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Advanced Optics - Newsletter 03/2013

Newsletter 03/2013 - PDF Version


Don't be blinded

The human eye, as well as electronic components, must be protected from extremely intense infrared radiation during a variety of technical processes.

No other filter glass can do this as effectively as the new VG20 from SCHOTT.

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SCHOTT to offer high homogeneity optical glass in quality levels up to H4 from stock

The international technology group SCHOTT that has over 125 years of experience in manufacturing special-purpose optical glasses has now announced that the most popular high-quality glass types of up to quality level H4 will be available from stock and can be ordered in the form of cut blanks starting soon.

Furthermore, the company will be offering high-quality glasses for use in large high precision optics up to the homogeneity level H5.

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SCHOTT Advanced Optics completes investigations on the registration of its glasses under REACH

In order to comply with the REACH Regulation set forth by the European Union, the SCHOTT Advanced Optics Business Unit has recently completed a thorough review of the legislation’s requirements to determine if our lines of glass need to be registered. Through diligent investigations and focused teamwork, we determined that the vast majority of our glass products do not require registration.

However, for those few glasses that do need registration, the appropriate registration dossier was successfully submitted to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) prior to the May 31, 2013 due date.

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Cleary innovative technology




By showcasing one of the most dynamic attributes of our ultra-thin glass technology, our compelling trailer makes it easier for customers to see the possibilities

SCHOTT Advanced Optics has recently expanded our ultra-thin glass portfolio, adding a new roll configuration to our existing sheet option.

To best promote our exciting Roll2Roll technology, SCHOTT Advanced Optics has produced a new trailer that showcases our ultra-thin glass in action.

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Advanced Optics expanding its Asia business

At the CIOE exhibition in Shenzhen, Advanced Optics presented an ultra-light-weighted ZERODUR® mirror as well as different glass types and components

Attending this trade show for more than 10 years now, Advanced Optics has adopted CIOE as an important pillar of its communication with customers and other players of the industry.

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The best mirror technology on this planet and beyond


SCHOTT Advanced Optics participated in Aerospace Mirror Workshop

SCHOTT Advanced Optics has recently attended NASA Mirror Tech Days, 1 - 3 October 2013 at the Northrop Grumman site in Redondo Beach, California.

Sponsored by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics; the Optical Society of Southern California (OSSC); and Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, the workshop is labeled “the best Mirror Technology on this planet and beyond!”.

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SCHOTT donates glass on roll to Deutsches Museum

New exhibit represents a valuable addition to the collection on glass technology in Munich

The international technology group SCHOTT donated a presenter that consists of rolled ultra-thin glass to the Deutsches Museum in Munich. This glass on roll will be used to illustrate state-of-the-art technology and the power of innovation of German companies in a future exhibit entitled “Glass Technology”.

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