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Precision Motion Control Stages for Industrial Automation Projects

Precision linear stages and multi-axis motion systems, driven by high performance motion controllers with intelligent algorithms.

The EM TIC 3X Milling System from Leica Microsystems

The EM TIC 3X Milling System surpasses conventional slope cutting instruments. It can mill at high rates, cut broad and deep into the sample, and create smooth surfaces resulting in high-quality cross-sections of almost any material, quickly and easily.

Mode-Filtered Fiber Amplifier

Using coiled fibers to dramatically increase the power of fiber lasers has led to the fabrication of high-power, high-beam-quality lasers that are compact, rugged, and extremely efficient.

Technology for Forming Thin, Lightweight, Bendable Displays

At nano tech 2009, technology for forming thin, lightweight, bendable displays was presented, from the NEDO project on "Technological Development of Super-Flexible Display Components." Most ordinary semiconductor devices are made using vacuum processes such as deposition. For example, liquid crystal displays are made by forming arrays of color filters and transistors on a glass substrate.

6-DOF Piezo Nanopositioning Stage for Alignment and Scanning

6-Axis Nanopositioning System for Photonics Alignment and Scanning Applications.

Motion Control for Semiconductor and Optics Manufacturing and Testing - Maglev, Air Bearings, Hexapods

Precision automation applications at: Video shows examples of high precision motion systems used for test, inspection and production of semiconductor and photonics related products: Magnetic Levitation, Air Bearing Multi-Axis Stages and fast 6-DOF Motion Platforms (Hexapod) for image stabilization testing.

A Step by Step Guide to SpectraSuite Software for Spectrometer - by Ocean Optics

A tutorial by Ocean Optics demonstrating the basics to teh SpectraSuite software for use with spectrometer. This step by step video guide is very comprehensive for any level user on the use of the SpectraSuite software package.

Force-Induced Rupture of RBCs Using Optical Tweezers from JPK Instruments

This video shows the rupture of red blood cell (RBC) using optical tweezers from JPK Instruments. A RBC is captured between two traps, 'Force Spectroscopy' mode of the NanoTracker optical tweezers are used to tear the cell into two parts.

XY Scanning Stages for High-Speed Automated Photonics Alignment

A high speed area scan uses proprietary PI optimized waveform to find first light.

Analyzing Living Rocks Using Bruker’s SKYSCAN 2211 Micro-CT System

This video shows Professor Anneleen Foubert from the University of Fribourg discussing the use of Bruker’s SKYSCAN 2211 micro-CT system for analyzing living rocks built by coral reefs and microbes.

Invisibility a Reality?

Scientists say they are a step closer to developing materials that could render people and objects invisible.

Space Qualified Piezoelectric Transducers on the Mars Rover – Life on Mars?

Any instrument to survive the trip to and operating conditions on Mars needs to be designed to withstand the most adversary conditions. NASA’s Rover Curiosity has been analyzing mineral probes on the Red Planet for years to find out whether there once was life on Mars.

Improving Quality Control of Optics, Micro-Lenses Through 3D Surface Profiling

Leveraging optical sensors and gantry motion systems in 3D surface profiling, this technique is utilized to assess and scrutinize the surface characteristics of an object in a three-dimensional space.

Wireless Downhole Communication, Hydro Acoustics, Underwater Communication with Advanced Piezoelectric Transducers

Piezolelectric transducers and ultrasonic transducers show unique performance in downhole and sonar applications, such as underwater locator beacons and underwater communication over long distances in the range of several miles / kilometers.

The Silicon Photonics Vision

This video provides a brief explanation of where the silicon photonics technology is heading.

Weld, Solder, Cure or Sinter with SPOLD® LD Irradiation Light Source

Hamamatsu’s LD irradiation light source SPOLD®, has a laser beam condensed small spot which is so powerful that your materials will not only merge to perfection but also harden quickly.

Making Computers a Thousand Times Faster

Researchers at Warwick University are helping to develop a material which would vastly increase the speed of computing, the material could revolutionise home entertainment.

Sensofar: the Past 20 Years

Sensofar reflect on the past 20 years for the companies 20 year anniversary.

Leica Microsystems Ergonomy

In this video Wayne Buttermore, Central Regions Sales Manager at Leica Systems talks about the ergonomy of Leica cameras.

Self-Assembling Process for Fabricating Tailored Thin Films

A simple, economical nanotechnology coating process that enables the development of nanoparticle thin films with architectures and properties unattainable by any other processing method.

Andor Technology - Low Light Imaging

Andor Technologys range of low light imaging cameras, offer industry-leading performance solutions to your most demanding of scientific challenges. Andors innovative imaging cameras are installed in thousands of research laboratories worldwide, environments in which photon detection performance is central to scientific breakthrough. Whether your experimental needs are guided by single molecule detection, living cells, luminescence, astronomy, nanotechnology, atom trapping, super-resolution, plasmas or semiconductors, Andors imaging solutions offer distinct performance advantages.

Surpassing the Diffraction Barrier in Light Microscopy

This video shows Dr Stefan Hell from Max Planck Institute describing about the diffraction barrier. The diffraction barrier has been the main reason behind limited resolution in light microscopy. It has hampered light microscopy functions for many years.

Stensborg, Our Smart Facilities

Get to know where the Holoprint® magic happens; learn more about Stensborg's facilities.

The Light Engine from Lumencor

Lumencor was formed to design lighting technology for life science applications. Claudia Jaffe from Lumencor introduces us to their Light Engine which is an all-in-one device that combines: power; durability; discreetness, spectral cleanliness; long life; cool operating temperature; small footprint and; cost effectiveness.

Compact Motion Stages with Air Bearing Technology: Enhancing Fiber-Optics Alignment

This video talks about compact motion stages with air bearing technology and enhancing fiber-optics alignment.

Cleanroom Nano-Positioning & Precision Automation Equipment Manufacturing at PI

Optics, Semiconductors, Aerospace, Photonics, Medical Devices - many industries require parts to be manufactured in extremely clean conditions.

Is Invisibility Possible

For the first time, scientists in Germany announced today they have been able to create a cloaking device that can render a 3D object invisible (at near optical frequencies). Michio Kaku speaks with FOX News about the new discovery using metamaterials.

Fast Active Photonics and Optics Alignment w/ Fast Algorithms and Software | L-505 Mini XYZ Stage | PI

A fast active optical photonics alignment system based on a compact motorized XYZ stage (L-505) and a high-speed XYZ piezo scanner (P-616).

Next-Generation Optical Technology Using Imprinting

From the NEDO project on "Next-Generation Nano- Structured Photonic Device and Process Technology," a next-generation optical technology using imprinting was presented at nano tech 2009. In this project, the aim is to make new optical elements by forming nanostructures on a glass surface.

Applications of Hexapod 6-DOF Motion Platforms Shown at Photonics West | PI Booth

Hexapod 6-DOF platforms can solve complex motion and positioning tasks in applications including astronomy, aerospace, image-stabilization testing, photonics alignment, optics test, micro-manufacturing etc.

"Cloaking Device" Concept Moves Beyond Theory

A team led by scientists at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering has demonstrated the first working "invisibility cloak." The cloak deflects microwave beams so they flow around a "hidden" object inside with little distortion, making it appear almost as if nothing were there at all.

Cutting-Edge Motion Control Algorithms: Shaping the Future of the Photonics Sector

The implementation of advanced motion control algorithms and mechanisms is paramount in curtailing testing and production cycle durations.

Using Laser to Freeze Vibrations in an Experimental Oscillator

University of Oregon physicist Hailin Wang talks about his lab's success using a laser to help virtually freeze vibrations in an experimental oscillator.

IBM Advances the Use of Light Instead of Wires for Chips

IBM researchers from the T.J. Watson Research Center reached a significant milestone in the quest to send information between the "brains" on a chip using pulses of light through silicon instead of electrical signals on copper wires.

Enhancing Laser Micro-Hole Drilling Efficiency through Advanced Motion Control

The integration of high-speed piezo nanopositioning stages with motorized linear stages can notably boost the efficiency of micro-hole laser drilling.

Trapping of Yeast Cells Using NanoTracker Optical Tweezers from JPK Instruments

This video shows the trapping of yeast cell using NanoTracker optical tweezers from JPK instruments.

How to Use Absorbance Spectophotometry as A Qualitative Tool for Chemical Substance - By Ocean Optics

Absorbance Spectophotometry is a versatile technique that can be used as both a qualitative or quantitative tool for chemical substance measurement. This video demonstrate how to use absorbance spectrophotometry as a qualitative tool.

Nanopositioning Automation Enables Progress in Silicon Photonics Component Test and Manufacture

Faster, more intelligent, parallel alignment algorithms working together with faster, more precise, parallel mechanisms and more powerful control electronics are required to reduce the production cost of silicon photonics components.

Nano Optics - Helping Everyone from Surgeons to Scientists to See Better

An Oklahoma company, Access Optics, is using nanotechnology to help everyone from surgeons to scientists to see better.

Harnessing the Power of Light in Many New Ways

The photonics group has led the way in developing photonic crystal fibres, pioneered by Professor Philip Russell in 1991 and now a major new area within physics. These optical fibres are able to harness the power of light in many new ways, enhancing existing applications and leading to many new ones. The work is expected to have a major impact in many areas of engineering and technology, including light sources, optical telecommunications, ultra-violet light and x-ray generation, atomic and quantum physics and astronomical imaging.

Updating Sensofar's Logo

For the importance of brand recognition, Sensofar has reaffirmed their brand by updating the visual identity of their logo.

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