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Tip-Tilt-Z Sample Positioner

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Tip-Tilt-Z Sample Positioner

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About the Innovation

The Tip-Tilt-Z Sample Positioner provides automated rotation of a head-fixed rodent specimen about the anterior-posterior and medio-lateral axes for imaging or other purposes. The device also provides automated Z translation and can be customized to accommodate various head bar designs. 

Rotation range, each axis: +/-10 deg 

Z travel varies depending on angular orientation of sample:   
         minimum Z travel: +/- 8.5 mm 
         maximum Z travel : +/- 25mm 

Precision actuators allow for micron-level repeatability

Opportunity:

Free to make for Non-Profit Research by downloading designs at Flintbox (see link at upper right) and rights and designs available for Commercial License.

For inquiries, please reference:

Janelia 2016-027

 

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Contact

Mike Perham
Director, Innovations and External Relations
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