PI (Physik Instrumente) News

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.