Whitepapers & Success Stories

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Whitepapers

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Whitepaper: Motion Control and Precision Positioning in Vacuum Environments

WP4005
English
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Whitepaper: Performance of Stepper Motor Axes

Optimization of Precision, Stability, and Repeatability
WP4004 2016-06
WP4004 2016-06
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Whitepaper: Piezo Linear Drives for Laser Technology

Automatic Mirror Positioning in Vacuum and in Inaccessible Places
WP_pi1124
WP_pi1124
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Whitepaper: Technical Progress with Ultrasonic Piezomotors

Precise, Fast, Energy-Saving and Compact
WP pi1038E
WP pi1038E
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Whitepaper: Precision Work on the Human Eye

Piezo-Based Nanopositioning Systems for Ophthalmology
WP pi1099E
WP pi1099E
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Whitepaper: Air Bearings: When to Use and When to Avoid in Your Motion Application

All Positioning Stages are not Created Equal. Author: Matt Reck, PI
WP4003 2015-09
English
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Whitepaper: From Mechanical Engineering to Particle Accelerators

WP_pi1127
English
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Whitepaper: Tailor-Made Positioning Solution for Analytical Methods Performed on a Beamline

Mechanical System Approaches Limit of Technical Feasibility
WP_pi1130
English
pdf - 417 KB
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Whitepaper: 3D Laser Lithography in Biotechnology and Medical Technology

High-Precision, Piezo-Based Nanopositioning Systems Advance Technology
WP_pi1074
WP_pi1074
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Whitepaper: PI Hexapods in Mechanical Engineering

What can be accomplished with parallel kinematics?
WP_pi1113
WP_pi1113
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Whitepaper: Three-Dimensional Laser Writing on the Nanometer Scale

Piezo Drives are Driving Technology Forward
WP_pi1031
WP_pi1031
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Whitepaper: Precise Positioning with Six Degrees of Freedom in Measurement Setups

Hexapods Help Measure Stress in a Model
WP_pi1116
WP_pi1116
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Whitepaper: Flow Rate Measurement

Ultrasonic Sensors for Estimating Consumption in Building Services Engineering and Industry
WP pi4000
WP pi4000
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Whitepaper: Advanced Positioning with PILine®

Positioning Capabilities of PILine® Components
WP4000 R1
English
pdf - 3 MB
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Whitepaper: PI Ultra-High Resolution Microscopy

Ultra-High-Resolution Microscopy in a Modular System
WP pi1114
WP pi1114
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Whitepaper: Reliability of PILine® Components

Lifetime, Wear and Reliability of PILine® Systems
WP4002
English
pdf - 6 MB
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Whitepaper: PI Ultrasound Piezo Elements in Medical Technology

Tool, Therapeutic Device and Sensor
WP pi1095
WP pi1095
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Whitepaper: Reliability of Q-Motion® Systems

Lifetime, Vacuum Applications, Wear
WP4009
WP4009
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Whitepaper: Reliability of Piezoelectric Multilayer Actuators

This paper explains the reliability of piezoceramic multilayer actuators as well as the unique design of the PICMA® co-fired actuators.
English
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Whitepaper: Manufacturing in Cleanrooms at PI (Physik Instrumente)

Capabilities and Capacity
WP4008 R1 09/2017
WP4008 R1 09/2017
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Whitepaper: Piezo Actuators – Drives and Testing Aids

Creating Oscillations - Measuring Oscillations
WP_pi1079
WP_pi1079
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Whitepaper: PICA Stack Reliability Investigation

Some typical test results that demonstrate the reliability of PICA Stack actuators under AC- and DC-operation conditions.
WP_pi11
English
pdf - 44 KB

Success Stories

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Success Story: Fast, High-Precision 3D Surface Inspection

Piezo Actuators Position Objectives
SUCCESS STORY pi1073E
SUCCESS STORY pi1073E
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Success Story: Vibration Isolation for Industry, Laboratory and Research

Piezo Actuators Improve Effectiveness, Reliability and Lifetime
SUCCESS STORY 1049
SUCCESS STORY 1049
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Success Story: Automatic Testing of Photonics Components

Fast, Accurate, and Suitable for Industry
SUCCESS STORY pi1161E
English
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Success Story: Hexapods Proven and Tested in Particle Accelerators

Applying Extremely Thin Layers in a Vaccum Chamber
SUCCESS STORY pi1118
SUCCESS STORY pi1118
SUCCESS STORY pi1118
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Success Story: Optical 3D Surface Measuring Technology

Accurate Profile Reproduction of the Finest Structures Thanks to Piezo Technology and Confocal Technology. Author: Gernot Hamann
SUCESS STORY pi1135
SUCESS STORY pi1135
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Success Story: High-Accuracy and Traceable AFM Measurements on Semiconductors and Step Standards

Positioning in Sub-Nanometer Resolution
SUCCESS STORY pi1110
SUCCESS STORY pi1110
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Success Story: Good Vibrations for Die-sinking EDM

Piezo Actuators Accelerate Microstructuring
SUCCESS STORY pi1119E
SUCCESS STORY pi1119E
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Success Story: Silicon Photonics Set the Pace on the Data Highway

Automated Packaging As Complete Solution
SUCCESS STORY pi1122E
SUCCESS STORY pi1122E
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Succes Story: Focus and Zoom Function for Endoscopes of the Latest Generation

Miniaturized Precision Drives Make It Possible
SUCCESS STORY pi1104E
SUCCESS STORY pi1104E
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Success Story: Laser Beam Steering in Materials Processing, Laser Scanning Microscopy and Ophthalmology

Piezoelectric Drive Components and their Possibilities
SUCCESS STORY pi1100E
SUCCESS STORY pi1100E
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Success Story: Positioning Loads Accurately to the Micrometer

Hexapod at PETRA III
SUCCESS STORY pi1128E
SUCCESS STORY pi1128E
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Success Story: No Compromises Allowed For Mobile Drug Pumps

Piezo-Based Ultrasonic Drives Open Up New Opportunities
SUCCESS STORY pi1132E
SUCCESS STORY pi1132E
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Success Story: PI Ultrasonic Piezo Elements

Ultrasonic Piezo Elements have Countless Applications - From Sonar to Welding Equipment
SUCCESS STORY pi1093
SUCCESS STORY pi1093
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Success Story: PI Ultrasonic Piezo Elements for Sensor Applications

From Level Measurement to Adaptive Systems Technology
SUCCESS STORY pi1094
SUCCESS STORY pi1094
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Success Story: Piezoelectric All-Rounder

Sensor, actuator or both?
SUCCESS_STORY_pi1022
SUCCESS_STORY_pi1022
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Success Story: Drive Elements Made of Piezoelectric Materials

The Driving Force Behind Highly Accurate Dosing Applications
SUCCESS STORY pi1059E
SUCCESS STORY pi1059E
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