Z-Tip-Tilt Piezo Platforms

Vertical Positioners and Tip/Tilt Scanning Stages

PI's vertical positioning stages with large clear aperture are available with different features to fit each individual application. The main areas of application include various microscopic processes for alignment and Z stacking of samples.

Piezo Flexure Tilting Mirrors / Mirror Platforms

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S-330 Piezo Tip / Tilt Platform

High-Dynamics, Large-Angle Piezo Tip / Tilt Platforms for Fast Steering Mirrors

  • Resolution to 20 nrad
  • Excellent position stability
  • Optical beam deflection to 20 mrad (>1°)
  • Parallel kinematics for enhanced dynamics and better multi-axis accuracy
  • Just one moving platform with fixed pivot point; prevents a change of the polarization direction
  • Sub-ms response time
  • For mirrors with a diameter up to 50 mm
  • Closed-loop versions for improved linearity
  • Excellent temperature stability
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S-331 Fast Tip/Tilt Platform

Short Settling Time and High Dynamic Linearity

  • Tip/tilt angle up to 5 mrad, optical deflection angle up to 10 mrad (0.57°)
  • Parallel kinematic design for identically high performance characteristics for both tip/tilt axes
  • High resonant frequencies for dynamic motion and fast step-and-settle
  • Position sensors for high linearity
  • For mirrors up to Ø 12.7 mm (0.5")
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S-340 Piezo Tip / Tilt-Platform

High-Dynamics for Mirrors and Optics with a Diameter of up to 100 mm (4 inch)

  • Resolution up to 20 nrad, excellent position stability
  • Optical beam deflection to 4 mrad
  • Parallel kinematics for enhanced dynamics and better multi-axis accuracy
  • Just one moving platform with fixed pivot point; prevents a change of the polarization direction
  • Sub-ms response time
  • For mirrors with a diameter up to 100 mm
  • Closed-loop versions for improved linearity
  • Excellent temperature stability
PI S-325
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S-325 Piezo Z / Tip / Tilt Platform

High-Speed Tripod System for Mirrors and Optics

  • Optical beam deflection to 10 mrad
  • Resolution to 50 nrad
  • Piston movement up to 30 µm (for path length adjustment)
  • Compact tripod design: Parallelkinematik with a common platform maintains the direction of polarization
  • Sub-ms response time
  • Closed-loop versions for higher precision
  • For Mirrors up to Ø 25 mm (1")
  • Frictionless, high-precision flexure guiding system
  • Parallel kinematics for enhanced dynamics and better multi-axis accuracy
PI S-310
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S-310 – S-316 Piezo Z / Tip / Tilt Scanner

High-Speed System with Clear Aperture

  • 10 mm clear aperture
  • Piezo tripod design
  • Optical beam deflection to 2.4 mrad
  • Piston movement up to 12 µm (phase shifter)
  • Sub-ms response time
  • Sub-µrad resolution
  • Closed-loop versions for higher precision
  • For optics, mirrors or other components
  • Frictionless, high-precision flexure guiding system
  • Parallel kinematics for enhanced dynamics and better multi-axis accuracy
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S-224 • S-226 Fast Steering Mirror Combines Highest Dynamics and Compact Design

  • Optical beam deflection to 4.4 mrad
  • Sub-mrad resolution
  • Sub-ms response time
  • Frictionless, high-precision flexure guiding system
  • Includes BK7 mirror
  • Optional position sensor
  • Outstanding lifetime due to PICMA® piezo actuators
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S-335 Fast Tip/Tilt Platform

Short Settling Time and High Dynamic Linearity

  • Tip/tilt angle to 35 mrad, high optical deflection angle to 70 mrad (4°)
  • High resonant frequencies for dynamic motion and fast step-and-settle
  • Parallel-kinematic design: Two orthogonal tip/tilt axes with one common center of rotation
  • Strain sensors for high linearity
  • For mirrors to Ø 25.4 mm (1") (can be supplied with mirror on request)