Physik Instrumente (PI)

In microscopy, the exact positioning of samples and objectives is a prerequisite for reliably obtaining interpretable image data. Read more


The new F-131 Modular XYZ Photonic Alignment System from Physik Instrumente (PI) is an excellent foundation for developing, studying and pursuing manufacturing and testing of photonic components. Read more


PI has developed a new piezo technology—active shims—that can maintain nanometre precision and stability without the need for a constant power supply. Read more

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High-precision, piezo-based positioning systems for millimeter travel ranges are required in many fields, as for example in microscopy, Read more

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Laser processing, electronics production, optical inspection, and many more automation solutions require dynamic, precise and at the same time reliable positioning systems that can be easily integrated into machines. Read more

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If a target or an actual dimension between two components inside precision machines changes, for instance in laser processing or precision engineering, readjustment may be necessary. Read more


A new clearly structured catalogue with 300 pages now provides an overview of the broad range of standard industry-compliant motorized single- and multi-axis positioning solutions. Read more

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Physik Instrumente (PI) caught the attention of the judges of the Motion Control Industry Awards for the third year running, winning the Project of the Year category and reaching the final of Manufacturer of the Year section. Read more

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Join Physik Instrumente (PI) on stand D744 at Drives & Controls 2018 at the NEC Birmingham from the 10th to the 12th of April to discover the ACS motion control solutions range. Read more