Providing an economical and stable platform for basic photonic research, the Integrity VCS Series vibration-control system includes a steel honeycomb damped optical platform and a mating support frame, available with or without active leveling pneumatic isolators. It offers traditional 8-in. or 12-in. thick optical platforms and a 6-in. thick platform. All platforms feature an array of tapped holes, 0.25 to 20 or M6, that extend to 0.5 in. from the edges and include a patented sealed-hole design. NEWPORT CORP., Irvine, CA. (800) 222-6440.