Microsystem Technologies

, Volume 17, Issue 5–7, pp 1231–1241 | Cite as

Improvement of an asymmetric actuator for optical image stabilization

  • Myeong-Gyu Song
  • No-Cheol ParkEmail author
  • Kyoung-Su Park
  • Young-Pil Park
Technical Paper


This paper presents the improvement of an asymmetric actuator for optical image stabilization in a mobile phone camera. The required specification was defined from typical hand vibrations. The actuator was designed to have an asymmetric shape to reduce its size, but this design caused several problems. These problems were analyzed, and a new electromagnetic component design that solved these problems was proposed. Detailed dimensions of proposed design were obtained through the design of experiments procedure. Simulation results show that the final model exhibited sufficient performance to satisfy the required specification.


Attractive Force Electromagnetic Component Asymmetric Design Hall Effect Sensor Magnetic Spring 
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This work was supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) grant funded by the Korea government (MEST) (No. 2010-0000769) and the Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE) granted funded by the Korea government (10035365).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Myeong-Gyu Song
    • 1
  • No-Cheol Park
    • 2
    Email author
  • Kyoung-Su Park
    • 2
  • Young-Pil Park
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Information Storage DeviceYonsei UniversitySeoulSouth Korea
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringYonsei UniversitySeoulSouth Korea

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