Close

Search

Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics EDU Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Industrial Photonics Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook
More News
share
Email Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

NanoGlue for Optical Devices

Photonics.com
Aug 2011
nanosystec GmbHRequest Info
 
GROSS-UMSTADT, Germany, Aug. 17, 2011 — Assembly of optical devices with UV-curable resin is a common procedure. In the data and telecom industries, especially, devices must be aligned precisely, and the subsequent gluing and curing should not affect their positioning.

The NanoGlue systems from nanosystec GmbH are partly or fully automated production stations for demanding alignment and assembly procedures. The linear axis produces 20-nm resolution, and angular rotation resolution is below 0.001°, providing maximum coupling efficiency. Long travel ranges facilitate loading and unloading.

Typical devices to be aligned are planar waveguides (splitters, modulators) with arrays of lenses, fibers, diode lasers or photodetectors.

A machine vision system allows automation of the loading and alignment procedures and supports the automated resin dispensation as well as the shuttle of the UV guides for the curing procedure.

The alignment and gluing stations combine ultraprecise hardware with a powerful software package. Depending upon the device to be worked on, the process time for a full cycle, including loading and unloading, is several minutes. The stations are modular in design, and the specific components – motion system, machine vision system, dispenser, UV lamp and feedback signal instrumentation – are chosen and combined according to the specific application. The same is true for the software. If requirements change, modules can be added and configured as needed.

Rotational alignment is executed either with goniometers and rotation stages or with an integrated rotational platform. The motion stages are mounted onto a vibration-isolated granite structure, rendering them insensitive to external influences.


REQUEST INFO ABOUT THIS PRODUCT

* Message:
(requirements, questions for supplier)
Your contact information
* First Name:
* Last Name:
* Email Address:
* Company:
Address:
Address 2:
City:
State/Province:
Postal Code:
* Country:
Phone #:
Fax #:

Register or login to auto-populate this form:
Login Register
* Required
Photonics Buyers' Guide
Looking for Diode Lasers? There are 145 companies listed in the Photonics Buyers' Guide.
Browse Cameras & Imaging, Lasers, Optical Components, Test & Measurement, and more.
alignment stations dispenseralignment stations feedback signal instrumentationalignment stations machine vision systemalignment stations motion systemalignment stations UV lampCommunicationsEuropeGermanylensesmodular alignment stationsmodulator alignmentmotion stages vibration isolated granite structureNanoGlue stations optical device alignment assemblynanosystecopticsPhotonic Component Mfg. Equip.Photonics Component Mfg. Equip.planar waveguide alignmentProductsrotational alignment goniometersrotational alignment rotation stagesrotational alignment rotational platformSensors & Detectorssplitter alignmentTest & Measurement

Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy About Us Contact Us
back to top

Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2017 Photonics Media
x We deliver – right to your inbox. Subscribe FREE to our newsletters.
X
Are you interested in this product?
If you'd like nanosystec GmbH to reach out to you with more information about this product, please supply your email and they will contact you.

Email Address:
Stop showing me this for the remainder of my visit