PI's high-speed NanoCube 3-axis piezo motion stage

The new P-616 NanoCube XYZ piezo scanner is a redesign of PI's successful P-611, 3D positioning stage. Now based on a parallel-kinematic design, with only one lightweight moving platform for all 3 axes, higher precision and dynamics are available in a more compact package. As the newest miniature multi-axis stage from PI, the P-616 NanoCube is described as the smallest and lightest system with capacitive feedback delivering 100um travel range.

The positioner is operated with PI's new E-727 digital servo piezo controller. Compared with conventional analogue piezo controllers, it offers the advantage of higher linearity, faster settling and scanning speed, and easy access to all motion parameters. An all-inclusive software package is included: drivers for LabVIEW, dynamic libraries for Windows and Linux, MATLAB. Interfaces consist of USB, SPI, RS-232, and analog. Supported functions include Wave generator, data recorder, auto zero, and trigger I/O.

The XYZ stage is driven by ceramic-encapsulated, preloaded PICMA piezo actuators that provide better performance and reliability than conventionally insulated piezo actuators. Actuators, guidance, and sensors are maintenance-free, not subject to wear, and offer extraordinary lifetime and cost-effectiveness. In reliability tests carried out by NASA/JPL for the Mars Mission, the actuators survived 100 billion cycles without failures.

Fields of applications include photonics alignment, microscopy, 3D imaging, screening, surface analysis, and wafer inspection.

Follow the link for specifications, datasheet and more information about the P-616 NanoCube XYZ piezo scanner from PI.

PI (Physik Instrumente) Ltd

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Cranfield Technology Park
Bedford
MK43 0AN
UNITED KINGDOM

+44 (0)1234 756360

info@pi.ws

www.pi.ws

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