Patent Number: 8,028,427

Title: Apparatus and method for positioning a workpiece

Abstract: A stage for aligning a workpiece relative to analyzing apparatus. The stage has a platform and means for maintaining a workpiece on the platform. The platform is operable to tilt relative to the analyzing apparatus and thereby rotate the workpiece relative to the analyzing apparatus.

Inventors: Morris; Stephen J. (Shrewsbury, GB)

Assignee: Nightingale-EOD Ltd.

International Classification: G01B 11/27 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-10-04 0:00:00