Precision Motion Control, Positioning, and Automation Solutions

PI’s blog offers over 40 years of insight into innovative applications of precision motion control, nanopositioning, and micropositioning in industry, science, and research. The articles represent the countless hours of work conducted by physicists and engineers at PI’s different locations around the world. Read the most popular articles by application category or by product line.

We hope the blog is an enjoyable and informative resource, and a starting-point for cross-pollination and recombinant innovation across disciplines. Please let us know your comments and suggestions!

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About PI

PI (Physik Instrumente) is a leading manufacturer of precision motion control equipment, piezo motors, air bearing stages and hexapod parallel-kinematics for semiconductor applications, photonics, bio-nano-technology and medical engineering. PI has been developing and manufacturing standard & custom precision products with piezoceramic and electromagnetic drives for 4 decades. The company has been ISO 9001 certified since 1994 and provides innovative, high-quality solutions for OEM and research. PI is present worldwide with eleven subsidiaries, R&D / engineering on 3 continents and total staff of 850+.

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