… Basics, Materials, Design and Applications”, Editor Pr. Harmut Janocha 2nd, revised edition is now released (Springer ISBN 978-3-540-71965-6 ). CEDRAT TECHNOLOGIES contributed to 2 chapters: 6.2. Piezoelectric actuators 6.3. Magnetostrictives actuators …that performs the worldwide state of the art in the active materials technology, proposed by CEDRAT TECHNOLOGIES in its mechatronics engineering activity.