Oct 2005Newport - New FocusRequest Info
A high-speed motion control system has been unveiled by New Focus, a division of Bookham Inc. The actuator technology offers submicron positioning accuracy, full speed and acceleration profile control, scan rates to 300 mm/s and projected lifetimes of billions of cycles in UV applications. Using low outgassing and UV-friendly materials, it produces minimal levels of vibration and is suitable for a variety of applications in testing and lithography. The company has applied the technology in such areas as precision scanning, shuttering and apodization.