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PIOne Sensors – High Performance for Nano-Positioning Systems

An In-house Development for Precision over Large Travel Ranges

For conventional nanopositioning with piezo actuators and large travel ranges from 1 mm, incremental position sensors such as PIOne are used instead of capacitive sensors. Dr. Axel Grabowski, Head of Sensor Development at PI and developer of PIOne, explains the advantages of the the incremental position sensor with maximum resolution and moderate energy consumption.


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Advantages and Applications of Custom Direct Drive Motors

Special Voice Coil, 3 Phase Linear & Torque Designs

4 Advantages of Optical Active Alignment


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Enabling Large-Format Industrial Productivity

Award-Winning PI Fast Alignment Technology Comes to ACS Controls

PI’s fast optimization technology has proven to dramatically improve production economics in processes as diverse as photonics wafer probing, device packaging, and chip testing and even laser and optical equipment manufacturing. Now the flexible combination of PI´s industrial stages and new alignment-enabled controls from ACS address additional tough throughput and yield challenges for photonics...


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How is the Still or Video Image Quality of Cameras Reliably Measured and Evaluated?

DxOMark Image Labs uses a PI hexapod to simulate camera movements in image stabilization testing

Taking sharp pictures despite poor lighting conditions, taking snapshots without blurring, recognizing traffic signs in driver assistance systems, or identifying dangerous situations in surveillance systems - all of this is possible today with the help of modern cameras. But how good is the still and video image quality of a camera or smartphone?


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Compact Automated XYZ Fiber Alignment System

Fast Multistage Approach in an Affordable Modular Concept


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High Dynamics Motion Systems and Advanced Motion Controllers Boost Throughput in Laser Material Processing Applications

The Difference between Position Accuracy and Repeatability and Methods to Reduce Position Errors

What is a Servo Positioner?


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An Open Invitation for Technology Lead Organisations Working in Precision Automation to attend our Free Conference and Lunch.

An Open Invitation for Technology Lead Organisations Working in Precision Automation to attend our Free Conference and Lunch.


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