PI (Physik Instrumente) News

  1. $13MM Invested in New 100,000ft² Technology Center by Physik Instrumente (PI)
    4/8/2016

    Precision motion and nanopositioning solutions leader PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. recently announced the construction of a new Technology Center at its worldwide headquarters in Karlsruhe, Germany. After a year of planning, the cornerstone has been ceremoniously laid.

  2. PI Creates New Ø20mm x 10mm Mini Ultrasonic Piezo Rotary Stage With Integrated Encoder
    3/31/2016

    PI has recently released the new smallest member of the miniature rotary stage series with ultrasonic piezo motor drives. The U-622 is joining two other high dynamics miniaturized ultrasonic rotary positioners, U-624 and U-628. Vacuum compatible versions to 10-6 hPa are available.

  3. PI's New Highly Dynamic XY Linear Motor Scanning Stage
    3/21/2016

    PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. introduces a new compact metrology XY stage – the L-731. The magnetic linear direct drive ensures high velocity and acceleration, ideal for inspection and microscopy.

  4. PI's New Photonic And Fiber Alignment Engines Catalog
    3/16/2016

    PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. introduces a new Photonic & Fiber Alignment Engines catalog, showcasing products with nanoscale accuracy, split second responsiveness, ultra-fast optimization, real-time tracking and 3 to 18 or more axes.  Fields of applications are in data communication, SiP packaging - automation and in telecommunication.

  5. PI's New Affordable High Precision Compact Linear Positioning Stage
    3/3/2016

    PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. recently introduced a new compact linear stage – the L-509. This positioner delivers performance and reliability at minimized cost, and provides high precision linear motion with minimized runout. It has applications in research and industrial applications, including beamline systems, microscopy, semiconductor manufacturing, and photonics instrumentation.

  6. PI’s New Cost-Effective, High Performance Multi-Channel Digital Piezo Controller
    3/1/2016

    PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. has recently introduced a new, high-performance 3 and 4-channel digital piezo controller that integrates with a wide range of existing piezo-based nanpositioning systems and piezo actuators. The new E-727 replaces the E-725 controller and combines higher performance with a lower price.

  7. Compact, Highly Dynamic Voice Coil-Driven Linear Scanning Stages
    2/29/2016

    PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. recently introduced a new family of high dynamic linear stages to its PIMag series – the V-52x. These stages are ideal for industry and research scanning applications, such as biotechnology, laser beam control, optics scanning, lens testing, and fiber optics. They are equipped with a linear encoder for direct position measurement and choice of cable exit direction.

  8. PI Introduces Compact Planar XY Air Bearing Stages At Photonics West
    2/11/2016

    PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. will be showcasing the newly released A-311 PIglide IS Series compact, planar XY air bearing stage at SPIE Photonics West. The stage is designed to deliver extremely precise and vibration-free motion, making it ideal for metrology, wafer inspection, laser marking, and other precision motion applications. PI, who was named a 2016 Photonics Prism Award finalist with its Fast Multi-Axis Photonics Alignment system, will also showcase innovative nanopositioning stages, piezo, voice coil and linear motors, hexapod 6-axis parallel positioning systems, beam steering and fiber alignment equipment.

  9. Physik Instrumente Promotes James Deichmann To Head PI’s US Western Region Sales Teams
    2/2/2016

    PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. has promoted James Deichmann to Director of Sales for the US Western Region.

  10. New High-Speed Piezo Z-Stage And Digital Controller Value Packages For Microscopy And Metrology
    1/28/2016

    PI recently released several controller & stage value packages for microscopy and metrology applications. These affordable systems consist of a PIFOC® high performance fast piezo focus mechanism and a compact digital servo controller. These outstanding packages deliver higher performance at lower cost.