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A biaxial PZT optical scanner for pico-projector applications
Author(s): K. Ikegami; T. Koyama; T. Saito; Y. Yasuda; H. Toshiyoshi
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Paper Abstract

We report a newly developed two-dimensional MEMS optical scanner based on the ADRIP (Arc Discharge Reactive Ion-Plating) deposited piezoelectric PZT film of typical 4 μm. A circular mirror of 1.2 mm in diameter is suspended within a pair of resonant mechanism that oscillates at 25 kHz for ±12° mechanical angle with a typical voltage of 10 V. A gimbal plate including the mirror is supported with another pair of meandering suspensions to tilt the plate in the orthogonal direction at 60 Hz for the off-resonant vertical motion of ±8° mechanical. Overall power consumption of the piezoelectric actuation was 100 mW or less. As a mechanical reinforce, a rib-structure was designed on the backside of the mirror by using a structural optimization tool TOSCA to suppress the dynamic curvature to 100 nm or less. A piezoelectric sensor was also integrated in the identical PZT film after optimizing the electrode shape to pick up the mechanical angle of the scanner and to give a trigger signal to the control system. A plug-in type pico-projector optics and electronics has been assembled in a 7.5 cm × 12 cm × 5 cm volume with RGB lasers to demonstrate a HD (high definition) class image projection of 720 horizontal lines. The fundamental resonance of the entire scanner mechanism was made to be 1 kHz or higher, thereby exhibiting a compatibility with vehicle applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 February 2015
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9375, MOEMS and Miniaturized Systems XIV, 93750M (27 February 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2085637
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K. Ikegami, Stanley Electric Co., Ltd. (Japan)
T. Koyama, Stanley Electric Co., Ltd. (Japan)
T. Saito, Stanley Electric Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Y. Yasuda, Stanley Electric Co., Ltd. (Japan)
H. Toshiyoshi, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9375:
MOEMS and Miniaturized Systems XIV
Wibool Piyawattanametha; Yong-Hwa Park, Editor(s)

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