PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P.

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Transducer combines actuator, sensor, and energy source.

Able to tolerate bending radii down to Â-¾ in., P-876 piezoelectric composite patch transducers are suited for active or adaptive systems and can be applied to curved surfaces. Product is manufactured by placing piezoceramic foil between 2 conductive films, all embedded in ductile composite-polymer structure. Brittle piezo-ceramic is mechanically prestressed and electrically insulated,...

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Linear Motor Actuator provides nanometer precision.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Motor Actuator provides nanometer precision.

At Â-½ cu-in. and 1.7 oz, miniature ceramic N-310 NEXACT® features self-locking, non-magnetic and vacuum-compatible design. Piezo stepping elements effect linear motion directly, without need to transform rotation with gears and leadscrews. Unit provides 10 N push/pull, 20 mm travel, and 10 mm/sec speed with picometer resolution. Typical applications include laser tuning, nano-imprint,...

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Translation Stage measures 60 x 86 x 20 mm.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Translation Stage measures 60 x 86 x 20 mm.

M-122 precision translation stage includes servo motor direct drive providing up to 20 mm/sec travel and 0.1 Â-µm resolution, non-contacting optical linear encoder. Servo motor and drive screw are placed side-by-side in folded drive train. Offering travel range up to 25 mm, device also features cross-roller bearings and recirculating ball screw. It can be driven with networkable C-862...

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XY Open-Frame Piezomotor Stage features linear encoders.
Communication Systems & Equipment

XY Open-Frame Piezomotor Stage features linear encoders.

Model M-686 low-profile stage has 0.1 Â-µm resolution linear encoders and piezo motor drives providing speed of up to 100 mm/sec. Designed for automated-positioning applications in inspection and microscopy, it is 27 mm high with 150 x 150 mm footprint and has 78 x 78 mm aperture and travel of 25 x 25 mm. It can be operated in closed loop with C-866 piezo motor controller/driver and combines...

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Motion Controller enables picometer positioning resolution.
Agricultural & Farming Products

Motion Controller enables picometer positioning resolution.

Run in closed- or open-loop mode, E-755 is designed to drive NEXLINE® linear motor actuators and features control algorithms for NEXLINE® PiezoWalk® Nano Drives. Solution combines 32-bit digital filters, 24-bit DAC resolution, and integrated piezo amplifiers. In closed-loop operation, linearity within 0.001% over full travel range is achieved by polynomial linearization. Other...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Actuators suit scanning and switching applications.

Based on ceramic encapsulated PICMA® multilayer actuator technology, Model P-871 closed-loop piezo bender actuator provides travel ranges up to 1,600 Â-µm (2,000 µm in open loop) and prevents water diffusion into insulation layer. Featuring monolithic design, unit operates at ±30 V and has up to 150°C operating temperature range. Actuator can also be fitted with...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Single-Probe Capacitive Gauges for Nanometrology Applications

Auburn, MA, PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P., a leading manufacturer of nanopositioning and precision motion-control equipment for bio / nanotechnology, photonics, semiconductor and life science applications, introduces the D-510 family of PISeca(TM) capacitive displacement gauges. PISeca(TM) capacitance gauges perform high-precision, non-contact measurements of geometric quantities representing...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Nanostepping Motors accelerate 3D microscopy.

PIFOC® piezo Z-drives, designed for integration into high-resolution microscopes, are available as components or complete high-speed microscopy objective scanner systems comprised of piezo objective scanner, controller, 2 distance cases, driver, mechanics, and all adapters. Able to achieve typical focusing speeds of 10 msec and resolutions of 1 nm, products are offered with 100 or 400...

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XYZ-Piezo-Scanner provides 25 picometer resolution.
Communication Systems & Equipment

XYZ-Piezo-Scanner provides 25 picometer resolution.

Equipped with ultra low noise E-536 driver/controller, P-363 PicoCube® employs non-contact, direct-measuring, parallel-metrology capacitive sensors for position feedback. Piezeo drives allow for resonant frequency of 10 kHz, important for high-speed scanning applications. Housed in titanium case, scanner is vacuum compatible and suitable for AFM, SPM, nanomanipulation, bio-technology,...

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