PI Tech Blog

Category: Linear Actuators

Patterned Force Generation — A Precise Touch in the Time Domain

Advances in Precision Motorized Positioning Systems: Selection Criteria

Imaging: Miniature Drives for Focus and Zoom Control for Endoscopy

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

Performance and Applications of Inertia Based Positioning Drives: Q-Motion

Piezo Flexure Actuators, Nanopositioners, and Other Piezo Mechanisms for Precision Motion Control Applications

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