Nanopositioning Frequently Asked Questions You are here: Home / Nanopositioning Frequently Asked Questions General What is a nanopositioner? What are the components of a nanopositioner? What is a piezo stage? Design What is the lead time for a standard product? What is the lead time for a custom design? How do you achieve “closed-loop?” What materials are your stages available in? What are the benefits of flexure stages? What is the benefit of kinematic mounting? Features Can I purchase a stage without the controller? Do you offer vacuum compatible stages? Do your stages use piezo actuators? Perfomance How fast can I scan with your stage? What does bandwidth mean? What is the maximum scanning range for your stages? How does the step response specification relate to scanning speed?