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International research and development activities, analytic and measurement technology, mathematical simulation and more.
solutions 1/2014
Research and Development 
Research for the Benefit of Progress
For 25 years, the Otto Schott Research Center has stood for trend-setting glass development. The ”glass laboratory” from SCHOTT serves as the nucleus for yesterday’s, today’s and tomorrow’s innovative products and ­technologies. more

Technical Tubing
The Algae Turbo
CONTURAX® glass tubes help to improve industrial growing of algae with photobioreactors. more

Otto Schott Research Award 2014
The Glass Laboratory inside a Mountain
The geoscientist Prof. Donald Dingwell was presented with the 2014 Otto Schott Research Award for his volcanic research. 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

Research & Development 
Detective Work in the Nano World
SCHOTT researchers use a scanning electron microscope to observe and prepare even the smallest possible surface structures. more

Research & Development
Electrifying Glass-Ceramics
Glass-ceramic holds great promise when used as a dielectric material for high-voltage capacitors in power electronics. more
solutions 1/2013
Research and Technology
Ceramic inspirations for optics and lighting
Transparent and translucent ceramics are paving the way for interesting applications in imaging systems and LED technology. More

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

Research and Technology
On the way to super strong glass
SCHOTT performs in-depth analyses and tests to learn more about the strength of glass and develop incredibly durable glass. More

Technical Tubing
Materials at the limit
High-quality tube filters from SCHOTT produce light similar to sunlight in weathering devices from Atlas MTS. More
solutions 2/2012
Guiding Light with Precision
Nanostructuring of glass opens up innovative applications as a technology platform. more

Otto Schott Research Award 2012
Investigating the Blueprint of Glass
Prof. Adrian C. Wright and Prof. Joachim Deubener received the Otto Schott Research Award. more

Research and Technology
On the Road to True Electromobility
A funded research project drives the use of lithium-air technology in higher performance batteries. more
solutions 1/2012
Pharmaceutical Services
Glass has a long tale to tell
SCHOTT pharma services offers customers analytic services for pharmaceutical packaging. More

Material Development
Fit for High-end Applications
Young SCHOTT researcher developed glass-ceramics for high-power mobile phone antennas. More

Research and Technology
A Material with Future Potential
A scientific memorial colloquium discussed how glass-ceramics open up new possibilities. More
solutions 1/2011
Technology Management
Excellent Management of Technology
SCHOTT recognized for “Successful Practice” in technology management. More
solutions 2/2010
Otto Schott Research Award 2010
Pioneering Glass Research
This year’s Otto Schott Research Award went to Prof. Tanguy Rouxel from France. More
solutions 1/2009
Research and Development
Journey to the Future of Glass
Twelve Otto Schott Research Award winners on the trail of tomorrow’s materials. More
solutions 2/2008
Research and Development
Networks for the Future
Modern researchers do more than just laboratory work. They are both global networkers and project managers. This is how research at SCHOTT cultivates promising future business fields to secure its competitiveness. More

Material Science
A Surprise to the Scientific World
Material researchers have long believed that ceramics are not suited for use as laser light sources. This year’s Otto SCHOTT Research Award winner, Dr. Akio Ikesue, proved them all wrong. More
solutions 2/2007
Materials Research
Outstanding Models
The dynamics of atoms inside glass and computer simulations that make it possible to project the physical properties of materials are the main focuses of the researchers who were recognized with the Otto SCHOTT Research Award 2007. More

Customer Support
Technological Trailblazer in Asia
By offering more support to customers, partners and SCHOTT divisions in Asia, the Application Center Asia (ACA), with its network of experts, acts as a problem solver when it comes to developing applications. More
solutions 1/2007
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

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