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Microstructures and nanostructures
Following Nature’s Footsteps
The discovery of optical microstructures and nanostructures has opened completely new technological perspectives. [more]

A Big Future for the Tiniest of Particles
The Greek nanos, as in nanotechnology, means dwarf, but the expected impact of this tiny realm on science and business in the 21st century is anything but small. With its exceptional cross functionality this technology will be a crucial factor in the business world. [more]

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Digital Projectors
Home Movie Projectors on the Rise
Projectors that convert data to pixels and cast the resulting images onto a screen or wall are widespread in professional life. The next conquest of these digital projectors is the home cinema. SCHOTT is a major supplier of optical components for such projectors. [more]

Working through the Keyhole
Many surgical operations are becoming increasingly less invasive and post-operative scarring is being reduced to a minimum. Endoscopes are an indispensable tool for many surgical procedures. These instruments enable surgeons to see the “invisible.” [more]

Light Guides
Making Something Heavy Light
Concrete brings to mind gray facades, plain bridges, dreary basement garages and indistinctive high-rise buildings on the outskirts of cities. Hungarian architect Áron Losonczi has demonstrated that this construction material can look quite different. Light guides from SCHOTT play an important role in his concept. [more]

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Fiber Optics
A Shining Beacon
A unique building at Volkswagen AG’s Transparent Factory in Dresden never fails to fascinate visitors: a gigantic globe that shines in constantly changing colors – with the help of fiber optics from SCHOTT. [more]

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Airlines See the Light
Galleys made of aluminum for passenger aircraft are one of the specialties of Bucher Leichtbau AG. A major feature of the innovative concept is the lighting system with glass fiber. [more]

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LED Lighting
Long-Lasting and Light-Fast
Intelligent LED lighting complements SCHOTT’s know-how in fiber optics to provide a broader spectrum of lighting solutions for machine vision solutions. Innovative, patented functions improve application potential for industrial quality control. [more]

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Lighting Technology
Efficiency with Electroluminescence
Thin, flexible, durable and energy-saving – these are the top features of high-grade lighting elements based on organic light-emitting diodes. The technological foundation for the production of large area components is being investigated in SCHOTT research labs. [more]

Catching the Culprit with Cold Light
A handy forensic kit from SCHOTT is a valuable asset in combating crime. [more]

Controlled Reflection
Projector lighting systems call for high-quality, long-life components. SCHOTT develops tailor-made lighting units in collaboration with its customers. [more]

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Shop Window Design
A Commercial on Glass
“Amiran” glass as a cinema “screen” – one of the first applications of this type in Europe can be seen in a pilot store belonging to Ericsson in Berne, Switzerland. [more]

Art with Light Effects
A World Made of Small Lights
The Spanish artist Pere Bruix works with glass fibers, achieving impressive effects in the process. [more]

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Optical Lighting Technology
Brilliantly staged
Barco is the global technology leader for large screen projection systems for professional applications. Future developments are largely dependent on the potential performance that reflectors can deliver. [more]

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Luxury Liner with Dots of Light
It took more than two years for the French shipyard Chantiers de l’Atlantique to build the first “Millennium” cruiser for the Norwegian shipping company Royal Caribbean Cruises. On board is the fiber optic lighting technique developed by SCHOTT. [more]

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Conservation Lighting
In the right light
Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, can be considered the birthplace of the United States. Historical documents which shaped the history of the new nation are displayed here, illuminated with fiber optic lighting from SCHOTT. [more]

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Lighting Systems
Entertainment on a Superlative Scale
With the opening of Sony’s new entertainment complex in Tokyo, the future of cinema has already begun. The creative use of Hoya-SCHOTT’s fiber optics for lighting helps give the complex its unique futuristic atmosphere. [more]

Interior Decoration
Heavenly Light
Based on the latest fiber optic technology, the SCHOTT Easy-Fit Star Kit gives every do-it-yourselfer the opportunity to create impressive light effects. [more]