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

Steering Mirror Platforms
Dec 2007
PI (Physik Instrumente) LP, Air Bearings and Piezo Precision MotionRequest Info
AUBURN, Mass., Dec. 28, 2007 -- PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. said it has extended the S-330 high-dynamics piezo tip/tilt platform line by several new large-angle models.

The new additions to the S-330 piezo steering mirror platform series provide for larger deflection angles, yet retain the excellent dynamic properties of the original design, the company said. The systems are fast and compact tip/tilt units, providing precise angular motion of the top platform around two orthogonal axes. These flexure-guided, piezoelectric platforms can provide higher accelerations than other actuators, enabling step response times in the submillisecond range. Closed-loop and open-loop versions with three different tilt ranges up to 10 mrad (20 mrad optical deflection) are available.

PISteeringMirror.jpgCompared to stacked (two-stage) mirror scanners, the parallel-kinematics design provides symmetrical dynamic performance in both axes with faster response and better linearity in a smaller package. The single pivot-point design also prevents the drawback of polarization rotation, which is common with stacked systems, e.g. galvo scanners, the company said.

Typical applications for these mirror platforms include: Beam correction, laser surgery, image stabilization, interlacing, dithering, laser scanning/beam steering, optical communications and high-resolution microscopy/spectroscopy.

Features & Advantages:
  • Six Closed Loop & Open Loop Models for Mirrors up to 50-mm Diameter
  • Optical Beam Deflection to 20 mrad (>1°)
  • > 3-kHz Resonant Frequency for Submillisecond Step Response
  • Resolution to 20 nrad -- Excellent Position Stability
  • Parallel-Kinematics Design for Higher Dynamics, Stability & Linearity
  • Closed-Loop Versions for Better Linearity
  • Differential Drives for Excellent Temperature Stability
For more information, visit:; e-mail:

PI (Physik Instrumente) LP
16 Albert St.
Auburn, MA 01501
Phone: (508) 832-3456
Fax: (508) 832-0506


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

Register or login to auto-populate this form:
Login Register
* Required

When you click "Send Request", we will record and send your personal contact information to PI (Physik Instrumente) LP, Air Bearings and Piezo Precision Motion by email so they may respond directly. You also agree that Photonics Media may contact you with information related to this inquiry, and that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions of Use.
actuatorbeam correctionBiophotonicsCommunicationsdeflectionkinematicslaser scanningMicroscopynanophotonicsPhysik InstrumentePIpiezopiezoelectricplatformProductsS-330scannerspectroscopysteering mirrorstepsurgerylasers

Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy About Us Contact Us
back to top
Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2018 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA,

Photonics Media, Laurin Publishing
x We deliver – right to your inbox. Subscribe FREE to our newsletters.
Are you interested in this product?
When you click "Send Request", we will send the contact details you supply to PI (Physik Instrumente) LP, Air Bearings and Piezo Precision Motion so they may respond to your inquiry directly.

Email Address:
Stop showing me this for the remainder of my visit
We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze our website traffic as stated in our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.