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Precision piezo positioners, galvanometers, scanners, gimbals, goniometers and more.

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Key components and solutions for photonics, optics INSPECTION AND OPTICS Fabrication

Motion Plus can help you minimize insertion loss, increase throughput and reduce implementation risk for your fiber optics and silicon photonics manufacturing processes. We can also reduce error motions, prepare for any environment, and maximize the performance of your control system in your optical grinding applications. Finally, when you are inspecting the optics, we can ensure minimal error motions with automated data collection. The result of all of this is a single source supplier and partner for your photonics and optics needs.

HOW CAN WE HELP WITH YOUR OPTICS & PHOTONICS MANUFACTURING NEEDS?

With Precision Controls:

  • Software utilities unlock new levels of precision & throughput
  • Fiber-optic controller routines to quickly deploy active alignment processes
  • Configurable virtual pivot point allows for easy component manipulation
  • Raster, spiral, or power-peaking algorithms
  • Interface to industry-standard power meters
  • Direct-Writing of Waveguides
  • Fiber Bragg Grating Solutions
  • Fiber Alignment Algorithms
  • First-Light Alignment Algorithms
  • Power Optimization Alignment Algorithms

With Motors & Precision Positioning Stages:

  • Solutions for sealing air-bearings, IP66 rotary tables, and vacuum prepared systems
  • Nanopositioner family is the ideal modular solution to fit any welding or bonding process
  • Hundreds of millimeters of travel with single digit nanometer linear steps and sub-arc-second rotary steps for unmatched alignment capabilities
  • High-speed, high-throughput production with three- to six-axes photonics alignment platforms, designed specifically for the Optics and Photonics market

SUCCESSES

APPLICATION AREAS
MOTION CONTROL & AUTOMATION FOR:
  • Fiber and Photonics Alignment
  • Optical Probing and Test
  • Optical Inspection
  • Optical Fabrication
  • Wafer Probing (Optical or Electrical)
  • Pick & Place Gantry Solutions
KEY APPLICATION NEEDS
  • Minimize Insertion Loss
  • Nanometer and sub-arc-sec step sizes
  • Increase throughput
  • Challenging environmental needs (Vacuum rated, etc)
  • Minimize machine footprint
  • Automated data collection
FIND OUT MORE

Aerotech Optics and Photonics
Photonics in the Media
Aerotech on YouTube
Aerotech Fiber Brochure
Fiber & Photonics Alignment Algorithms

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