SPIE. Photonex + Vacuum Technologies

SPIE. Space, Satellites + Sustainability 2021 | 28 - 30 September 2021 - Glasgow


SPIE. Photonex + Vacuum Technologies is the UK’s premier photonics event combined with Europe’s leading event for vacuum-enabled techniques and processes and is taking place from 28 to 30 September 2021 in Glasgow, this year it is co-located with SPIE. Space, Satellites + Sustainability 2021; highlighting newly operational satellite systems providing new sensors supporting sustainability.

Come visit PI on stand 311 in the free exhibition and find out more about PI's groundbreaking parallel gradient search for active alignment of Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) and Silicon Photonic devices, allowing simultaneous optimisation of multiple degrees of freedom, elements and channels. 


Register for free admission here

Clear Concise Guidance from the Experts

Do you have questions about our solutions?

Our specialists are happy to help you!

Access award winning solutions to achieve high-performance:

Reliable high quality components from a broad technology pipeline
Flexibility and Customisation
High throughput and accuracy, synchronised control of multiple axes
Standard configurations - fast delivery times
Plug and play for fast commissioning
Global support and servicing for high reliability and uptime

For more information about these positioning technologies and their importance for research development and manufacturing of silicon photonics devices, quantum computing devices, and anything of this sort, your best first place for information is to your local PI applications engineer. 

Exhibits on Display Live and in Motion at Our Trade Fair Stand

Applications and Technology

Understanding your individual needs to build our futures together

  • Market-proven solutions for photonics processing
  • Competent advice - right from the start
  • Flexible configuration and application-specific adaptation
  • Different integration levels and high integration capability
  • Comprehensive solutions that combine ease of use and smooth operation while increasing productivity
  • High economic profitability
  • Servicing and support - Always near you - worldwide

Testing and alignment seek to scale up manufacture: 

>>> Read the article in Fibre Systems.

Applications and Technology



Find Your Best Positioning Solution

High-Precision Motion Systems

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BRO71E 2019-06
pdf - 7 MB
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BRO71D 2019-06
pdf - 7 MB
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BRO71CN 2019-07
pdf - 11 MB
White Paper

Enabling Large-Format Industrial Productivity

Award-Winning PI Fast Alignment Technology Comes to ACS Controls

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WP4023E 2019-06
pdf - 757 KB
White Paper

Practical Examples of Parallel Alignment Automation

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WP4010E 2018-04
pdf - 1 MB
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WP4010CN 2018-12
pdf - 786 KB

Discover more with a PI Inspirations Workshop


A place where technical visions become reality.

If you cannot get to ECOC this year you can always visit our Inspirations lab in Cranfield to discover how precision motion technology can solve your positioning or alignment challenge.  
From using simple single axis actuators to multi axis parallel kinematic robots such as the PI Hexapod our applications workshops are designed to inspire you with the ideas you need to help you maximise the speed, accuracy or throughput of your process.

Register your interest in a PI Inspirations workshop here