Four-axis beam controller

  • 12-Feb-2009 08:47 EST
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Bookham's New Focus 8780 GuideStar four-axis beam stabilization controller enables precise laser measurem­ent in critical applications including advanced scientific research, semiconductor metrology and lithography, material processing, and aerospace and defense systems. The integrated controller and driver with built-in microprocessor is designed to correct laser beam misalignments arising from factors including pointing drift inherent in the laser source as well as thermal and stress induced changes in the optics and mechanics within the laser-based system. The controller combines with the New Focus USB-compatible position-sensing detectors and "set and forget" Picomotor actuated motorized mirror mounts to provide a complete beam control solution.

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