PI (Physik Instrumente) News

  1. 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.

  2. PI's Ultra-Fast Optical Alignment System For SiP Production Named Prism Award Finalist
    1/20/2016

    PI (Physik Instrumente) has been named a 2016 Photonics Prism Award finalist for its FMPA Fast Multichannel Photonics Alignment Engine. This award is presented by SPIE & Photonics Media, and the winner will be announced on February 17 during the SPIE Photonics West conference.

  3. PI’s Miniature 6-Axis Piezo Hexapod For Dynamic Active Error Compensation
    12/23/2015

    PI (Physik Instrumente) recently introduces a miniature hexapod designed for dynamic error correction in all three linear and rotation axes. The P-915KWEF joins PI‘s hexapod portfolio of over 100 products from palm-sized units to high-load systems capable of positioning several tons with sub-micron precision.

  4. New Smaller, Lower Cost, Higher Performance Motion Controllers for Ultrasonic Piezo Positioners
    12/17/2015

    PI recently offered a new line of controllers for ultrasonic direct-drive motors and positioning stages that offer greater flexibility and responsiveness to user requirements. Positioning systems based on ultrasonic ceramic direct-drive motors provide very high dynamics and resolution in a compact, low-profile package. PI now offers a new line of motion controllers for these positioning systems to address the requirements for OEMs and research customers.

  5. PI’s Newest 32mm Wide x 7mm High Compact Rotary Stage
    12/10/2015

    PI (Physik Instrumente) has recently announced the Q-632 as the newest piezo inertia drive rotary stage to the existing product line of compact linear and rotary systems. This compact micropositioning drive features a 30 mm turnable diameter with a 360° rotation range, and is only 32 mm wide and 7 mm high.

  6. Accuracy In Small Steps: New Precision Linear Stepper Stage From PI
    11/11/2015

    PI (Physik Instrumente) released the new L-511 linear stage series featuring a minimum incremental motion as small as 0.02 µm. This 2-stage micro stepper motor platform is ideal for precision positioning demanded by science and industry markets, especially those with high duty application cycles. Vacuum compatible versions are available.

  7. PI's New Faster, Larger Tip/Tilt Piezo Beam Steering Mirrors
    11/3/2015

    PI recently released their newest piezo steering mirrors, the S-331 fast tip/tilt platform with milli-second response and setting time and high dynamic linearity. These fast tip/tilt platforms are ideal for precision optics application in ambient and vacuum enviroments.

  8. Multi-Axis Piezo-Motor Positioners: Ultra-Compact, Stackable Linear and Rotary Stages by PI
    10/22/2015

    PI presents the new miniaturized, multi-axis linear and rotary positioners. This series of Q-Motion piezo motor has over 50 models that cover varying sizes and motion ranges and cam be used in many applications

  9. PI's New Miniature Linear Servo Motor Air Bearing Stage
    10/16/2015

    PI (Physik Instrumente) has releases the new A-141 miniature air bearing linear positioner. This newest member of the frictionless PIglide family provides advantages over mechanical bearings when vibration-free motion, constant velocity, and optimal angular repeatability and geometric performance is required.

  10. PI Releases Tubular Piezo Stacks Based On Mars Rover-Tested Multilayer Technology
    9/22/2015

    PI (Physik Instrumente) introduces the new p-080 tubular piezo stack. This new actuator is based on the solid-state motion effects, and is used in applications that require high speed, high force, and/or virtually unlimited resolution. The P-080 is ideal for preloading ad for apertures in optical applications.