P-725.xDD PIFOC High Dynamics Piezo Scanner

Nanopositioning and Scanning System for Microscope Objectives

P-725.xDD PIFOC High Dynamics Piezo Scanner
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  • Shortest settling time under 5 ms with microscope objective
  • Travel range 18 µm
  • Fine positioning of objectives with sub-nm resolution
  • Minimum objective shift due to parallel flexure guiding
  • Highest linearity due to direct measuring technology with capacitive sensors
  • Inexpensive version with strain gauge sensors
  • Compatible with MetaMorph imaging software
  • Outstanding lifetime due to PICMA® piezo actuators
  • QuickLock adapter for easy installation

Fields of application

  • Super-resolution microscopy
  • Light disc microscopy
  • Confocal microscopy
  • 3-D imaging
  • Screening
  • Interferometry
  • Measuring technology
  • Autofocus systems
  • Biotechnology
  • Semiconductor tests

Outstanding lifetime thanks to PICMA® piezo actuators

The patented PICMA® piezo actuators are all-ceramic insulated. This protects them against humidity and failure resulting from an increase in leakage current. PICMA® actuators offer an up to ten times longer lifetime than conventional polymer-insulated actuators. 100 billion cycles without a single failure are proven.

Subnanometer resolution with capacitive sensors

Capacitive sensors measure with subnanometer resolution without contacting. They guarantee excellent linearity of motion, long-term stability, and a bandwidth in the kHz range.

High guiding accuracy due to zero-play flexure guides

Flexure guides are free of maintenance, friction, and wear, and do not require lubrication. Their stiffness allows high load capacity and they are insensitive to shock and vibration. They are 100 % vacuum compatible and work in a wide temperature range.

Automatic configuration and fast component exchange

Mechanics and controllers can be combined as required and exchanged quickly. All servo and linearization parameters are stored in the ID chip of the Sub-D connector of the mechanics. The autocalibration function of the digital controllers uses this data each time the controller is switched on.

Maximum accuracy due to direct position measuring

Motion is measured directly at the motion platform without any influence from the drive or guide elements. This allows optimum repeatability, outstanding stability, and stiff, fast-responding control.

Specifications

Datasheet P-725.xDD

Version / Date
2018-04-16
Version / Date
2018-04-16
Document language
pdf - 656 KB
pdf - 665 KB

Downloads

Datasheet

Datasheet P-725.xDD

Version / Date
2018-04-16
Version / Date
2018-04-16
Document language
pdf - 656 KB
pdf - 665 KB

Documentation

User Manual P725T0010

P-725 PIFOC ® Piezo Nanofocusing Z Drive for Long Scanning Ranges
Version / Date
2017-08-25
Document language English
pdf - 1 MB

Technical Note P721T0002

P-721, P-725 PIFOC® QuickLock Thread Option
Version / Date
2017-03-29
Document language English
pdf - 2 MB

3-D Models

P-725.xDD STEP

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