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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 172054, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/172054
Research Article

Development of a New Piezoelectric Actuator with Slits

1Department of Mechanical Engineering, Osaka Institute of Technology, 5-16-1 Ohmiya, Asahi-Ku, Osaka 535-8585, Japan
2Department of Technology Management, Osaka Institute of Technology, 5-16-1 Ohmiya, Asahi-Ku, Osaka 535-8585, Japan
3Department of Precision Engineering, Tokai University, 1117 Kitakaname, Kanagawa, Hiratsuka 259-1292, Japan
4Department of Mechanical System Engineering, Kumamoto University, 2-39-1 Kurokami, Chuo-Ku, Kumamoto 860-8555, Japan

Received 23 May 2013; Accepted 2 July 2013

Academic Editors: S. J. Milne and D. Ricinschi

Copyright © 2013 Yasutomo Uetsuji et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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