PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - a leading manufacturer of precision parallel kinematics motion control systems - has released a new miniature hexapod for vacuum applications. A non-vacuum version is also available. The new M-811.STV miniature vacuum-compatible hexapod measures only 130 mm in diameter and 115 mm in height, yet provides precision motion in all six de... (read more)
The new line of high precision rotation stages from PI miCos come in a variety of sizes and with many options. From small, stepper-motor-driven stages, to ultra-high-vacuum compatible units to state-of-the-art air-bearing stages, these precision positioners will meet the most demanding requirements. (read more)
Piezo transducer specialist PI provides new literature on medical applications of piezo ceramic actuators, transducers and motion components. The "Piezo Drive Solutions for Medical Engineering" entitled PDF document is available for download at: (read more)
A new, more affordable series of Fast Piezo Focusing devices is now available from piezo system specialist PI. The new PIFOC® system packages are designed to improve results in fast focusing & lens positioning as well as in deconvolution / 3D imaging, and to reduce costs at the same time (read more)
Miniature 6-Axis Positioner & Micro-Motion Robot
PI's 6-Axis hexapod positioners have many advantages over classical positioners:
Operation in Any Orientation
Rotation Around any Point
High-Stiffness & Load Capacity (2 to 1000kg)
Very Compact, Large Aperture
Linear and Rotary Multi-Axis Scans
Pow... (read more)
The M-663 Piline™ piezo motor stage is the smallest closed-loop ultrasonic linear piezomotor-driven translation stage with linear encoder (100 nanometer resolution). It combines the advantages of piezo-motor drives with PI precision micro mechanics.
PI offers miniature open-loop ultrasonic linear motor driven stages as small as ~9x6x2 mm (model P-652). (read more)
The PInano is a low profile, closed-loop piezo stage for super-resolution microscopy, such as single molecule microscopy. It comes in XY and XYZ configurations. An optional manual XY microscopy stage allows easy installation. (read more)
Auburn, MA – A new brochure from Piezo specialist PI on medical applications of piezo ceramic actuators and components is available for download at:
Piezo motors and actuators have several advantages over classical motion control components. (read more)
Piezo system specialist PI is switching to a new generation of 24-bit resolution nanopositioning stage controllers that will allow <100 picometer command resolution even on the most advanced long-travel piezo flexure nanopositioning stages (1.8 mm motion or 1800 µm) like its P-629 closed-loop multiaxis positioners. (read more)
PI's new E-616 multi-channel controller line for piezo based steering & stabilization mirror platforms is more compact and lower in cost than other systems.
Four open and closed-loop models are available in bench-top and OEM module versions. The closed-loop units contain two servo controllers, sensor circuit channels and 3 power amplifiers.
More: http://www.pi.ws (read more)