Home > News > Motion control at the speed of a human hair
May 16th, 2007
Motion control at the speed of a human hair
Three Dutch organisations are collaborating to develop a motion control system that they hope will deliver motion and positioning accuracies that can be measured in nanometers. The technology will be able to work in three dimensions at speeds comparable to the rate of growth a human hair - 1nm/s.
The €4 million NewMotion project has attracted €1.2 million of funding from the EU-backed Stimulus programme that funds projects in the Eindhoven region. The three participants are the motion control specialist Nyquist Industrial Control, the Technical University of Eindhoven (TU/e), and FEI Electron Optics, a company that develops high-tech analytical systems for nanotechnology applications.
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers
Entanglement on a chip: Breakthrough promises secure communications and faster computers January 27th, 2015
Nanoshuttle wear and tear: It's the mileage, not the age January 26th, 2015
Detection of Heavy Metals in Samples with Naked Eye January 26th, 2015
Engineering self-assembling amyloid fibers January 26th, 2015
Visualizing interacting electrons in a molecule: Scientists at Aalto University and the University of Zurich have succeeded in directly imaging how electrons interact within a single molecule January 26th, 2015
Graphene brings quantum effects to electronic circuits January 22nd, 2015
EnvisioNano: An image contest hosted by the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) January 22nd, 2015
New Molecular Beam Epitaxy deposition equipment at the ICN2 January 22nd, 2015