SCHOTT to offer high homogeneity optical glass in quality levels up to H4 from stock
Various high-quality optical glasses up to the homogeneity level H5 available
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. High homogeneity glass is particularly well-suited for use in high-power laser and astronomical applications.
The superior quality of an optical material is reflected in its homogeneity and, to be even more specific, in an extremely narrow variation range for the entire piece of glass with respect to refractive index. “In response to growing demand, we will now be offering our customers a range of high homogeneity glasses that can be used to manufacture cut blanks extremely quickly and in a flexible manner,” explains Andreas Hädrich, Sales Director for Europe at SCHOTT Advanced Optics.
Stock list of materials and maximum available dimensions:
Some of these glasses are also available as i-Line glasses that combine extremely high refractive index homogeneity and high UV transmittance at 365 nm.