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Schematic diagram of the coupling MEM cantilevers. , , , , , , and denote the beams’ lengths, widths, thicknesses, the length of pitch, and the length of overhang, respectively.
For and , spatiotemporal chaos in a microcantilever array of beams. The driving frequency is increased abruptly from at .
(a) For a microcantilever array of beams, in a two-dimensional, experimentally accessible parameter region, boundaries between various asymptotic states including spatiotemporal chaos and various ILMs. (b) A schematic illustration of allowed and forbidden transitions between various states in a MEM oscillator array by frequency control.
Spatiotemporal plots for and . Two examples where (a) the system is driven to LES and (b) the system is first driven to ILM state and then to LES.
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