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The NPXY300-291 nanopositioner is the latest addition to nPoint's piezo stage lineup. This new stage is designed for advanced research and OEM markets where speed, precision, and flexibility are paramount.

nPoint Offers Large Aperture Piezo Stage for Precision Microscopy Applications

Middleton, WI | Posted on November 19th, 2013

The NPXY300-291 nanopositioning stage from nPoint is a piezo driven, flexure guided stage, designed for high speed and nanometer precision.The stage has a large aperture (85mm X 95mm) yet is very thin (23mm). With a position noise of 1nm the NPXY300-291 provides the accuracy necessary for today's advanced applications. When paired with the LC.402 DSP controller, the system provides closed-loop capability via capacitive sensors. The NPXY300-291 has travel of 300µm in both the X and Y axis and with the large aperture, creates a great deal of flexibility for incorporation in optics and nanotechnology systems. A resonant frequency of 240Hz allows for scanning of up to 24Hz and settling times less than 20ms.

As the latest addition to nPoint's piezo stage offering, the NPXY300-291 can be used in a variety of areas including research, manufacturing, and as an OEM system component.

Application examples include: near-field scanning optical microscopy, scanning probe microscopy, optical microscopy, lithography, nanometer-scale manipulation, metrology, and optical fiber alignment.

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About nPoint Inc.
nPoint focuses on developing solutions for high specification nanopositioning needs. Located in Middleton, WI nPoint is an industry leader in precision nanopositioning in the global market. nPoint’s piezo driven flexure stages, piezo drivers, and closed-loop DSP controllers are used in research, aerospace, semiconductor manufacturing, optics, and automotive industries.

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