Minus K Technology Inc

Inglewood, CA 90301


About Minus K Technology Inc


460 Hindry Ave
Unit C
Inglewood, CA 90301
United States

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Minus K Vibration isolation products require NO AIR or ELECTRICITY. Applications include Laser/Optical Systems, Nanotechnology, Biology/Neuroscience Microscopy, Micro-Hardness Testing / Nano Indentation, Spacecraft Ground Testing, Quantum Computing and vacuum chambers.


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BM-10 Bench Top Vibration Isolation Platform

The BM-10 has Minus K’s signature 0.5 Hz vertical natural frequency and 1.5 Hz horizontal natural frequency. It offers 10-100 times better performance than a full size air table...
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CT-2 Ultra-Thin Low-Height Tabletop Vibration Isolation Platform

The Compact Tabletop (CT-2) uses Minus K's patented technology allowing for the best performance on the market in just a 2.7 inch tall isolation platform. This completely passive...
Cm1 Cleanup
Optical benches, rails, & tables

CM-1 Compact Large Capacity Vibration Isolation

The CM-1 is a compact high capacity, low-frequency negative-stiffness isolator. They are completely passive and use No Air or Electricity. The isolators can be combined into multi...
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BM-1 Bench Top Vibration Isolation Platform

The BM-1 negative-stiffness vibration isolator is a large (almost 2 ft x 2 ft) high capacity bench top isolator for payload weight loads up to 1000 lbs. Providing 1/2 Hz performance...
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Optical benches, rails, & tables

MK52 Optical Vibration Isolation Table

Minus K MK52 Series Vibration Control Optical Table with more ergonomic comfort is designed specifically for ultra-low natural frequency applications. The system utilizes Minus...

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Minus K Congratulates to the following winners of Minus K's 2022/2023 Educational Giveaway

(Inglewood, California, April 3, 2023)Celebrating its’ thirtieth year in business, Minus K Technology has to-date granted over $65,000 of its superior performing patented Negative...


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FIGURE 1. The Busani Research Group’s AFM probe for semiconductor patterning, equipped with an aluminum nitrate laser nanowire used as a lithographic tip, allows traditional laser scanning to be performed along with spectroscopy to record the fluorescence signal of the material.
Detectors & Imaging

Combining laser scanning and spectroscopy for enhanced nanolithography patterning

An AFM probe for semiconductor patterning, equipped with an aluminum nitrate laser nanowire used as a lithographic tip, allows traditional laser scanning to be performed along...
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Positioning, Support & Accessories

Minus K Technology intros next-generation negative-stiffness passive isolator

The CT-2 negative-stiffness passive isolator delivers 1/2 Hz vertical and ~1-1/2 Hz horizontal natural frequencies.
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Laser Focus World announces 2019 Innovators Awards

For the second year, Laser Focus World held its Innovators Awards program, which celebrates the disparate and innovative technologies, products, and systems found in the photonics...
FIGURE 1. Shown is a schematic of a typical cantilevered horizontal-motion flexure that permits a low isolator height and low horizontal natural frequencies; bearing a weight load W on its end, the flexure has x and y displacement capability.
Positioning, Support & Accessories

Vibration Control: Low-frequency negative-stiffness isolation is compact for microscopy

Fitting high-performance vibration isolation into a small microscope platform can be done using negative-stiffness mechanical isolators.
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NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is suspended from Minus K vibration isolators on top of Chamber A at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
Test & Measurement

Minus K negative-stiffness vibration isolators simulate space environment for JWST testing

Negative-stiffness vibration isolators place the telescope in a hammock that isolates JWST during cryogenic testing.
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FIGURE 1. The Michelson-Morley experiment was performed on this slab in the basement of a stone dormitory at Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
Positioning, Support & Accessories

Positioning equipment - the challenge of building a solid foundation for optics

Stability and precision have been crucial for optics since the 19th century. The birth of holography and other precision laser measurements brought a new generation of equipment...
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Positioning, Support & Accessories

Vibration isolator from Minus K Technology is completely passive

The LC-4 compact, negative-stiffness vibration isolator supports weight loads from 1 to 130 lb.
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FIGURE 1. A large, massive Stage-Base vibration-isolation system from TMC is an example of the technology needed to satisfy the requirements for manufacturing precision and speed in the semiconductor industry.

Photonics Products: Vibration-Isolation Tables: Isolation tables support stable optical setups

Essential for many experiments in optics, the vibration-isolation table comes in many forms, including active and passive vibration isolation, as well as pneumatic and non-pneumatic...
CM-1 negative-stiffness isolators from Minus K Technology
Positioning, Support & Accessories

Minus K Technology negative-stiffness vibration isolators available

CM-1 negative-stiffness vibration isolators support heavy payloads while reducing low-frequency vibrations.
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Minus K negative-stiffness vibration isolators will be used for ground testing of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).
Positioning, Support & Accessories

Minus K receives more JWST orders for negative-stiffness vibration isolators

After completing the initial order for negative-stiffness vibration isolators for JWST ground testing, Minus K Technology has received the complete order.

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Minus K MK52 negative-stiffness optical vibration isolation table

Vibration isolation table from Minus K achieves a 0.5 Hz natural frequency

The MK52 negative-stiffness optical vibration isolation table achieves vertical and horizontal natural frequencies of 0.5 Hz or lower without limiting its ability to support static...
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Positioning, Support & Accessories

NSM vibration isolation critical to neuronal measurement

When air tables, stacked air tables, and active electronic vibration-isolation systems failed to reduce vibrations to a level allowing measurement of neuronal brain activity for...
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FIGURE 1. The transmissibility of a passive negative-stiffness vibration isolator-that is, the vibration that transmits through the isolator as measured as a function of floor vibrations-can be 100 times better at low frequencies of around 2.5 Hz than a higher-cost air table.

VIBRATION-CONTROL SYSTEMS: Negative-stiffness vibration isolation improves reliability of nanoinstrumentation

Although low-frequency vibration isolation can be achieved by suspending nanoinstrumentation from a ceiling or using air tables, passive negative-stiffness vibration-isolation...