system with backlash," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, to appear [PDF]

Y. Wang, R. Tan, G. Xing, X. Tan, J. Wang, R. Zhou, "Spatiotemporal aquatic field reconstruction using cyber-physical robotic sensor systems," ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, to appear [PDF]

J. Zhang, E. Merced, N. Sepulveda, X. Tan, "Modeling and inverse compensation of nonmonotonic hysteresis in VO2-coated microactuators," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, to appear [PDF]

Y. Wang, R. Tan, G. Xing, J. Wang, X. Tan, "Profiling aquatic diffusion process using robotic sensor networks," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, to appear [PDF]

M. Edardar, Robust Control of Systems with Piecewise Linear Hysteresis, PhD Dissertation, Michigan State University, 2013 [PDF]

A. Esbrook, Control of Systems with Hysteresis Using Servocompensators, PhD dissertation, Michigan State University, 2012 [PDF]

A. T. Abdulsadda, Artificial Lateral Line Systems for Feedback Control of Underwater Robots, PhD dissertation, Michigan State University, 2012 [PDF]

Z. Chen, Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Artificial Muscles and Sensors: A Control Systems Perspective, PhD dissertation, Michigan State University, 2009 [PDF]

Y. Fang, Conjugated Polymer Actuators and Sensors: Modeling, Control, and Applications, PhD dissertation, Michigan State University, 2009 [PDF]

J. Ahrens, Design and Performance Tradeoffs of High-Gain Observers with Applications to Smart Material Actuated Systems, PhD dissertation, Michigan State University, 2006 [PDF]

X. Tan, Control of Smart Actuators, PhD dissertation, University of Maryland, College Park, 2002 [PDF]

F. Zhang, T. John, C. Thon, X. Tan, "Miniature underwater glider: Design and experimental results," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 394-399, 2014 [PDF]

X. Wang, G. Alici, X. Tan, "Modeling and inverse feedforward control for conducting polymer actuator with hysteresis," Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 23, p. 025015 (9 pp), 2014 [PDF]

H. Lei, C. Lim, X. Tan, "Modeling and inverse compensation of dynamics of base-excited ionic polymer-metal composite sensors," Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, vol. 24, no. 13, pp. 1557-1571, 2013 [PDF]

J. Wang, X. Tan, "A dynamic model for tail-actuated robotic fish with drag coefficient adaptation," Mechatronics, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 659-668, 2013 [PDF]

E. Merced, X. Tan, N. Sepulveda, "Strain energy density of VO2-based microactuators," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 196, pp. 30-37, 2013 [PDF]

A. Esbrook, X. Tan, H. K. Khalil, "An indirect adaptive servocompensator for signals of unknown frequencies with application to nanopositioning," Automatica, vol. 49, no. 7, pp. 2006-2016, 2013 [PDF]

A. Esbrook, X. Tan, H. K. Khalil, "Control of systems with hysteresis via servocompensation and its application to nanopositioning," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 725-738, 2013 [PDF]

A. Abdulsadda, X. Tan, "Nonlinear estimation-based dipole source localization for artificial lateral line systems," Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, vol. 8, p. 026005 (15 pp), 2013 [PDF]

A. T. Abdulsadda, X. Tan, "Underwater tracking of a moving dipole source using an artificial lateral line: Algorithm and experimental validation with IPMC flow sensors," Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 22, p. 045010, 2013 [PDF]

X. Chen, G. Zhu, X. Yang, D. L.S. Hung, X. Tan, "Model-based estimation of flow characteristics using an ionic polymer-metal composite beam," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 932-943, 2013 [PDF]

A. T. Abdulsadda, X. Tan, “An artificial lateral line system using IPMC sensor arrays” (Invited paper for special issue on Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites), International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 226-242, 2012 [PDF]

Y. Kengne-Fotsing, X. Tan, "Bias-dependent impedance model for ionic polymer-metal composites," Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 111, p. 124907, 2012 [PDF]

R. Dong, X. Tan, "Modeling and open-loop control of IPMC actuators under changing ambient temperatures," Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 21, p. 065014, 2012 [PDF]

B.
Drincic, X. Tan, D. Bernstein, “Why are some
hysteresis loops shaped like a butterfly?”,

Automatica, vol. 47, no. 12, pp. 2658-2664, 2011 [PDF]

X. Tan, “Autonomous robotic fish as mobile sensor platforms: Challenges and potential solutions”(Invited paper for special issue on Biomimetics in Ocean Engineering), Marine Technology Society Journal, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 31-40, 2011 [PDF]

Y. Fang, T. J. Pence, X. Tan, “Fiber-directed conjugated polymer torsional actuator: Nonlinear elasticity modeling and experimental validation,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 656-664, 2011 [PDF]

T. Ganley, D. L.S. Hung, G. Zhu, X. Tan, “Modeling
and inverse compensation of temperature-dependent ionic polymer-metal
composite sensor dynamics,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol.
16, no. 1, pp. 80-89, 2011 [PDF]

X. Tan, W. Xi, J. S. Baras, “Decentralized
coordination of autonomous swarms using parallel Gibbs sampling,”
Automatica, vol. 46, no. 12, pp. 2068-2076, 2010 [PDF]

S. Shatara, X. Tan, “An efficient,
time-of-flight-based underwater acoustic ranging system for small robotic
fish,” IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 837-846,
2010 [PDF]

Z. Chen, S. Shatara, X. Tan, “Modeling of biomimetic
robotic fish propelled by an ionic

polymer-metal composite caudal fin,” IEEE/ASME
Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 15,

no. 3, pp. 448-459, 2010 [PDF]

Y. Fang, X. Tan, “A novel diaphragm micropump actuated by conjugated polymer petals: Fabrication, modeling, and experimental results,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 158, pp. 121-131, 2010 [PDF]

Z. Chen, X. Tan, “Monolithic fabrication of ionic
polymer-metal composite actuators capable of complex deformation,” Sensors
and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 157, pp. 246-257, 2010 [PDF]

J. Ahrens,
X. Tan, H. K. Khalil, “Multirate sampled-data output feedback control with

application to smart material actuated systems,” IEEE
Transactions on Automatic Control,

vol. 54, no. 11, pp. 2518-2529, 2009 [PDF]

Z. Chen, D. R. Hedgepeth, X. Tan, “A Nonlinear,
control-oriented model for ionic polymermetal composite actuators,” Smart
Materials and Structures, vol. 18, 055008 (9 pp), 2009 [PDF]

X. Tan, R. Iyer, “Modeling and control of hysteresis:
Introduction to the special section,”

IEEE Control Systems Magazine, vol. 29, no. 1, pp.
26-29, 2009 [PDF]

R. Iyer, X. Tan, “Control of hysteretic systems
through inverse compensation: Inversion

algorithms, adaptation, and embedded implementation”
(Invited paper for special section on Modeling and Control of Hysteresis),
IEEE Control Systems Magazine, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 83-99, 2009 [PDF]

Y. Fang, T. J. Pence, X. Tan, “Nonlinear elastic
modeling of differential expansion in trilayer

conjugated polymer actuators,” Smart Materials and
Structures, vol. 17, 065020 (10 pp), 2008 [PDF]

Z. Chen, X. Tan, “A control-oriented and
physics-based model for ionic polymer-metal composite actuators,”
IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 519-529, 2008
[PDF]

Y. Fang, X. Tan, G. Alici, “Robust adaptive control
of conjugated polymer actuators,” IEEE

Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 16,
no. 4, pp. 600-612, 2008 [PDF]

Y. Fang, X. Tan, G. Alici, “Redox level-dependent
impedance model for conjugated polymer

actuators,” Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, vol.
132, pp. 182-190, 2008 [PDF]

Z. Chen, K. Kwon, X. Tan, “Integrated IPMC/PVDF
sensory actuator and its validation in

feedback control,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical,
vol. 144, no. 2, pp. 231-241, 2008 [PDF]

Y. Fang, X. Tan, Y. Shen, N. Xi, G. Alici, “A
scalable model for trilayer conjugated polymer

actuators and its experimental validation,” Materials
Science and Engineering C: Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems, vol. 28,
no. 3, pp. 421-428, 2008 [PDF]

Z. Chen, X. Tan, A. Will, C. Ziel, “A dynamic model
for ionic polymer-metal composite

sensors,” Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 16,
pp. 1477-1488, 2007 [PDF]

Z. Chen, Y. Shen, N. Xi, X. Tan, “Integrated sensing
for ionic polymer-metal composite

actuators using PVDF thin films” (Invited paper for
special issue on Electroactive Polymer

Materials), Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 16,
no. 2, pp. S262-S271, 2007 [PDF]

W. Xi, X. Tan, J. S. Baras, “Gibbs sampler-based
coordination of autonomous swarms,”

Automatica, vol. 42, no. 7, pp. 1107-1119, 2006 [PDF]

X. Tan, A. Modafe, R. Ghodssi, “Measurement and
modeling of dynamic rolling friction in

linear microball bearings,” Journal of Dynamic
Systems, Measurement and Control, vol. 128, no. 4, pp. 891-898, 2006 [PDF]

X. Tan, “Almost symplectic Runge-Kutta schemes for
Hamiltonian systems,” Journal of Computational Physics, vol. 203, no. 1,
pp. 250-273, 2005 [PDF]

X. Tan, J.
S. Baras, P. S. Krishnaprasad, “Control of hysteresis in smart actuators
with

application to
micropositioning,” Systems and Control Letters, vol. 54, no. 5, pp.
483-492, 2005 [PDF]

R. V. Iyer, X. Tan, P. S. Krishnaprasad, “Approximate
inversion of the Preisach hysteresis

operator with application to control of smart
actuators,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic

Control, vol. 50, no. 6, pp. 798-810, 2005 [PDF]

X. Tan, J. S. Baras, “Adaptive identification and
control of hysteresis in smart materials,”

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 50, no.
6, pp. 827-839, 2005 [PDF]

X. Tan, J. S. Baras, “Modeling and
control of hysteresis in magnetostrictive actuators,”

Automatica, vol. 40, no. 9, pp. 1469-1480, 2004 [PDF]

P. S. Krishnaprasad, X. Tan, “Cayley transforms in
micromagnetics,” Physica B, vol. 306,

pp. 195-199, 2001 [PDF]

X. Tan, N. Zhang, L. Tong, Z.Wang, “Fuzzy control of
thyristor controlled series compensator in power system transients,” Fuzzy
Sets and Systems, vol. 110, no. 3, pp. 429-436, 2000 [PDF]