Active Alignment
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INTEGRATION [Fiber/waveguide coupling] Active component / waveguide alignment
IN1 Fiber/waveguide coupling IN2 Optical assembly
Active component / waveguide alignment
in vitro diagnostics in vivo diagnostics therapeutics others
Technology provider Supplier Manufacturer Production services Integrator R&D Clinical
By means of our active alignment capabilities, we are able to align optical components (such as fibers, lenses, beamsplitters, etc) in 6 degrees of freedom, down to the sub-micrometer precision based on the coupling or beam quality feedback.
Active axes X, Y, Z, θX, θY, θZ  
Travel range in X, Y, Z ±6.5, ±16, ±8.5 mm
Travel range in θX, θY, θZ ±14.5, ±10, ±10 °
Incremental motion (minimum) 2 nm
Repeteability (bidirectional) 2 nm
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3 4 5
ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 14001
Low to medium volumes