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Science of Motion
The QNP-X Y stages come in a
variety of sizes and travels
Increase Your Throughput & Accuracy
with QNP-XY Piezo Stages
0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100
Stage Position (µm)
QNP-40-100XY upper-axis linearity
error plot measured with a laser
interferometer over multiple bidirectional
runs. The linearity measured is <0.002%.
All sizes of the QNP stage series exhibit
exceptional linearity and repeatability.
QNP-XY piezo nanopositioning stages
feature industry-leading linearity and
dynamics, resulting in higher throughput
and more accurate processes for our
customers. When combined with
Aerotech’s Q-Series piezo motion
controllers, QNP-XY piezo systems provide
a superior solution for applications such
as interferometry, microscopy, precision
alignment, and many more. Contact an
Aerotech Application Engineer or visit
our website for more information on
Aerotech’s QNP-XY piezo stages.
• Resolution to 0.15 nm
• Linearity to 0.007%
• Bidirectional repeatability to 2 nm
• Resonant frequencies to 885 Hz
• Integrated XY with travels to
600 µm x 600 µm
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BLOG: Growth in lasers for medicine
Editor-in-chief Barbara Gefvert attended the
Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar
during SPIE Photonics West 2015, where she
learned that medical is the fourth largest
market segment for lasers. In her latest blog, she outlines
the hottest growth areas within this segment.
Compact devices compete with
One compact device converts
an ordinary smartphone
into a fuorescence
of single-molecule detection and measurement,
while another uses holography to do the work
of large pathology lab microscopes.
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