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PI (Physik Instrumente) Piezo Nano Positioning Aug 4, 2009

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PI (Physik Instrumente) Piezo Nano Positioning
Auf der Römerstraße 1

Tel: +49 (0) 721 48 46-0
Fax: +49 (0) 721 48 46-100

PI (Physik Instrumente) manufactures the fastest and highest precision and piezo nano-positioning and scanning-systems in the world. With four decades of experience PI has evolved into the world-leading supplier of nanopositioning technology.


Products from this company

  1.   Suitable for all Piezo Actuator Nanopositioning Systems Nov 25, 2015

    The All-Rounder Among the Digital Controllers

  2.   Piezo-Based Ultrasonic Drives Open Up New Opportunities Jun 10, 2015

    No Compromises Allowed For Mobile Drug Pumps

  3.   High-resolution Positioning Systems in Miniaturized Design Jun 5, 2015

    The Advantages of Being Small

  4.   PI is the Strategic Partner for ZEISS: Bundled Expertise for the Highest Packing Apr 17, 2015

    Using lithography lenses from ZEISS, increasingly smaller and more powerful microchips can be produced.

  5.   What Makes Piezo Actuators Suitable for Industrial and Space Applications? Apr 17, 2015

    Piezo actuators convert electrical energy directly into mechanical energy and allow for motions with a resolution in the sub-nanometer range.

  6. DuraAct Power Piezo Composite Patch Transducer Feb 13, 2015

    Efficient and Unique with Multilayer Ceramics Uses d33 Effect.

  7. Small Size and High Resolution for 10-6 hPa Feb 13, 2015

    Miniature Stage only 24 mm wide with a Resolution of 0.5 nm Physik Instrumente (PI) has now introduced vacuum-compatible versions of the LPS-24 series.

  8. More Space for Future Development: PI miCos Enhances Capacities for Precision Po Feb 13, 2015

    PI miCos builds on expansion: After only eight months construction time, the PI subsidiary moved into the new building section at its Eschbach location near Freiburg.

  9.   High-Dynamics Hexapod Uses Magnetic Direct Drives Feb 13, 2015

    At the SPS IPC Drives 2014 trade show in Nuremberg, Germany, Physik Instrumente (PI) unveiled its newly developed parallel kinematic Hexapod systems with magnetic direct drives.

  10. Piezo-Based Ultrasonic Drives Open Up New Opportunities Jul 6, 2015

    No Compromises Allowed For Mobile Drug Pumps

  11. 100 Billion Cycles Without Failures or Loss in Performance Apr 20, 2015

    Piezo Actuators – The First Choice for Reliability The service life and reliability of piezo actuators strongly depends on the environmental conditions at the site of application.

  12. Motorized Rotary Stage with High Precision with Air Bearing and Vacuum Option Jun 10, 2013

    A variety of high resolution rotation positioners for instrumentation and automation is offered by PI miCos.

  13. Nano-Indentation / Materials Testing w/ Scanning Probe Microscopy / Piezo Stages Jul 6, 2011

    A flexible nano-indentation system by Micro Materials Ltd. offers a variety of methods for materials characterization, including nano-indentation, nano-impact and nano-scratch and wear measurements.

  14. Nanopositioning Systems Catalog: Piezo Stages, Motors, Controllers Jun 8, 2011

    PI, a leading manufacturer of nanopositioning stages & precision motion-control equipment for bio-medical, semiconductor, imaging & nanotechnology applications, releases a new nanopositioning catalog.

  15. AFM Scanner Catalog: Planar Piezo Stages for Atomic Force Microscopes, SPM Mar 29, 2011

    Piezo nanopositioning stage specialist PI has released a new catalog on planar piezo scanners for Atomic Force Microscopy and Scanning Probe Microscopes.

  16. Ultrasonic Motor Linear Actuator for Precision Automation Jan 28, 2011

    PI's new M-272 linear actuator for automation applications based on a maintenance-free PILine® ultrasonic ceramic piezo motor. * Fast: 200 mm/sec (8”/sec) * Travel range 50 mm

  17. Nano-Positioning and Piezo Technology Solutions for Medical Design Jan 5, 2011

    Piezo & Motion Control Specialist PI has published a brochure on advanced motion control solutions for medical design

  18. Piezo Mechanics Catalog: Piezo Actuators, Piezo Motors, Piezo Stage Systems Nov 5, 2010

    PI a leading manufacturer of piezo ceramic actuators and precision motion-control equipment for semiconductor, biomedical & nanotechnology applications has released a new catalog on Piezo Mechanisms

  19. Miniature 6-Axis Robot / Parallel Kinematics Hexapod Nano-Alignment System Feb 25, 2010

    Nanopositioning specialist PI has shown its latest 6-axis robotics precision alignment system - the M-810 parallel kinematics Hexapod at the Photonics West conference.

  20. Piezo-Nanopositioning System for SR-Microscopy: Slide Scanner for Bio-Nanotech Feb 1, 2010

    PI introduced the new P-736 nanopositioning piezo Z-scanner stage at the 2010 BIOS /

  21. PI Launches Low Profile, High Speed Piezomotor Rotary Stage @ Photonics West Jan 22, 2010

    PI introduces a new ultra-low profile (0.6”), direct-driven, high-speed rotary stage based on its proprietary PILine® piezomotor drive technology at this year’s SPIE Photonics West conference.

  22. Paper: Nanopositioning Technique for Image Resolution Enhancement Nov 30, 2009

    Auburn, MA –– Piezo nanopositioning specialist PI has published a paper on image resolution enhancement and image stabilization for electronic imaging sensors based on fast piezo actuation.

  23. Nanopositioning goes 24 Bit: USB Interface and High-Resolution DA/AD Converters Oct 5, 2009

    Piezo system specialist PI introduces a new generation of 24-bit resolution, nanopositioning stage controllers. They will enable <100 picometer command resolution even for long-travel stages (>1mm).

  24. Beam Steering & Image Stabilization with new Controller Sep 1, 2009

    Piezo systems specialist PI introduces the E-616 line of multi-channel controllers for piezo steering mirror platforms.

  25. Researchers win $25000 NanoInnovation Grant™ forFast Mechanical Nanostimulator Jun 15, 2009

    August 2007, Andrea Lelli, Eric A. Stauffer and Jeffrey R. Holt, Department of Neuroscience, University of Virginia Medical School have won the $25,000 PI (Physik Instrumente) NanoInnovation Grant™

  26. PI News: P-545 PInano™ Super-Resolution Microscopy Piezo Stage & Controller May 5, 2009

    The inventor of Piezo-Z nanofocusing drives—has extended its line of piezo stages for super-resolution microscopy.

  27. PI News: 2009 Nano Positioning Technology & Piezo Positioning Systems Book by PI Mar 17, 2009

    Nanopositioning & Piezo Technology Specialist PI has issued the 2009 hard-cover catalog entitled "Piezo Nano Positioning Inspirations 2009". This free guide is a must for any nanotechnology library.

  28. Piezo Nanopositioning Motor Actuator / Replaces Clasiccal Actuators Jan 26, 2009

    Piezo specialist PI introduces the novel N-380 / N-381 NEXACT® piezo ceramic linear motors to replace motor-lead-screw actuators and piezo-worm type actuators.

  29. Efficient Piezo Amplifier Module provides High Power Sep 25, 2008

    Nanopositioning & piezo system specialist PI introduces the new E-617 high-power piezo amplifier OEM module. It is ideally suited for high-dynamics switching (valves) and scanning applications.

  30. Catalog: Nanopositioning, Piezo Stage Systems, Motion Control Solutions Jul 31, 2008

    PI's new Nanopositioning Catalog Offers Precision Motion Control Solutions for High-Tech Industries

  31. Micro Piezo Linear Motor Slide Ideal for Fast Switching, Optics Alignment Jun 26, 2008

    The P-653 micro slide moves up to 2 mm in a few millisecs, ideal for optics switching & alignment

  32. PI's Piezo Ceramic actuators are sterile, fast and non-magnetic Mar 18, 2008

    These replace classical actuators & components in precision motion control applications.

  33. 6-Axis Nanopositioning System for Vacuum Applications Mar 6, 2008

    The M-824 Vacuum Hexapod 6-Axis micropositioning and alignment system from nanopositioning specialist PI provides high resolution motion in 6 degrees of freedom.

  34. 6-Axis and 3-Axis Parallel Kinematic Stages (Hexapod & Tripod) Provide Nanometer Precise Motion Mar 6, 2008

    PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. offers a new brochure on Hexapod 6-Axis Parallel Kinematics Robots and Positioning Systems as well as Tripod stages.

  35. PI News: Capacitive Displacement Sensor Brochure & Tutorial Available Mar 6, 2008

    A new brochure featuring a tutorial on single- and dual-plate capacitive sensors and applications is available from PI (Physik Instrumente).

  36. Piezoelectric Composite Patch Transducer Combines Multiple Functions: Actuator, Sensor, Energy Source & Storage in One Mar 6, 2008

    A leading manufacturer of piezo-based precision motion-control equipment for engineering, nanotechnology, photonics and semiconductor applications — introduces the new P-876 line of piezo composite patch transducers.

  37. Ultra-Compact Piezoelectric Linear Amplifier Supplies Power to Nanopositioning Actuators Mar 6, 2008

    Piezo nanopositioning specialist PI offers the miniature E-831 OEM (add-on) piezo driver module (piezo power supply)

  38. PI News: Long-travel P-871 closed-loop piezo bender actuators Mar 6, 2008

    The long-travel P-871 closed-loop piezo bender actuators are based on PI’s ceramic encapsulated PICMA® multilayer actuator technology and provide travel close to 2 mm

  39. Piezo-Z Table for Scanning Microscopy, Fast Focussing Mar 6, 2008

    The P-612 Piezo-Z stage was designed to provide very fast response, sub-nanometer precision and highly repeatable motion in the Z-axis.

  40. Precision Beam Steering Systems for Lithography, Optical Communications, Imaging use Parallel Kinematics Piezo Drives Mar 6, 2008

    Beam steering speed and accuracy are important for many high tech applications from lithography to optical communications. Piezo electric beam steering mechanisms achieve ultra-high angular precision and speed.

  41. New Literature: Capacitive Position Sensors - Nanometrology Solutions Brochure Available for Download Mar 6, 2008

    PISeca™ D-510 series capacitive displacement gauges perform high-precision, non-contact measurements.

  42. PI News: New Hybrid Linear Stage provides higher Resolution, Dynamics Mar 6, 2008

    The new M-511.HD hybrid nanopositioning linear stage overcomes the limitations of conventional precision positioning systems.

  43. PI News: Finger-Tip Sized Linear Stage with Ultrasonic Linear Motor Mar 6, 2008

    PI’s patented P-652 piezoelectric linear-motor driven translation stage is significantly smaller than other miniature-stages and provides very high speed and resolution.

  44. PI News: Piezo-Z Objective Nanostepping Drive Systems for Fast 3D Microscopy are Easily Integrated Mar 6, 2008

    A series of high-speed microscopy objective Z-scanner systems for 3-D microscopy applications provides 10 to 20 times faster settling than conventional stepper z-motors.

  45. Piezoelectric Miniature Linear Step Motor Combines Nanometer Precision & High Forces Mar 6, 2008

    The new N-310 Miniature Linear Motor from PI provides higher forces and resolution in a smaller package.

  46. High-Dynamics Piezo Nanopositioning Actuator for Laser & Spectrophotometer Tunin Mar 6, 2008

    Linear nanopositioning actuator - continuous tuning & wavelength sweeps of lasers & monochromators

  47. PI News: Fast Linear Scanning Stage Provides 100 nm Resolution, Speed to 270 mm/ Mar 6, 2008

    Fast V-106 QuickScan™ Linear Stage - up to 20mm (0.8in) of travel and resolution to 100 nanometers.

  48. New Brochure on Miniature Precision Linear Stages By PI Mar 6, 2008

    PI offers a new brochure on Precision Miniature Linear Translation Stages.

  49. PI News: AFM Scanner Piezo Controller Provides 25 Picometers Resolution Mar 6, 2008

    A new high-resolution positioning & scanning system providing 25 picometers resolution is available.