SCHOTT® Luminous Cylindrical Diffuser and Spherical Diffuser emitting red light on a dark background

SCHOTT® Luminous Diffusers

SCHOTT laser diffuser technology continues to propel light-based therapies forward to improve patient health. High-precision glass-based diffusers deliver uniform laser light for minimally invasive surgery and the treatment of skin and gum conditions, while supporting the fight against cancer.
A single SCHOTT® Luminous Cylindrical Diffuser emitting red light

High homogeneity and light radiation efficiency

Advanced and precise light-based therapies require a highly homogenous light output, and SCHOTT® Luminous Diffusers achieve industry-leading levels of performance. Perfected and verified through extensive tests, they offer excellent radiation homogeneity and an optical efficiency of more than 80 %.

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Full range of service capabilities

SCHOTT provides full support throughout your customer journey – from early-stage development, component design and prototyping, through application engineering and customization, to high-volume serial production. SCHOTT is also well-versed in the microassembly of complex components and light guides, and the addition of biocompatible surface treatments and coatings.

Single SCHOTT® Luminous Cylindrical Diffuser emitting red light on a dark background

Product variants

SCHOTT® Luminous Diffusers are available in several distinct geometries, each geared towards different applications. Cylindrical fiber diffusers, for example, suit the requirements of photodynamic and photoimmuno therapy, while spherical diffusers are widely used in laser-induced thermal therapies.

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Single SCHOTT® Luminous Spherical Diffuser emitting red light on a dark background
Single SCHOTT® Luminous Front-Emitting Diffuser emitting white light
Group of SCHOTT® Luminous Special-Shaped Diffusers emitting green light

We are certified

For the production of SCHOTT® Luminous Diffusers, we provide an ISO class 7 cleanroom and medical production facilities with ISO 13485 certification that are registered with regulatory authorities.

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News & Innovation stories

Minimizing patient risk for light-based therapies

Published in Laser Focus World, our experts present a new holistic measurement approach for light-delivery devices. It helps to improve the clinical efficacy of light-based treatments such as photodynamic therapy, photoimmunotherapy and laser interstitial thermal therapy.

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Five reasons why glass is best for medical devices

Glass fibers offer many advantages over polymer fibers when it comes to light delivery. Here are five reasons why glass is the best choice for delivering light in medical devices such as endoscopes and dental instruments.

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Cleanroom Mexico

Expansion of medical assembly and packing services

To support the growing demand for manufacturing of complex reusable and single-use medtech devices, SCHOTT is expanding its services at its production site in Mexico. John Roth, Head of Sales North America Medical and Industrial at SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging, talks about the importance of the new bioburden-controlled, class ISO 7/8 cleanroom.

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Whether you need more information, samples, a quote, or advice for a project, we would be delighted to talk to you.

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