Installing Nanopositioners

The following video series shows how to assemble and install nanopositioners in the Montana Instruments Cryo-Optic Module. The first two videos in the series can easily be extended to installing nanopositioners in any Montana Instruments system, the basics and best practices are applicable across all Montana Instruments platforms. The last two videos are specific to the assembly and use of the Cryo-Optic option for the Cryostation 50-class.

ASSEMBLING NANOPOSITIONERS

This video shows how to assemble nanopositioners and install in the Montana Instruments flex link. This video is useful for any user installing nanopositioners, in addition to users with the Cryo-Optic option.

INSTALLING THE FLEX LINK

This video demonstrates how to install the flex link assembly into the Cryostation sample space. It is useful for any user with nanopositioners. Best practices of wiring management in the sample space are included in this segment of the series.

ASSEMBLING THE CRYO-OPTIC

In this video the Cryo-Optic specific components are configured. This video is useful for Cryo-Optic users or prospective Cryo-Optic users.

ALIGNMENT, IMAGING, AND USE OF THE CRYO-OPTIC

The final video in the series explains the general use of the cryo-optic including how to align an objective inside the Cryo-Optic and image your sample. The software interface and back-up heater are also explained.