Tutorials

Technical Notes

Fundamentals of Vibration Control

This technical note describes the fundamentals of vibration and how these concepts relate to measurable parameters such as compliance and maximum relative motion.

Technical Notes

Optical Table System Design

The term optical table system typically refers to a vibration-isolation system, that is, the tabletop plus the support system.

Technical Notes

Designing with VIB320 Vibration Isolation Bearings

Newport's VIB320 Series isolators utilize patented VIBe™ technology to attenuate the transmission of vibrations without the need for electronics, air hoses, compressor or other supporting …

Manual

Optical Table Pre-installation Checklist

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.

Selection Guides

Optical Table Selection Guide

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 …

Literature

Vision IsoStation Brochure

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 …

Technical Notes

Vibration Control Definitions of Characteristics

This glossary covers the important terms related to vibration control.

Tutorials

Fundamentals of Vibration

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 …

Other

Doubled Table Tops

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, …

Other

Less Magnetic Table Tops

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

Other

Custom Honeycomb Structures

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 …

Videos

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

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

Technical Notes

Compliance and Transmissibility Curves

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 …

Tutorials

Environmental Vibration Criteria

These generic criterion curves have been developed on the basis of data from individual systems and measurements made in facilities both before and after vibration problems had been …

Selection Guides

Optical Breadboard Guide

Newport Optical Breadboards to fit any performance, budget or timeline are offered by Newport. Our optical breadboards range from economic Solid Aluminum Breadboard Plates all the way …

Tutorials

Understanding the Compliance Curve

No actual structure is a perfectly rigid body - all structures vibrate by flexing and twisting. The response of structures to random vibrations can be quite complicated because they …

Videos

VIBe Vibration Isolation Baseplate

The VIBe Isolation Baseplate from Newport Corporation provides a simple solution for isolating microscopes and other sensitive instruments from harmful laboratory vibration.

Videos

SmartTable OTS Optical Table System Overview

An overview of the SmartTable OTS optical table system from Newport Corporation. Covers key features and field upgradeable accessories in detail for upgradable vibration isolation table …

Videos

S-2000 Stabilizer™ Pneumatic Isolators with Automatic Re-Leveling Overview

S-2000 Stabilizer™ Pneumatic Isolators with Automatic Re-Leveling Overview with detailed discussion of technical specifications and construction

Videos

Modular Doubled Optical Table Installation Part 1

Installation of a modular doubled optical table from Newport Corporation (part 1). Shows how to set up and install a "doubler" optical table.

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