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Overview of the contents of solutions no. 1/2007

Special Glass for a Monument
Glass Sets the Stage for Sorrow
On March 11, 2007, a glass memorial was inaugurated in Madrid by the King and Queen of Spain. It pays tribute to the victims of the worst terrorist attack in the country’s history. SCHOTT supplied the glass components for the monument. [more]
Piezo Glass Ceramic
A Material Generates Voltage and Movement
For the first time ever, researchers have succeeded in carrying over piezo-electric glass ceramics from the laboratory into product development. These lead-free materials offer completely new qualities. [more]
Industrial Image Processing
Placed into Perspective
Automated optical inspection for quality assurance is now standard in modern manufacturing. Achieving reliable results calls for custom-designed illumination of the objects. [more]
Remote Solar Power Supply
Finally Electricity!
By building solar power plants in sparsely populated provinces in China and other regions of the world, SCHOTT is contributing towards improved living conditions and developing a new market for the future. [more]
Architecture
Glass Opens Up New Horizons for Design
No other material is associated more closely with modern architecture than glass. In combination with new technologies, this versatile material offers a broad range of possibilities ranging from lighting to construction using solar technology. [more]
Japan
Ascension under Nippon’s Sun
SCHOTT celebrates 40 years in Japan: From a three-man company to a diversified high-tech partner. [more]
Laser Glass
Igniting Ideas in Glass for Hot Furnaces
The world’s most powerful laser is now being built at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory in California and will feature several thousand specialized glass components from SCHOTT. The thirty year partnership between physicists and glass experts has turned this technological masterpiece into reality. [more]
Art
Worlds of Adventure in Glass
The work of the German glass sculptor Nabo Gass links innovative finesse with the highest standards for creativity. He ranks as one of the few courageous artists who dare to work with translucent types of image carriers. [more]


Short stories
Additional articles from the world of SCHOTT
Featuring SCHOTT solar cells, the anti-reflective glass Amiran®,
a „kitchen highlight” and ... [more]