wave motor

wave motor

[′wāv ‚mōd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A motor that depends on the lifting power of sea waves to develop its usable energy.
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The lenses also include Nikon's Silent Wave Motor for fast and silent focusing and Super Integrated Coating on elements to give excellent color reproduction.
Instead, Field Orient Control F (FOC)--also called C Vector control--was applied using multiple shunt inputs in combination with DSPs, making component, development, and validation cost such that sine wave motor control was only viable for high-end models.
For longer travel ranges, a variety of different piezo motors is available, from high-force, high resolution "piezo-walk" type designs, to high-speed ultrasonic, travelling wave motors, and compact, low cost stick-slip (inertial) drives.