Category: Astronomy

Fast Steering Mirrors for Deep Space / Free Space Optical Communication

High Precision Tip/Tilt Mechanisms Direct and Keep Laser Beams Precisely on Target

Icarus Wasn’t Even Close

How PI’s Piezo Steering Mirror Technology is Helping ESA and NASA Unlock the Sun's Secret

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

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

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

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

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