Technical Notes

Optical Table Pre-installation Checklist

 Manual
This document is a pre-installation checklist for optical table systems and workstations, detailing optical table transport instructions and lab space and air supply setup.

Optical Table Guide

 

Selection Guides

Newport offers a wide variety of Optical Tables including our broadband damped RPR Series Optical Tables, precision tuned damped RS Series Optical Tables, and actively damped SmartTable Optical Tables with IQ Damping Technology. Our optical table sol...

Vision IsoStation Brochure

 Literature
The Vision IsoStation provides industry leading performance and more user friendly features and accessories than any other vibration isolation workstation. All of the features and accessories have been designed specifically to improve ease–of–install...

Vibration Control Definitions of Characteristics

 

Tutorials

This glossary covers the important terms related to vibration control.

Fundamentals of Vibration

 

Tutorials

Vibration and vibration isolation are both intimately connected with the phenomenon of resonance and simple harmonic motion. A simple example of harmonic motion is a mass connected to a flexible cantilevered beam. External force, either from a one-...

Doubled Table Tops

 Other
Newport’s doubled table concept utilizes a unique joining or “doubler” interface that maintains strength and rigidity across the interface between individual table sections. Using doublers, tables can be joined end-to-end, side-to-side, or side-to-en...

Less Magnetic Table Tops

 Other
With more than 40 years of experience in custom vibration control products, Newport's capabilities in less magnetic tables are extensive.

Custom Honeycomb Structures

 Other
Special lengths and widths are probably the most common variation for a custom table. Rectangular sizes are usually charged at the standard price for the next larger size. Newport has the equipment available to fabricate, machine, and handle panels u...

Newport Optical Table Set-Up Using S-2000 Stabilizer Isolators

 

Videos

Detailed instructions for setting up your Newport Optical table and Isolators. Makes optical table installation a breeze.

Compliance and Transmissibility Curves

 

Technical Notes

The primary goal of an optical table system is to eliminate relative motion between position sensitive components across the table work surface. The vibration isolator system is designed to filter floor vibration before it can reach the table top and...
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