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7D System for X-Ray Imaging

The NANOSCOPIUM hard X-ray (5-20 keV) nanoprobe beamline at the Synchrotron SOLEIL is dedicated to multi-technique X-ray imaging using fast scanning and high spatial resolution. The beamline team develops and offers state-of-the-art X-ray  nano-imaging and tomography techniques.
The team asked SmarAct to build a 7D sample stage, consisting of SLS modular system components. The positioning system consists of two substages mounted on top each other. The bottom part includes a SLS Series linear stage with an SHL lifting stage on top and a rotation platform. The top substage, which is mounted onto the rotation platform consists of an XY table made of two SLS linear stages and two goniomter stages as the topmost part, forming a Eulerian cradle with a common center of rotation. The XY stage allows to precisely position the center of the Eulerian cradle in the axis of the rotation stage, which with the help of the linear and lifting stage in the bottom part can be precisely positioned in the beam axis.

CLS-3232 - Linear Stage with EDU

The smallest of the CLS-32 linear stages offers a footprint of only 32 x 32 mm and a travel range of 21 mm. It is able to handle payloads of up to 30 N.

SR-3211 - Rotation Stage

The SR-3211 rotation stage is designed to be easily mounted onto linear piezo stages of the CLS-32 series.


Based on a sophisticated parallel kinematic design this XYZ positioning platform offers a travel range of 5 mm in each direction and can handle payloads of up to 5 N.
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