News - 27 Oct 2009
Piezo specialist PI has published a paper on image resolution enhancement and image stabilization for electronic imaging sensors based on fast piezo actuation.
The paper describes basic...
News - 14 Dec 2008
Asylum Research and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have released a detailed 24-page monograph explaining the theory, functionality and applications of Piezoresponse Force Microscopy (PFM)....
News - 10 Dec 2008
PI (Physik Instrumente), a leading manufacturer of piezo actuators and precision motion-control equipment has received a United States patent for its development of innovative multilayer ceramic...
News - 25 Jun 2008
Using a laser and a device that converts reflected light into sound, researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory can detect explosives at distances exceeding 20 yards....
News - 28 May 2008
The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has recently entrusted CILAS with a design study and prototyping of the adaptive mirror for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT). The E-ELT, the next...
News - 8 Jul 2007
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and at the University of Missouri at Rolla have built an ultrasound analogue of the laser.
Called a uaser (pronounced WAY-zer) -- for...
News - 20 Jun 2019
Precision automation solutions for Fiber Array Alignment, Laser Machining, and Optical Inspection – provided by PI’s engineered systems group.
The world’s largest conference...
News - 16 Sep 2016
Structural health monitoring systems traditionally use piezoelectric transducers—a device which converts pressure to electric voltage. These transducers normally have excellent reliability...
News - 4 May 2016
Since lasers were invented more than 50 years ago, they have transformed a diverse swath of technology -- from CD players to surgical instruments.
Now researchers from France and Hungary have...
News - 30 Jul 2015
Colonoscopy is a safe and effective medical procedure that's proven to saves lives. Used for routine cancer screening, it can help identify colon tumors in their early stages.