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Advanced Optics - Newsletter 01/2015

Newsletter 01/2015 - PDF Version

Join us at Photonics West for a discussion, donate to Project Night Night and celebrate the International Year of Light

SCHOTT Advanced Optics cordially invites all of our customers to join us at the Moscone Center in San Francisco at booth #1314.

The SCHOTT Advanced Optics team is preparing for an exciting few days at Photonics West 2015. In addition to our standard technical papers and new product launches, this year we are doing things a little differently.

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SCHOTT Advanced Optics to extend its sales cooperation with Hellma Optics

SCHOTT Advanced Optics has reorganized its sales of cut blanks made of optical glass., From 1st October 2014, Hellma Optik GmbH Jena took on distribution of small volumes of cut blanks from SCHOTT Advanced Optics in Europe.

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Advanced Optics to offer its multifunctional DARO coating for touch displays on CONTURAN® glass

Advanced Optics has expanded its coating expertise in the area of specialty glass and introduced one of the first permanently anti-reflective and oleophobic (DARO) coating to the market for use on SCHOTT’s proven glass CONTURAN®.

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Glass from SCHOTT delivers brilliant extraterrestrial images of Comet Tschuri

SCHOTT Advanced Optics is involved in the Rosetta mission on exploring Comet Tschuri (67P/Tschurjumow-Gerasimenko). We supplied specialty glass that delivers spectacular images of the comet inside the panorama camera. Four out of five lenses installed in each of the seven objective lenses used in the CIVA camera system of the Philae lander were manufactured from two different types of radiation-resistant optical glasses from SCHOTT.

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N-FK58 XLD: Temperature coefficients of refraction now available

SCHOTT Advanced Optics offers an updated datasheet for the optical glass N-FK58 XLD, a high quality optical glass with extremely low Dispersion (XLD = extremely low dispersion) and excellent processing properties. The datasheet for N-FK58 XLD now also includes the temperature coefficients of refraction.

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New book “Optical Glass” from Dr. Peter Hartmann, SCHOTT Advanced Optics –  published by SPIE

Book Description

For more than 400 years, optical glass has provided mankind with a window into both the hidden microcosm and vast outer cosmos of the known universe, transforming philosophy, science, and engineering through its visage and, thus, shaping modern civilization.

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