Announcements

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. has promoted these products / services:

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Piezo Transducer for Blood Flow Monitoring

During surgery, it is critical that the surgeon has real time evaluation of blood vessels in order to make assessments related to the flow of blood. Piezo transducers are at the core of modern blood flow monitors. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - L-406 Compact Linear Stage

The linear stage has a ground precision leadscrew that ensures smooth running. The combination of recirculating ball bearing and the stress-relieved aluminum base ensures good performance data. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Fast 6-Axis Hexapod

Parallel-kinematic design for six degrees of freedom making it significantly more compact and stiff than serial-kinematic systems, higher dynamic range, no moved cables: Higher reliability, reduced friction. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Rotary Stages & Goniometers

The PI group has extensive knowledge in the design and manufacture of highly precise rotation stages and positioning systems. Customers use our rotary stages in a variety of applications, such as beamline instrumentation, fiber-optical alignment, semiconductor inspection, bio-medical instrumentation, and X-ray crystallography. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - New High-Speed Piezo Z-Stage & Digital Controller

Sub-atomic resolution and extremely fast response allow researchers to create higher-quality images faster. PI provides a large variety of fast Z-Stages and collar piezo objective positioners for 3D imaging. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - F-712.xAx Multi-Axis SiP Alignment Systems

New complete systems for ultrafast alignment tasks are available in single or double-sided arrays. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - S-335 Miniaturized Fast Steering Mirror Platforms

PI’s new small steering stages find use in microscopy, semiconductor manufacture, optics, and photonics. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - V-408 Linear Stage with Magnetic Direct Drive

PI’s new stage is well-suited for industrial automation applications with high demands on dynamics, duty cycles and nanopositioning precision. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Miniature Piezoelectric Tubes

Available in two sizes and custom designs, these new tubes are suitable for the most precise applications. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - U-723 Mini XY Stage for Precision Scanning

Lightweight, fast and stable, the unique new ultrasonic motor stages from PI are easy to control and integrate into industry and research applications. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Q-845 and N-865 Multi-Axis

Industries such as micro-assembly, semiconductor testing, and automated photonics packaging require multi-axis motion with nanometer precision and dependability. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - A-60x MTT X-Y-Tip-Tilt Stage

New platforms provide precise payload alignment with four additional degrees of freedom. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - H-811.i2 Compact Higher Performance Hexapod

New Compact Hexapod with Higher Performance for Industrial Alignment Applications

Designed to deliver 2x velocity and 8x higher resolution (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - V-731 XY Linear Motor Drive

This new planar drive is designed for the nanopositioning demands of metrology and precision automation applications. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - “V8 Power” and Nanometer Precision Positioning

Ideal for industrial applications, high push/pull and holding forces qualify this non-magnetic drive as the fastest and strongest of its size class. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - LMS-180 Precision Positioning Stage

PI’s new family of industrial-class direct-drive positioners supports high-load and multi-axis combinations. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - C-663.12 Mercury Motion Controller

2,048 Microstep Resolution Achieved with New Cost-Effective Compact Stepper Motor Controller - PI’s popular Mercury motion controller features higher resolution and more power. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - L-239 High-Load Linear Actuator

A linear actuator is a positioning device that provides motion in 1 degree of freedom. Designed for highly accurate and fast repetitive industrial applications, the L-239 compact linear actuator is the newest addition to the suite of motion control solutions available from precision positioning systems industry leader PI (Physik Instrumente). (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - A-81x Motion Controller for Air Bearing Stages

Geared towards precision industrial motion and automation systems, this new controller integrates digital servo, drivers, and power supply in one package. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - New Piezoelectric Solutions Catalog

Industry, OEMs, and research benefit from PI’s many years of design and manufacturing experience of piezoelectric components. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - E-872 OEM Driver for Miniature Positioning Systems

PI (Physik Instrumente) LP, known industry-wide for precision motion components, systems, and solutions, announces a new OEM driver for miniaturized piezo inertia positioning stages. Applications include precision opto-mechanical alignment, bio-medical instrumentation, photonics alignment automation, microscopy, micro-manipulation. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - E-754 Nanopositioning Controller for Piezo Stages

Once again, PI has improved upon its best in class with a new reference-class digital controller / driver offering higher bandwidth and resolution, along with 3 times the driver power of its predecessor. From the nanopositioning systems industry leader, the E-754 is designed for closed-loop piezo mechanisms with capacitive position feedback sensors. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - L-402 Miniature Linear Positioning Stage

The L-402 compact linear stage is the newest addition to the suite of motion control solutions available from precision positioning systems industry leader PI (Physik Instrumente). Delivering performance and reliability at minimized cost, this affordable miniature linear positioner is well-suited for micromanipulation, test systems, and opto-mechanical alignment automation applications. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - L-408 Compact Linear Translation Stage

L-408 Compact Linear Translation Stage Combines High Payload with Precision with Affordability (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Parallel Positioners and Stacked Serial Kinematics

What is the Difference between Parallel Positioners and Stacked Serial Kinematics? (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - High-Power Piezo Amplifier / Servo Controller

Fields of application

  • Fast switching applications in valves or pumps
  • Microstructure analysis
  • Active vibration absorber
(read more)
PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - High-Power Amplifier for Piezo Actuators

Modular System for Continuous Dynamic Applications (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - High Power Piezo Driver for High Frequency Motion

High Power Piezo Driver for High Frequency Motion, Fast Switching & Dispensing Applications
(read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Precision Robotics and Automation

Precision Robotics and Automation: Hexapods Advance Production Processes (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - 160-page catalog on piezo motor solutions from PI

PI’s new comprehensive piezo motor solutions catalog covers a large number of linear, rotary, and multi-axis motion systems based on a variety of piezo motor types along with their appropriate controllers and drivers.
(read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Dynamic Voice Coil-Driven Linear Scanning Stages

Compact, Highly Dynamic Voice Coil-Driven Linear Scanning Stages, Released by PI

Features & Advantages

• Travel Ranges 5, 10, and 20mm
• Voice Coil Linear Motor Direct Drive
• No Moving Cables
• Velocity up to 250 mm/s
• Linear Encoder, 0.1 Micrometers Resolution
• Crossed Rol... (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - The new N-565 linear positioner.

An ultra-precise motor in a compact, flat stage design facilitates mechanical integration of the new N-565 linear positioner. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - High Precision in Any Aspect

High Precision in Any Aspect with PI's New Rotary Air Bearing Series (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - New family of linear, rotary, and Z-axis stages

High-end industrial and research applications rely on precision motion stages and systems to execute mission-critical procedures and processes. PI, a lead provider of nanopositioning and motion control solutions, has developed its new family of linear, rotary, and Z-axis stages to meet those demanding requirements. Meet the L-310 vertical stage, the L-611 rotary stage, and the L-511 line... (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Honey I Shrunk the V-8! New Powerful PiezoMotor

Ideal for industrial applications, high push/pull and holding forces qualify this non-magnetic drive as the fastest and strongest of its size class. Meet the N-331. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Ideal for scanning or high-resolution positioning

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. will be showcasing the newly released A-311 PIglide IS Series compact, planar XY air bearing stage at SPIE Photonics West- the world's largest conference on photonics related technologies. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Piezo Stage Package

Cost-Effective Piezo Stage Package for High-Resolution Microscopy Released by PI
Affordable system with a new all-digital servo controller and auto-calibration chip, long-life PICMA® piezo drives comes in 6 different variations optimized for travel range, speed, linearity, and stability. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Precision 6-Axis Motion from Two New PI Hexapods

High-Load and Compact: Precision 6-Axis Motion from Two New PI Hexapods

6-axis parallel positioning systems provide precision and versatility for loads from 2 kg to 1,000+ kg. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Magnetic Direct Drive Stages

New Linear Motor Stages with Magnetic Direct Drives and New Motion Controller, from PI

Ultra-precise linear motor stages are well-suited for industry and research positioning and scanning applications, such as found in precision automation, micro-assembly, biotechnology, laser beam control, optics, lens testing, and photonics alignment. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Ultra-Stable Microscope XY Stage Packages

2016 Neuroscience Conference Debuts PI's Ultra-Stable Microscope XY Stage Packages

High-end system provides 10nm resolution, auto-locking with no drift, for extremely stable images. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - 4-Channel Dynamic Digital Piezo Controller

PI's New 4-Channel Dynamic Cost-Effective Digital Piezo Controller
Also available for quick delivery, this controller is well-suited for multi-axis applications from microscopy to semiconductor metrology. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - High-Speed NanoCube 3-Axis Piezo Motion Stage

PI's New High-Speed, NanoCube 3-Axis Piezo Motion Stage
Higher scanning speed, ceramic-insulated acutators for long life, flexures for friction-free motion, and capactive sensors for sub-nm precise positioning make this new piezo nanopositioner ideal for fast fiber alignment and microscopy applications. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Fast Multichannel Photonics Alignment Engine

PI's Award-Winning Fast Multichannel Photonics Alignment Engine (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Compact Linear Piezo Stages

Compact Linear Piezo Stages offer Nanometer Resolution and Extended Travel Ranges, from PI

PI's new PIHera X stages with travel to 1800 µm and <0.1nm resolution. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - New Multi-Axis Positioning Family

New Multi-Axis Positioning Family: Vertical, Rotary, Linear Stages from PI

These stages can be combined to create 360° / XY / XYZ motion systems. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Variable Travel Ranges and Axis Configuration

• Travel ranges 50 to 1800 µm
• Resolution to 0.1 nm
• Positioning accuracy 0.02 %
• Direct metrology with capacitive sensors
• X, XY, Z, XYZ versions (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - High-Precision XY Nanopositioning Systems

• Travel ranges 50 to 1800 µm
• Resolution to 0.1 nm
• Positioning accuracy 0.02 %
• Direct metrology with capacitive sensors
• X, XY, Z, XYZ versions (read more)

News articles and press releases for PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P.:

06/22/2019

PI Ceramic (PIC), a subsidiary of global precision motion and piezo technology solutions leader PI (Physik Instrumente), announced their investment to enlarge their current facilities in Lederhose, Germany.

05/19/2019

Precision automation solutions for Fiber Array Alignment, Laser Machining, and Optical Inspection

01/22/2019

PI will highlight its new gantries, automation sub-systems for laser material processing, and silicon photonics (SiP) alignment engines in addition to novel piezoceramic drive solutions and motion and control technologies.

01/18/2019

Rego’s solid understanding of and relationship with US-based internal design and manufacturing teams complements his 18 years of growth and leadership in PI’s sales operations.

10/10/2018

PI Shareholders appointed Dr. Patrick Pertsch as a Managing Director on the General Management team of PI Ceramic GmbH (PIC), effective October 1, 2018. PI Ceramic

08/07/2018

PI (Physik Instrumente), known for innovative precision motion control solutions, has founded a new company with the sole focus of innovation.

04/10/2018

Bocher’s experience in the microscopy industry strengthens PI’s commitment to develop novel precision motion and nanopositioning solutions for this important and growing market.

03/26/2018

See new products and displays in Long Beach, CA on March 27 & 28 at the leading tradeshow of advanced technologies for aerospace and defense manufacturing.

02/22/2018

PI’s automated high-speed alignment system is a finalist in the Advances in Manufacturing category. Winners will be announced at the PIC conference 10 - 11 April 2018, Brussels, Belgium.

09/14/2017

PI wins actuator contract from ESO for ELT telescope.

08/08/2017

Jolliffe takes over the responsibility of developing PI’s business in industrial precision automation.

08/03/2017

PI’s new silicon photonics (SiP) alignment engines will be a fan favorite, along with precision motion and control technologies, at Optics+Photonics in San Diego, starting August 6, 2017.

07/27/2017

The doors are open of it’s new 108,000ft² technology facility at worldwide headquarters in Karlsruhe, Germany.

07/06/2017

Motion control highlights included engineered systems by PI of precision automation solutions for silicon photonics, biotechnology,and touch display testing.

06/22/2017

Precision automation solutions for Si Photonics, Laser Machining and Touch Display Testing – provided by PI’s engineered systems group.

06/08/2017

As a technology leader, PI continues to invest in research and development of motion and positioning applications with precision, speed, and stability.

03/07/2017

PI’s automated high-speed alignment engine is honored with a 2017 Lightwave Innovation Reviews Award given for unique solutions in optical communications.

02/02/2017

PI’s automated high-speed alignment engine was selected as a PIC Awards finalist in the Advances in Manufacturing category. Winners will be announced at the PIC conference 07 - 08 Mar 2017, Brussels, Belgium.

01/26/2017

PI will highlight its new silicon photonics (SiP) alignment engines in addition to precision motion and control technologies at Photonics West in San Francisco, starting January 28, 2017.

01/25/2017

PI, a global leader in nanopositioning and precision motion equipment with headquarters in Karlsruhe, Germany, has acquired 80% of Israel based ACS Motion Control.

04/08/2016

Precision motion and nanopositioning solutions leader PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. recently announced the construction of a new Technology Center at its worldwide headquarters in Karlsruhe, Germany.

11/30/2015

PI (Physik Instrumente) Expands in Europe November 2015, Auburn, MA – Motion and precision positioning systems leader PI (Physik Instrumente) is proud to announce the expansion of its worldwide offices to Benelux. ALT,

03/04/2015

San Francisco, CA -- Precision motion leader PI (Physik Instrumente) has introduced their new air bearing stage and system capabilities....

07/16/2014

Auburn, MA –Precision Motion specialist PI (Physik Instrumente) introduces a new 6-axis positioning system with 1000lbs load capacity. The new H-850KMLD hexapod system provides 1µm minimum incremental motion over a 100mm

07/08/2014

Auburn, MA -- Precision Motion specialist Physik Instrumente (PI) has introduced two new, vacuum compatible versions of its compact N-470 PiezoMike precision screw-type actuator family.

04/08/2012

Piezo transducer specialist PI has published a new brochure on medical applications of piezo ceramic actuators, transducers and motion components.

06/06/2011

PI, a leading manufacturer of nanopositioning stages releases a new Nanopositioning Systems Catalog

03/11/2011

Piezo Positioners for AFM Scanners, Scanning Probe Microscopes, Planar Piezo Stages Piezo Positioner Catalog

02/25/2011

M-811 Miniature Hexapod 6-Axis Positioner is Vacuum Compatible Vacuum Hexapods

02/17/2011

PI Nanopositioning stage cited in MIT Patent app HIGH-RESOLUTION 3D IMAGING OF SINGLE SEMICONDUCTOR NANOCRYSTALS Piezo Positioners for Nanopositioning

02/15/2011

PI Hexapod 6-Axis positioner chosen for LISA Pathfinder space mission. M-824 Hexapod News Release

02/07/2011

PI Sponsor and Participant @ Aspen SMB Single Molecule Conference Microscope Stages for Single Molecule Microscopy

02/05/2011

Nanopatterning of Inorganic and Polymeric Substrates by Indentation Lithography: Piezo Positioners

02/01/2011

High-Stability Microscope Stages w/ Longer Travel Ranges: Ultrasonic Motors provide higher performance. XY Microscope Stages

09/15/2010

Medical Applications for Micropositioning & Piezo Motors: Microdosing, Dispensing, Piezo Pumps, Valves for Drug Delivery Air Bubble Detector Medical Motors, Sterile Actuators for Medical Engineering

07/20/2010

New White Paper on Reliability of Multilayer Piezo Stacks Piezo Positioner White Paper

07/07/2010

Advances in Medical Design based on precision piezo positioners Piezo Positioner in Medical Engineering

08/08/2009

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. http://www.pi.ws

05/18/2009

Auburn, MA, PI L.P. a leading manufacturer of nanopositioning and precision motion control equipment has opened an online store to better support its North American customer base. http://store.pi-usa.us

04/14/2009

Low Profile Microscopy Stage Ultra-Long Lifetime Piezo Drives Cost Effective w/ Low-Cost Piezoresistive Sensors 24 Bit Controller PI Nano PDF

04/12/2009

Scanning Stage for Pixel Sub-Stepping: Enhances Image Resolution 4 Cost Effective Designs Travel 4 µm to 40 µm Piezo Scanners

02/24/2009

PI introduces the new 530 page hardbound nanopositioning & piezo catalog. PDF @ www.pi.ws/2009cat

02/18/2009

Auburn, MA, Feb 2009 -- Nanopositioning & Piezo Technology Specialist PI, has issued the 2009 catalog. The catalog can be ordered for free or downloaded at http://www.physikinstrumente.com/en/news/fullnews.php?newsid=149

01/01/2009

Auburn, MA — PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. is ramping up its manufacturing capabilities in the US. www.pi-usa.us

05/01/2008

Piezo Stage Specialist PI has founded a new Sales & Support Office in the UK -- PI (Physik Instrumente) Ltd. This move comes after a new office had been established in France, recently.