DatasheetsEssential technical information, product specifications and drawings for piezo objective scanners, nanopositioning stages, actuators and sensors.
NPC-D-5200 Digital Controller
Precision, Accuracy and Speed for the best in Nano-positioning
A standalone single axis closed loop piezo actuator controller designed to cover a wide range of challenging applications needing the best dynamic performance. There is no compromise; the NPC-D-5200 delivers precision, accuracy and speed.
NanoScan NPC-D-6000 Series Multi-channel Closed Loop Controller
NPC-D-6000 series combine piezo drive amplifiers, capacitance position sensing circuitry and servo control capability
The NanoScan NPC-D-6000 Series are multi-channel nano positioning controllers designed specifically to control Queensgate Stage Mechanisms and Actuators with picometre positioning resolutions. Using state of the art digital signal processing technology the NPC-D-6000 series combine piezo drive amplifiers, capacitance position sensing circuitry and servo control capability.
Piezo scanned flexure guided stage
The QGNPS-XY-100D NanoMechanism is a piezo scanned flexure guided stage with integrated capacitance position sensors capable of sub- nanometer resolution with market leading dynamic performance.
Low Profile, High Load 300 mm (12”) Wafer Stage
Millisecond response times and high bandwidth make the WP-Z-120A wafer positioning system ideal for applications where high throughput is essential. The stage is designed to hold 300 mm (12") wafers and delivers exceptional performance with loads of up to 8 kg suitable for heavy wafer chucks.
Ultra-compact long-range piezo stage
The SP-MINI-500 is an ultra-compact, long-range piezo stage which moves 500μm in closed loop. Designed with OEM and customization projects in mind, its small footprint is ideal for easy integration within instrumentation or test equipment. The built-in capacitive positioning sensors enable ultra-high speed performance and low nanometer-level repeatability.
The QGNPS-X-28C was originally developed for high speed, ultra precision MR head and disk drive testing. Its small size and millisecond response time is ideal for applications where high reliability and throughput are essential. A low moving mass and high stiffness combine to offer extremely high bandwidths.
Nanopositioning Piezo Sample Scanner
The NanoScan-SP range of piezo-driven stages delivers the best positioning performance and fastest recovery between z-stacks. The SP-stages are compatible with Prior Scientific’s motorized stages and most brands of microscopes when using appropriate adapter plates. The super-slim <14 mm height is a feature of the 400 μm, 600 μm, and 800 μm closed-loop versions, providing better access for illumination of the sample area. Accessory insert plates are available for a wide variety samples, including well plates, microtitre plates, slides, and Petri dishes.Autocalibration centers the travel range ensuring full range scanning in all appropriate environments.
Fast step and settle times over an 800μm range
The NanoScan OP800 provides fast step and settle times over an 800μm range. Its market leading positioning accuracy and resolution originates from its unique mechanical design and integral capacitive feedback sensors. Compatible with most microscopes and objective lenses, the OP800 has user configurable settings optimized for different objective sizes, weights, and performance needs. You simply select the best setting for your particular application using the software provided.
NPS-X-15A/NPS-X-15B Low Profile Fast 15 Micron Stage
Low Profile Fast 15 Micron Stage
The NPS-X-15A/NPS-X-15B Low Profile Fast 15 Micron Stage were originally designed for high speed, ultra precision MR head and disk drive testing.
Its small size and millisecond response time make it ideal for applications where high reliability and throughput are essential. A low moving mass and high stiffness combine to offer extremely high bandwidth.
NPS-XY-100 Series Two Axis 100µm x 100µm Stages
Piezo scanned flexure guided stage
The NPS-XY-100A Two Axis 100µm x 100µm Stage Super Invar – is made of Super Invar construction (CTE 0.3ppm K-1) which minimizes thermal drift, on a nanometer scale this is very important. With 3 point kinematic mounts.
The NPS-XY-100D Two Axis 100µm x 100µm Stage Super Aluminum – is made of Aluminum. It has the best resolution, fastest dynamics of the XY-100 range and is the most cost-effective. It includes 4 corner mounting for simple installation.
NPS-Z-500B-UHV Nanopositioning Stage
Highly linear device with outstanding resolution
The NPS-Z-500B-UHV delivers over 100um full range at 80K at 10-9 torr. The stage is designed to operate in closed loop mode using capacitive positioning sensors.
NPS-TG-7A High Performance Tip Tilt Stage
NPS-TG-7A high speed stage
The Queensgate NPS-TG-7A tip tilt mechanism is designed for applications requiring high speed, ultrahigh precision positioning of mirrors.
Actuators & Translators
NPS-Z-15L Ultra High Load Closed Loop 15 Micron Actuator
The NPS-Z-15L offers over 15μm of closed loop travel, with sub- nanometre resolution and stability. This stage has been specifically designed for highstiffness, which allows loads of up to 500 Kg to be carried.
MTP Open Loop Actuator
The MTP is an internally preloaded piezoelectric open loop translation device
The actuators offer a very stiff design that is capable of generating blocking forces as high as 1000N (MTP-15). This characteristic enables the actuator to drive demanding loads of up to a maximum 10kg (MTP-15) in the Z-axis.
DPT-E range of actuators are designed with capacitive feedback control
A system comprising a DPT-E actuator with the fully programmable NanoScan NPC-D-6000 series or the NPC-D-5200 digital closed loop controllers are ideal for the most demanding applications.