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Patents

 

1.     Ioan Alexandru IVAN and Micky RAKOTONDRABE , priority date: 2010-04-30. Initial submission No. FR 10 53377. Publication details:

• International WIPO No. WO 2011/135254: Microactuator and microclamp

• French INPI No. FR2959437 : "Micro-actionneur et micro-pince",

 

2.     Ioan Alexandru IVAN, Joel AGNUS and Micky RAKOTONDRABE, priority date: 2012-03-22. Initial submission No.1252554. Publication details:

 French INPI office, pending patent, title: “Procédé de micropositionnement à multi degrés de liberté pour actionneurs piézoélectriques et dispositif associé

 

3.     Ioan Alexandru IVAN, Mihai ARDELEANU and Veronica DESPA, priority date: 2012-06-25. Initial submission No. A/00471. Publication details:

• Romanian OSIM office, pending patent, title: ”Dispozitiv de actionare magneto-piezoelectric pentru micromanipulare

 

 

 

 

Journal Papers

 

 

1.     Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Mohamed Kharboutly, Joël Agnus, Micky Rakotondrabe, Gilgueng Hwang, Nicolas Chaillet and Stéphane Régnier, “An impulsive and space-dependant 2-DoF control of MagPieR: the magnetic and piezoelectric microrobot”, 2012 (status: submitted).

 

2.     Micky RAKOTONDRABE, Ioan Alexandru IVAN, Sofiane KHADRAOUI, Philippe LUTZ and Nicolas CHAILLET,  Complete self-sensing of displacement and force in piezoelectric actuators dedicated to controlled micropositioning tasks”, 2012 (status: submitted).

 

3.     Ion Lungu, Micky Rakotondrabe, Simona Noveanu, Ioan Alexandru Ivan and Dan Mandru, “Development and control of a modular family of linear and rotary actuators based on shape memory alloy”, 2012 (status: submitted).

 

4.        V. Despa, A. Catangiu, D.N. Ungureanu, I.A. Ivan, “Surface structure of CoCrMo and Ti6Al4V parts obtained by selective laser sintering”, 2013  (status:  submitted).

 

5.     Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Gilgueng Hwang, Joel Agnus, Nicolas Chaillet, Stéphane Régnier, “NIST Mobile Microrobotics Challenge. MagPieR: The Fastest Mobile Microrobots in the World”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine (RAM), DOI: 10.1109/MRA.2012.2201599, Available online: October 2012. [ Link ]

 

6.     Ivan Ioan Alexandru, Mihai Ardeleanu,  Guillaume J. Laurent, “High dynamics and precision optical measurement using a position sensitive detector (PSD) in reflection-mode: application to a 2D object tracking over a smart surface”, Sensors Vol. 12(12), pp. 16771-16784, 2012 [ Full paper ]

 

7.     Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Joel Agnus and Pierre Lambert, ”PMN-PT piezoelectric material micromachining by excimer laser ablation and dry etching (DRIE)”,  Sensors and Actuators: A - Physical, DOI:10.1016/j.sna.2011.09.015, Vol. 177, pp. 37-47, 2012.  [ Link ]

 

8.     Micky Rakotondrabe, Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Development and force-position control of a new hybrid thermo-piezoelectric microgripper dedicated to automated pick-and-place tasks, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE), Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 824-834, DOI: 10.1109/TASE.2011.2157683, October 2011.  [ Full paper ]

 

9.    Micky RAKOTONDRABE, Ioan Alexandru IVAN, Valentin STIHI, Simona NOVEANU, Eugenia MINCA, Design and modeling of a piezoelectrically actuated microvalve, Romanian Journal of Physics, Vol. 56, no. 1-2, pp. 141-149, 2011   [ Full paper ]

 

10.  Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Valentin Stihi, Mihaela Ivan, Claudia Stihi, Micky Rakotondrabe, Adrian Jelea, Battery Powered Cost Effective TDS Logger Intended for Water Testing, Romanian Journal of Physics 2009, vol. 56/2011, no. 3-4 , pp. 540-549, 2011  [ Full paper ]

 

11.  Micky Rakotondrabe, Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Development and dynamic modeling of a new hybrid thermo-piezoelectric micro-actuator, IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO), DOI.10.1109/TRO.2010.2082032, December 2010.  [ Full paper ]    

 

12.  Simona NOVEANU, Dan MANDRU, Ioan Alexandru IVAN and Vencel CSIBI, Research Concerning the Ramp and Sinusoidal Command Signals of the Piezoelectric Miniactuators, Solid State Phenomena, Vols.166-167, pp.321-326, 2010.  [ Full paper ]      .

 

13.  Ioan Alexandru IVAN, Micky RAKOTONDRABE, Joël AGNUS, Roger BOURQUIN, Nicolas CHAILLET, Philippe LUTZ, Jean-Claude PONCOT, Roland DUFFAIT, Olivier BAUER, Comparative material study between PZT ceramic and newer crystalline PMN-PT and PZN-PT materials for composite bimorph actuators, Reviews on Advanced Materials Science (RAMS), No.1/2, Vol.24, pp.1-9, 2010 .  [ Full paper ]

 

14.  Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Micky Rakotondrabe, Philippe Lutz and Nicolas Chaillet, Current integration force and displacement self-sensing method for cantilevered piezoelectric actuators. Review of Scientific Instruments (AIP - RSI), Vol.80(12), 2126103, 2009 .  [ Full paper ]

 

15.  Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Micky Rakotondrabe, Philippe Lutz and Nicolas Chaillet, Quasistatic displacement self-sensing method for cantilevered piezoelectric actuators, Review of Scientific Instruments (AIP - RSI), RSI), Vol.80(6), 065102, 2009. [ Full paper ]

 

16.  Roger BOURQUIN, Ioan Alexandru IVAN, Bernard DULMET, Applications of resonant piezoelectric devices to the measurement of physical quantities, Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials (JOAM), vol. 10-1, p. 110-116, 2008 .  [ Full paper ]

 

17.  Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Gheorghe V. Cimpoca, Matthias Grottke, Valentin Dogaru, Mihaela Ivan, Adrian Jelea, “Characterization and Comparison Between Silicon and CuInSe2 Photovoltaic Modules”, Romanian Journal of Physics, Vol.48, Nos.1-4, p.377-383, 2003 .

 

 

International Conference Papers

 

1.     Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Dragos Adrian Ciubotariu, Cédric Clévy, Philippe Lutz and Nicolas Chaillet, Duo-bimorph actuator made of PMN-PT [011]: 3D modeling, development and characterization, IEEE/ASME Int. Conf. on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM 2013), Wollongong, Australia, 2013  (status: accepted)

 

2.     I.A. Ivan, M.N. Ardeleanu, I.V. Gurgu, V. Despa and J. Agnus, A hybrid piezo-magnetic tweezer with silicon finger tips intended for bio samples manipulation, Proceedings of 2013 International Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology (MMB2013), ISBN 978-0-9743611-8-5, pp. 2-3, Marina del Rey, California, USA, 2013

 

3.     Gilgueng Hwang, Hugo Salmon, Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Joel Agnus, Nicolas Chaillet, Stéphane Régnier, Anne-Marie Haghiri-Gosnet, Large range versatile wireless microrobotic manipulators in microfluidic devices, IEEE 26th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS2013), ISBN978-1-4673-5655-8, doi: 10.1109/MEMSYS.2013.6474462, pp. 1179-1182, Taiwan, 2013

 

4.     Ioan Alexandru IVAN, Mihai ARDELEANU, Guillaume J. LAURENT, Ning TAN, Cédric CLEVY, The metrology and applications of PSD (position sensitive detector) sensors for microrobotics, Proceedings of ISOT'12, Intl. Symposium on Optomechatronic Technologies, ISBN978-1-4673-2877-7, Paris, France, 2012

 

5.     Soukeyna Bouchebout, Aude Bolopion, Mohamed Kharboutly, Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Joel Agnus and Stephane Regnier , Design and first experiments on MagPieR, the magnetic and piezoelectric microrobot, Proceedings of ISOT'12, Intl. Symposium on Optomechatronic Technologies, ISBN978-1-4673-2877-7, Paris, France, 2012

 

6.     Gilgueng Hwang, Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Joel Agnus et al, Remotely powered floating microswimmers as colloidal microparticle manipulators, 37th International Conference on Micro and Nano Engineering, MNE 2011, Berlin, Germany, 2011

 

7.     Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Joël Agnus, Micky Rakotondrabe, Philippe Lutz and Nicolas Chaillet, PMN-PT piezoelectric material and related applications in silicon-integrated devices like microactuators and energy harvesters, 34th International Semiconductor Conference  (CAS 2011), ISBN 978-1-61284-172-4, pp.149-152, Sinaia, Romania 2011   [ Full paper ]

 

8.     Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Joel Agnus, Micky Rakotondrabe, Philippe Lutz, Nicolas Chaillet, ”Microfabricated PMN-PT on Silicon cantilevers with improved static and dynamic piezoelectric actuation: development, characterization and control”,  IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM2011), ISBN 978-1-4577-0837-4, pp. 403-408, Budapest, Hungary, 2011 [ Full paper ]

 

9.     Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Gilgueng Hwang, Joel Agnus, Micky Rakotondrabe, Nicolas Chaillet, Stephane Regnier,  First experiments on MagPieR: a planar wireless magnetic and piezoelectric microrobot”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), ISBN 978-1-61284-380-3/11/ pp. 102-108, Shanghai, China, 2011  [ Full paper ]

 

10.  Joel Agnus, Ioan Alexandru Ivan and Samuel Queste, Dry etching of single crystal PMN-PT piezoelectric material, IEEE MEMS Conference, ISBN 978-1-4244-9633-4,  pp. 237-240,  Cancun, Mexico, 2011  [ Full paper ]

 

11.   Simona NOVEANU, Dan MANDRU, Ioan Alexandru IVAN and Vencel CSIBI, Design and Modelling a Mini-System with Piezoelectric Actuation, 3rd European Conference on Mechanism Science (EUCOMES), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2010. Published into Mechanisms and Machine Science Vol. 5 (New trends in Mechanism Science) Springer Ed., pp 125-133, ISBN 978-90-481-9688-3 , DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-9689-0_15, 2010 .  [ Full paper ]

 

12.  Micky Rakotondrabe, Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Sofiane Khadraoui, Cedric Clevy, Philippe Lutz, and Nicolas Chaillet, Dynamic Displacement Self Sensing and Robust Control of Cantilevered Piezoelectric Actuators Dedicated for Microassembly,  IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, pp. 557-562,  Montreal, Canada, 2010. [ Full paper ]

 

13.  Micky Rakotondrabe, Cedric Clevy, Ioan Alexandru Ivan and Nicolas Chaillet,  Observer Techniques Applied to the Control of Piezoelectric Microactuators, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation - Workshop "Signals Measurement and Estimation Techniques Issues in the Micro/Nano-World"  (ICRA - WS 2010) Anchorage USA, 2010.  [ Full paper ]

 

14.  Micky Rakotondrabe, Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Principle, characterization and control of a new hybrid thermo-piezoelectric microactuator, International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), DOI 10.1109/ROBOT.2010.5509922  pp.1580-1585, Anchorage USA, 2010. [ Full paper ]

 

15.  Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Micky Rakotondrabe and Nicolas Chaillet, High Coupling Factor Piezoelectric Materials for Bending Actuators: Analytical and Finite Elements Modeling Results, 2009 European COMSOL Conference, Milano Italy, 2009. [ Full paper ]

 

16.  G. Mantescu, N. Olariu, F. Iordache, A. Ivan, C. Dumitrache, F. Ispas, D. Let, L. Olteanu, M. Dumitru, Development of specific thermal components to improve the performances of PV standard modules, 22nd European PV Solar Conference and Exhibition, pp. 2573-2576, ISBN 3-936338-22-1, Milano, Italy, 2007 .

 

17.  Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Roger Bourquin, Bernard Dulmet, ”Dual Mode, Multiple Electrodes Quartz Sensor”, Proceedings to the 2005 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Vols 1-4, p. 1262-1265, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2005 .

 

18.  Bernard Dulmet, Lozan Spassov, Roger Bourquin, Alexandru Ivan, T. Angelov, Julian Lazarov, “Design of New Miniature Resonant Temperature Temperature Sensor in NLC-cut of Quartz”, Proceedings to the 19th European Frequency and Time Forum EFTF, p. 621-628, France, 2005 .

 

19.  Lozan. Spassov, Radka Velcheva, L. Vergov, Roger Bourquin, Alexandru Ivan, Bernard Dulmet, “Investigations of Electrical Parameters and Mode Patterns of NLC Quartz Resonators at Low Temperature”, Proceedings to the 18th European Frequency and Time Forum EFTF, United Kingdom, 2004 .

 

20.  Nicolae Olariu, Florin Ispas, Alexandru Ivan, Dorin Let, Gabriela Mantescu, Elena Vaduva, Liviu Olteanu, “Testing Results of the First Romanian BIPV Application” Proceedings to the 19th Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference (EU PVSEC), pp. 2935-2938, France, 2004 .

 

21.  Matthias Grottke, Peter Helm, A.Hofer, Nicolae Olariu, Ivan Alexandru, Stanislaw Pietruszko, D. Mavrotas, “First Grid – Connected PV System in Romania”, Proceedings to the 17th Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference (EU PVSEC), Germany, 2001 .

 

 

Regional or National Conferences and Workshops

 

1.     Mihaita Nicolae Ardeleanu, Veronica Despa, Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Modeling of a micro-gripper compliant joint using COMSOL Multiphysics simulation, Scientific Bulletin of Electrical Engineering Faculty, Year 12 No. 2(19) , pp. 25-29, Valahia University Targoviste, Romania, 2013

 

2.     D. Let, A. Stancu, M. Ivan, I. A. Ivan, V. Stefan, Aplicaţie de conducere si management energetic la distanţă pentru locuinţe "inteligente", 7th National Conference on New and Renewable Energy Sources CNSNRE, Bucharest Romania, 2007 (in Romanian) .

 

3.     I. A. Ivan, R. Bourquin, Gh. V.  Cimpoca, ”Precise Temperature and Force Sensing with Quartz Thickness-Shear Resonators”, Proceedings to 51st IWK, Technische Universität Ilmenau Germany,  2006 .

 

4.     I. A. Ivan, M. Ivan, F. Dragomir, E. Mincă, O. Dragomir, V. Petrovici, ”Distributed architecture for interfacing quartz dual mode sensors”, Proceedings to the 5th International Symposium on Electrical Engineering, Targoviste Romania 2005 .

 

5.     Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Mihaela Ivan, Virtual instrumentation for photovoltaic systems (“Instrumentaţie virtuală pentru sisteme fotovoltaice”),  Al doilea Simpozion Internaţional Mecatronică, Microtehnologii şi Materiale Noi, p.II21-27, 2004  (in Romanian) .

 

6.     Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Roger Bourquin, Bernard Dulmet, “Metode de investigare pe rezonatori termo-senzitivi folosind topografie pe raze X (Investigations on Thermosensitive Resonators by X-Ray Topography)”,  Al doilea Simpozion Internaţional Mecatronică, Microtehnologii şi Materiale Noi, p. II28-37, Romania, 2004 (in Romanian) .

 

7.     Cristian Dumitrache, Ioan Alexandru Ivan, “Peltier TEC Model (Model Simulink pentru Termoelement Peltier)”,  Al doilea Simpozion Internaţional Mecatronică, Microtehnologii şi Materiale Noi, p. II38-42, Romania, 2004  .

 

8.     I. A. Ivan,  F. Ispas, M. Ivan, G. Ispas, A. Jelea, Low cost systems PV systems operating and montoring  - Part  I: Data acquisition systems (“Sisteme de cost redus pentru operarea si monitorizarea  Instalatiilor PV - Partea I-a: Sisteme de achiziţie”), National Conference on New and Renewable Energy Sources CNSNRE, Romania, 2004 (in Romanian) .

 

9.     I. A. Ivan,  F. Ispas, M. Ivan, G. Ispas, A. Jelea, Low cost systems PV systems operating and montoring  - Part  II: Microcontroller-based solar and thermal regulators  (“Sisteme de cost redus pentru operarea si monitorizarea instalatiilor PV - Partea a II-a: Regulatoare solare şi termice cu microcontroller”), National Conference on New and Renewable Energy Sources CNSNRE, Romania, 2004 (in Romanian) .

 

10.  Valentin Dogaru Ulieru, Nicolae Olariu, Horia Andrei, Gheorghe Cimpoca, Ioan Alexandru Ivan, “Producing Electric Energy Using Photovoltaic Systems”, The Annals of Valahia University of Targoviste, Romania, p.115-122, 2002 .

 

 

 

Books and book chapters

 

1.   Book chapter:  Ioan Alexandru Ivan, Micky Rakotondrabe, Philippe Lutz and Nicolas Chaillet., "Self-sensing measurement in piezoelectric cantilevered actuators for micromanipulation and microassembly contexts". Chapter in "Signal Measurement and Estimation Techniques for Micro and Nanotechnology". Edited by Cédric Clévy et al., in Springer, 2011 (book chapter in English) (status: in press).

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2.   Ioan Alexandru IVAN, “Utilizarea rezonatoarelor piezoelectrice functionand in moduri de grosime pentru realizarea senzorilor - Utilisation des résonateurs piézoélectriques fonctionnant en modes d’épaisseur pour la réalisation de capteurs”, Ed. Bibliotheca Romania, 2007 (book in French and in Romanian) .

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3.   Gabriel Preduscă, Florian Ion, Alexandru Ivan, Eugenia Mincă, “Sisteme de conversie şi achiziţii de date”  (Data conversion and acquisition systems), Ed. Bibliotheca Romania, 2005 (book in Romanian) .

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4.   Cornel Cobianu,  Gheorghe Valerică Cimpoca, Ioan Alexandru Ivan, “Senzori şi Traductoare – Manual pentru Laborator”, (Sensors and transducers – laboratory class manual) Ed. Printech Romania, 2001 (book in Romanian) .

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