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QuickScan™ series voice coil scanning stages provide up to 20 mm travel and resolution to 100 nm. They were designed for motion-control applications in bio / nanotechnology, photonics & semiconductors
Cost-Effective PCI-bus Motion Controller Card w/ On-Board Amplifiers
QuickScan™ systems are driven by a PCI-bus motion controller card with on-board linear servo amplifiers. Based on a frictionless, backlash-free, voice coil linear motor drive and a high-precision optical encoder featuring 100 nanometer resolution, the systems provide extremely smooth motion with velocities to 240 mm /s (~ 9.6 inch/s).
Higher Dynamics & Lifetime than Screw-Type Drive Mechanisms
V-106 QuickScan™stages achieve significantly higher dynamics than leadscrew-based units with scanning frequencies to 20 Hz and above for small loads. Another advantage of the frictionless voice coil drive is greater reliability and lifetime than screw-type drive mechanisms. For high-throughput positioning applications, the short settling times of 75 ms for 5 mm step are a real benefit.
Features & Advantages
These closed-loop scanning & positioning stages were designed for high-dynamics precision motion control applications, like those in biotechnology; laser beam control; scanning; optics; lens finishing; and fiber optics.
More information on the V-106 is available here
About Physik Instrumente:
PI is the industry leader in ultra-precision motion control devices for nanoscale manufacturing, test and research applications in industries from biotechnology to semiconductors. PI has been developing and manufacturing standard & custom precision products with piezoelectric and electromagnetic drives for 35+ years. The company has been ISO 9001 certified since 1994 and provides innovative, high-quality solutions for OEM and research. PI is present worldwide with eight subsidiaries and total staff of 400+.
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