positioning-equipment-news

  1. 2016 Neuroscience Conference Debuts PI's Ultra-Stable Microscope XY Stage Packages
    11/3/2016

    Physik Instrumente will introduce two new compact XY microscope stages based on ultrasonic piezo direct-drive motors. Model U-761 provides 25 x 25 mm travel and is equipped with 10nm resolution linear encoders, model U-780 provides 135 x 85 mm. 

  2. PI's New 4-Channel Dynamic Cost-Effective Digital Piezo Controller
    10/24/2016

    PI (Physik Instrumente) recently announced a new, 4-channel version of its high-performance E-727 digital piezo controller. This controller is well-suited for multi-axis applications from microscopy to semiconductor metrology.

  3. White Paper Explains Design And Preparation Of Nanopositioners For High Vacuum
    9/29/2016

    The newest catalog from PI - Precision Motion and Positioning Solutions for High Vacuum and UHV – demonstrates PI’s expert design capabilities as most standard products are created with vacuum compatibility in mind, from linear and rotary stages to 6-axis hexapods.

  4. PI’s SiP Test And Production Alignment Engine Is Named 2016 R&D 100 Award Finalist
    9/9/2016

    The FMPA Fast Multichannel Photonics Alignment Engine from PI has been named a 2016 R&D 100 Awards Finalist, which honors the most innovative technologies. This engine is an advanced alignment system based on a highly specialized digital motion controller with embedded advanced alignment and tracking functionality and a hybrid precision scanning and tracking mechanism combining the advantages of piezoelectric on servo-motorized drives.

  5. Value Added Piezo Element Assembly Speeds Up OEM Integration And Saves Cost
    9/1/2016

    PI, a leader in piezo ceramic and motion control solutions, offers value added piezo components by adhering flexible printed circuits for easy application integration.

  6. New Fast, Precise And Compact Micro-Translation Stage For Single And Multi-Axis Precision Positioning
    8/24/2016

    PI recently released a low-profile motorized positioning stage – the M-122 – with a very small footprint of 60x86mm and a travel range of 25mm. This stage is best suited for research and industrial applications including fiber alignment, metrology, quality assurance testing, photonics packaging, test equipment, and micromachining.

  7. Ultra-Fast Compact Piezo Nanopositioning Stage, From PI
    8/5/2016

    Nanometer precision and motion control industry expert, PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P., delivers new solutions for very small position changes, coupled with speed, and high force in its P-630 nanopositioning stages.

  8. Nanometer Precision 3-Channel Controller For Miniature Piezo Inertia Drives And Actuators
    7/29/2016

    PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. recently announced the newest digital servo controller with 3-channels, offering greater flexibility for miniaturized precision positioning and handling tasks. Applications include precision alignment and automation, semiconductor technology, photonics, bio-nano-technology, metrology, microscopy, micro-manipulation.

  9. Pi’s XY Piezo Nanopositioning And Scanning Stage Provides More Travel
    7/5/2016

    PI recently introduced its newest XY piezo motor positioners – P-620.2 to P-629.2 – to join the existing PIHera family of over 60 compact, direct metrology stages available in a large variety of travel ranges.

  10. PI Uses Hexapods And Drones For New Industrial And Research Applications For Motion Simulation And Compensation
    6/24/2016

    Hexapods are 6 DOF motion systems that derive 6-axis movement from actuators placed in parallel between a top and bottom platform. Available in a variety of sizes with bases ranging from 100mm to 1m, different stiffness configurations, and supportive of loads from 2 kg to 1,000+ kg, PI hexapods share two common traits – precision and versatility– as seen in a new test of a drone-mounted camera on PI’s H-840 hexapod as it goes thru a series of motions.