AUBURN, Mass., Oct. 26, 2015 — PI (Physik Intrumente) LP has announced the multiaxis Q-Motion miniature stackable linear and rotary stages. Fifty models are available in the Q-Motion piezo motor family, representing varying sizes and motion ranges. Cost-effective encoders employed in the closed-loop stages provide resolution from the nanometer to micron range. Vacuum- and ultrahigh vacuum-compatible stages are available, along with nonmagnetic versions. Applications include automation, photonics, semiconductors, bionanotechnology, life sciences, precision optics, metrology, microscopy and more.