“The PILightning model is a quantum leap forward: It promises to improve alignment time by orders of magnitude.”
Our product marketing expert on air bearing products, Nikta Jalayer, gives insights into the thrilling development process of PI's photonics alignment solution, PILightning.
Implications for the Photonics Industry
Cost Savings: By drastically reducing alignment times, the technology enhances the efficiency of photonics manufacturing processes. This leads to reduced production times, lower costs, and increased competitiveness. The reduced need for skilled technicians allows for resources to be allocated more strategically.
Higher Throughput: Faster alignment equals higher throughput for manufacturers—this is particularly crucial in high-volume applications such as wafer probing and device packaging.
New Applications: The improvements in efficiency and reduction of costs open up possibilities for photonics applications in fields where precision alignment was previously a limiting factor.
Research Advancements: In research and development, the algorithm's speed allows for quicker testing and prototyping of optical components and systems, accelerating progress in photonics innovations.
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