A Nanopositioning system is a system of stages. Adding or removing stages increases or decreases the system’s ability to control motion. Each stage requires input from a controller for operation management. A Piezoposition controller is capable of programming each stage for controlled motion to a pinpoint position. As a Piezopositioner moves from point to point it can be monitored using computer software.
The point of nanopositioning technology is to achieve the highest repeatable precision in placement of each stage. Fields like medicine, entertainment (film), and distribution benefit by increasing their use of positioning hardware to do things like focus a microscope or higher resolution for the film industry. These industries recognize there is new, nanopositioner software for sale that can manage Piezo stage electronics on multiple levels and with customizable settings for all actions including response rate, compensation, and reliability. It is now possible for them to fine tune the tools they were already using and develop new applications for the future.
Nanopositioner software packages should offer a full range of solutions and be customizable too. That means it should solve some inherent problems instinctively while allowing a user to derive solutions that best fit their application. One way to achieve this is by having multiple control points available in the software control package. Another is to have easy access to graphic controls that create a productive environment for users. Closed loop control insures the Piezoelectric nanopositioner stage can send and receive data for peak performance. A closed loop system of nanopositioners can be monitored in real time and eliminate the drift you can see occurring in some, open loop, Piezoelectric devices. Adding the ability to move from an open to closed loop environment adds value to the software package that offers both looping variants. It’s all about control and management of the hardware. Precision will require both a strict monitoring of operation as well as a procedure to maintain functionality. A nanopositioner can have it all when it comes to moving things around.
Periodic stage motion is the movement of stages periodically to receive data and to recalibrate each stage being moved periodically. The inclusion of data points from periodic movement reports will be used to tune the stage in the future. Each dataset is a map and each map will be used in connection to the others to help create the most efficient pathway for stage performance during use. Controlling the motion can be done through software. The ability to manage each stages’ performance will rely on the management of data received from stage sensor reports and real-time digital readout. Periodic stage motion will generate reports which can then be used to analyze for deficiencies in the system.
Piezoelectric devices like nanopositioners are taking over the micro world of product placement. The applications are growing, and the controls are capable and easy to use.
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