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Venstra, W.J. (author), Westra, H.J.R. (author), Van der Zant, H.S.J. (author)
We investigate the nonlinear dynamics of microcantilevers. We demonstrate mechanical stiffening of the frequency response at large amplitudes, originating from the geometric nonlinearity. At strong driving the cantilever amplitude is bistable. We map the bistable regime as a function of drive frequency and amplitude, and suggest several...
journal article 2010
Wang, W.M. (author), Sluys, L.J. (author), De Borst, R. (author)
journal article 1997