LFA-2010 Linear Focus Actuator Highlights Contact Us

  • The LFA-2010 Linear Focus Actuator is a high performance compact positioning system.  It was specifically developed for optical applications requiring both high precision and high-speed positioning over a short to medium stroke.  The LFA-10 is well suited for optical focusing and other micropositioning applications such as scanning interferometry, surface structure analysis, disk drive testing, autofocus systems, confocal microscopy, bio-technology, semiconductor test equipment.  Note that this motor is normally configured with an analog position feedback sensor and can be optionally equipped with a digital quadrature feedback element.    The key to this products immense success is its novel tubular architecture.  This arrangement provides a means to send the optical path directly through the middle of the motor.  The moving optic attached to the motors 'C-mount' is not cantilevered and so has no torques.  The LFA-10 Linear Foucs Actuator is directly compatible with the SCA814 Servo Controlled Amplifier.


    By design, the LFA-10 Linear Focus Actuator rotates approximately 0.1 degrees or 1.7 milliradians for every 1 millimeter of translation.  Through manufacturing tolerances only there can be a small amount of pitch and roll motion that is induced during the intended translation.  These small but real error sources are routinely characterized during the manufacturing process  using our AC400 Digital Autocollimator to control product uniformity.

  • LFA-2010 Linear Focus Actuator Specifications
  • LFA-2010 Linear Focus Actuator Motor Force Constant
  • LFA-2010 Linear Focus Actuator Flexure Spring Rate
  • LFA-2010 DynamicResponse
  • LFA-2010 Linear Focus Actuator Angular Error
  • LFA-2010 Linear Focus Actuator Position Nonlinearity
  • LFA-2010 Linear Focus Actuator Interface Drawing
  • pdfLFA-2010 Linear Fouc Actuator Brochure provides a brief presentation of the products features and specifications.

    pdfVoice Coil Stage Interfacing and User Manual  deatils installation, operation and maintenance of the product.

    zipLFA-2010 Linear Foucs Actuator Interface Drawings presents the mechanical details necessary for integration of the product .


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    LFA-2010 Linear Focus Actuator Back & Front Views
    LFA-2010 Front and Rear Views, Covers Removed
    LFA-2010 Front view, with and without cover
    LFA-2010 Front view, with and without cover
    LFA-2010 with SCA814 Servo Controlled Amplifier
    LFA-2010 with SCA814 Servo Controlled Amp
    LFA-2010 with optical beam passing through
    LFA-2010 with optical beam passing through
    LFA-2010 Linear Focus Acutator with Mititoyo objective
    LFA-2010 with Mititoyo objective