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solutions 1/2014
Sights Set on the Sun
A ZERODUR® mirror substrate 4.26 meters in diameter makes the DKIST solar telescope on Hawaii the largest of its kind. more
solutions 2/2013
Accurate Predictions
A new mathematical model for calculating the strength of ZERODUR® glass-ceramic components provides better data on performance. Customers in fields such as aeronautics, astronomy and lithography stand to benefit. more
solutions 1/2013
The finest Photon Brush
ASML will begin serial manufacturing of so-called EUV wafer steppers that allow for chip structures of under 18 nanometers in 2014. More
solutions 1/2012
Research and Technology
A Material with Future Potential
A scientific memorial colloquium discussed how glass-ceramics open up new possibilities. More
solutions 1/2010
EXPO 2010
Living Better – A City in Balance
The visionary theme of EXPO 2010 in Shanghai ”Better City, Better Life” becomes reality at the German Pavilion. More

GREGOR the Great
A Zerodur® mirror substrate in the new solar telescope on Tenerife allows for precise observations. More
solutions 2/2009
Flagship under the Star-Spangled Banner
The Duryea site has been setting important milestones for SCHOTT in the U.S. for 40 years. More

Solar Telescope
”Sunrise” over Arctic Ice
A primary mirror made of Zerodur® glass-ceramic from SCHOTT is at the heart of the solar telescope. More
solutions 1/2009
From a Glass Laboratory to a Technology Company
Founded in Jena in 1884, SCHOTT is now celebrating its 125 th anniversary. More

Bright Spots with LAMOST
The world’s largest Schmidt Telescope in China explores outer space with a Zerodur® mirror substrate. More
solutions 2/2008
Subtle Flight Attendant
The demand for more comfortable interior designs is growing all over the world, especially inside long distance airplanes. A fictitious flight illustrates the developments that passengers can soon look forward to – thanks to components from SCHOTT. [more]

SCHOTT and Aviation
Every passenger flying inside an Airbus or Boeing comes into contact with products from SCHOTT, either directly or indirectly: innovative lighting solutions offer attractive design and pleasant light conditions, optoelectronic components and glass-to-metal connections higher safety. [more]

Outsmarting Mother Nature
For four decades, Zerodur® glass ceramic has been offering the highest possible precision. [more]

”Astronomy enriches our everyday life”
Tim de Zeeuw, General Director of the European Southern Observatory, on the universe and what we can learn from it. [more]
solutions 1/2008
Hunters of the Galaxies
The world’s largest telescope is located on the Canary Island of La Palma. Astronomers are hoping it will help them find a second earth. [more]
solutions 2/2007
SOFIA project
Observatory Inside a Jumbo Jet
A flying telescope will be forging ahead to the limits of the Earth’s atmosphere. From here, astronomers hope to gain a clear view of the universe. [more]

China Gazes into Space
The Lijiang Telescope is the world’s largest automatically controlled eye looking into the sky. Zerodur® glass ceramic from SCHOTT is used as the mirror substrate. [more]

Solar telescope
Watchful Eye on the Sun
Researchers at the »Big Bear Solar Observatory« (BBSO) in California are looking to obtain new insights on the activities of our most important heavenly body. [more]

Constructive Cooperation
Dr. Philip R. Goode, Director of the Big Bear Solar Observatory, on the importance of observing the sun. [more]
solutions 1/2006
Mirror Substrate for a Telescope
Through the Fire to Reach for the Stars
Precision mirrors for telescopes owe their optical qualities to ZERODUR®, a special glass ceramic that retains its unique characteristics, despite variations in temperature. [more]