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Category: Astronomy

Different Hybrid Drive Concepts to Solve Tough Positioning and Alignment Problems in the Nanometer Range

Black Holes and Hexapods

How 6-DOF Alignment Systems Contribute to the Success of the Event Horizon Telescope

Hexapod in Proof of Concept for High-Speed Interstellar Travel with Directed Energy

Adaptive Optics – the Next Generation. 11,000 Actuators to Aid Search for Exoplanets with the E-ELT

PI and Fraunhofer IOF Cooperate on New Large Scale Adaptive Optics Project


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50 Hexapod 6-DOF Alignment Systems for the Sub-Reflectors of ALMA, the Largest Telescope Project in the World

Self-Locking Actuator for Hexapod Applications Combines High Push-Pull Force with Picometer Resolution for Active Optical Alignment in Astronomy

Precision Motion and Positioning Equipment on Mars Rover Curiosity – Still Going Strong

Ultra-Stable Mirror Mounts for LINC-NIRVANA High Resolution Imager are based on Self-clamping PiezoWalk Motors

PI Hexapod chosen for LISA Pathfinder Space Mission

Ultra-High Precision Positioning Actuators to Align Mirror Segments in the ELT Telescope

Hybrid Concept Using Piezo / Voice Coil and Screw Drives for the ELT Telescope

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