PI (Physik Instrumente) News

  1. 20" Travel, Nanometer Resolution, High Dynamics: New Precise Motorized Linear Stage

    Precision positioning systems industry leader PI (Physik Instrumente) has released an elevated version of its ironless linear motor stage, LMS-180, which is well-suited for precision automation applications in industry and research that require highly accurate linear motion over long travel with high load capacity.

  2. 2,048 Microstep Resolution Achieved With New Cost-Effective Compact Stepper Motor Controller

    Precision positioning systems industry leader PI (Physik Instrumente) has released a higher performance model of its successful Mercury Stepper Motion controller. Stepper motors take up discrete positions in a revolution of a constant distance. Typical commercial models provide 200 to 1000 full steps per revolution. Designed to deliver more than 2,000 times the basic motor resolution, the C-663.12 Mercury controller is the newest addition to PI’s suite of motion control solutions.  

  3. New Rotary Air Bearing Series Achieve High Precision In Any Orientation

    PI (Physik Instrumente), a leader in precision motion control solutions, announces the new A-62x PIglide series of rotary air bearing stages. Air-bearings have no rolling or sliding elements and deliver frictionless, non-contact motion, resulting in negligible reversal error, better straightness, wobble, eccentricity and velocity stability – ideal prerequisites for high-end industrial applications such as inspection, metrology, calibration, and scanning.

  4. 66 Lb. Pushing Force In PI's New High Resolution Linear Actuator

    A linear actuator is a positioning device that provides motion in 1 degree of freedom. Designed for highly accurate and fast repetitive industrial applications, the L-239 compact linear actuator is the newest addition to the suite of motion control solutions available from precision positioning systems industry leader PI (Physik Instrumente).

  5. New Motion Controller For Linear And Rotary Air Bearing Stages

    Air bearings provide advantages over mechanical bearings when frictionless vibration-free motion is required, highly constant velocity control is crucial, and when angular repeatability and geometric performance must be optimal. Nanopositioning industry leader PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. has released a new high-performance motion control controller designed to handle 1, 2 or 4-axis of PIglide air bearing positioning stages.

  6. 1000’s Of Standard Piezo Transducers, Components, And Assemblies In New Piezoelectric Solutions Catalog

    Industry and research rely on piezoelectric solutions in high tech applications such as medical engineering, mechanical engineering, flow metering, automotive, aerospace, and semiconductor technology. Piezo systems leader PI (Physik Instrumente) introduces a new Piezoelectric Solutions catalog, showcasing piezo components and materials, piezo actuators and transducers, and a piezo actuator tutorial. 

  7. SiP Alignment Engine Is Lightwave Innovation Reviews Award Winner

    When alignment speed is critical and accuracy needs to be at the nanoscale, for projects from planar testing to packaging, PI has the award-winning solution. The FMPA Fast Multichannel Photonics Alignment system received a 2017 Lightwave Innovation Review Award, which acknowledges the most original and innovative products in optical technology.

  8. OEM Driver For Miniature Positioning Systems Is Small And Affordable

    PI (Physik Instrumente) LP recently announced a new OEM driver for miniaturized piezo inertia positioning stages. Applications include precision opto-mechanical alignment, bio-medical instrumentation, photonics alignment automation, microscopy, micro-manipulation.

  9. Multi-Axis Photonics / SiP Alignment Motion Engines Released; Based On Award-Winning Technology

    Nanopositioning equipment manufacturer PI now offers a new family of automated alignment engines for silicon photonics applications including 3 to 6 axis mechanisms, controllers with firmware based alignment algorithms, and the software tools to meet the high accuracy demands of different markets, such as packing, planar testing, or inspection.

  10. E-754 Nanopositioning Controller For Piezo Stages Provides Higher Resolution

    PI has recently improved its best in class with a new reference-class digital controller / driver offering higher bandwidth and resolution, along with 3 times the driver power of its predecessor. From the nanopositioning systems industry leader, the E-754 is designed for closed-loop piezo mechanisms with capacitive position feedback sensors.