Coming Soon: Montana Instruments Introduces ‘The Rook,’ The First Fully Integrated 3-Axis Cryogenic Nanopositioner

Montana Instruments Corporation announces the upcoming Spring 2022 release of their brand-new cryogenic nanopositioner, The Rook.

PRESS RELEASES — Montana Instruments Corporation announces the upcoming Spring 2022 release of their brand-new cryogenic nanopositioner, The Rook™.

“The Rook has the lowest 3-axis vibrations to keep samples in focus,” said Product Manager Sal Guarnieri. Other features include:

  • 3-axis design for optimal sample temperature and motion control
  • Low vibrations
  • Robust and reliable design
  • Fully integrated plug-and-play control
  • Galaxy software control, remote monitoring, and scripting
  • Best-in-class thermal links

“Performance for The Rook is specified at the top of the 3-axis stack,” said Guarnieri, “providing the user with clear expectations of what is happening at the sample in terms of temperature, vibrations, and bi-directional run-out.”

The Rook is specifically designed for use in Montana Instruments’ CryoAdvance™ workhorse cryostat (released in September 2021), a low-vibration, cryogen-free system that allows users to access cryogenic temperatures in a 50mm (3.2K – 350K) or 100mm (3.4K-350K) sample chamber. It can also be utilized in the Cryostation® s200, Montana Instruments’ largest and most versatile closed-cycle cryostat, with 200mm of sample space of configuration.

“The Rook™ is a game changer in cryogenic nanopositioner technology,” said Montana Instruments CEO Mark Carroll. “We’re excited to make it available in our configurable cryostats.”

For more on The Rook™, visit the website at www.montanainstruments.com.

About Montana Instruments®

Montana Instruments delivers best-in-class cryostats to their partners in the journey requiring high-end cryogenic environments. With over a decade of tried and trusted results, Montana Instruments’ “cold science made simple” approach makes it the premier cryogenics company accelerating quantum discovery in the world. For more, visit www.montanainstruments.com.




Matt Swayne
Matt Swayne
Matt Swayne is a contributor at The Quantum Insider. He focuses on breaking news about quantum discoveries and quantum computing.

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