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New Brochure explains Nanopositioning Mechanisms for High Resolution Microscopy Applications
PI (Physik Instrumente) LP Posted 01/14/2019
Most types of super resolution microscopes, atomic force microscopes or electron beam microscopes rely on nanopositioning mechanisms to improve resolution, focusing speed, and stability.
Auburn, MA – With today’s technology, positioning of optics or samples with resolution in the sub-nanometer range is feasible and critical for improving the quality of images taken with a variety of techniques including fluorescent, widefield or laser scanning microscopy, SEM, FIB-SEM, TEM, AFM, and correlative microscopy. Even optical stereo microscopes can benefit from advances in precision positioning mechanisms.
Too Many Options? - Simplifying the Selection Process
Selecting the best drive technology for each application can become a tedious job for the microscope designer as well as the researcher. PI’s new “Nanopositioning for Microscopy” brochure simplifies this selection process with informative flow charts and application tables.
Available in print and as interactive PDF with direct links to additional information on the PI website, this comprehensive overview of nanopositioning sample stages, non-magnetic linear motor stages, fast piezo nanofocus drives, objective & lens scanners, and multi-axis motion systems with up to 6 degrees of freedom addresses the needs of both engineers and scientists.
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PI is a leading manufacturer of air bearing stages, piezoelectric solutions, precision motion control equipment, and hexapod parallel-kinematics for semiconductor applications, photonics, bio-nano-technology and medical engineering. PI has been developing and manufacturing standard & custom precision products with piezoceramic and electromagnetic drives for 4 decades. The company has been ISO 9001 certified since 1994 and provides innovative, high-quality solutions for OEM and research. The PI group employs more than 1,300 people worldwide in 15 subsidiaries and R&D / engineering centers on 3 continents.