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PI is a leading manufacturer of precision motion control and automation systems, hexapod 6-axis parallel robotic stages, air bearing motion systems, Gantry Systems, 3D printing, laser machining, and piezoelectric nano-positioning solutions. Applications include photonics, semiconductor technology, medical engineering, assembly, inspection, materials handling, and bio-nanotechnology. PI has been developing and manufacturing standard & custom precision products with piezoceramic and electromagnetic drives for 4 decades and provides innovative, high-quality solutions for OEM and research including industrial motion controllers (ACS). The PI group employs more than 1,300 people worldwide in 15 subsidiaries and R&D / engineering centers on 3 continents. ISO 9001 certified since 1994.

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Faster Nanopositioning Advances Microscopy & Analytical Instruments: AFM SNOM RAMAN

POSTED 06/07/2019

Faster Imaging / Higher Resolution in Microscopy and Analytical Instrumentation. The video explains how advanced nanopositioning technologies such as piezo direct drive stages, parallel kinematics and ultrasonic ceramic motors and can speed up and improve imaging techniques in Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), Scanning Near-field Optical Microscopy (SNOM) and Confocal Raman Imaging.