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
Juergen Hammerschmidt, Head of Global Sales Medical at SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging, explains the benefits of SCHOTT® Luminous Diffusers for medical applications.

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.

Karen Holst, Senior Product Manager Medical at SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging, with PURAVIS® glass optical fibers
News & Innovation stories

10 years of PURAVIS® glass fibers

These high performance fibers are used in medical technology, for instance when surgeons need to examine structures and tissues inside the body. Karen Holst, Senior Product Manager Medical at SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging, looks back on the last 10 years.

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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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Fairs and Events

Meet our experts from January 31 to February 2, 2023 in San Francisco, United States, at Photonics West. They look forward to meeting you in Hall A / South Hall / Booth #639 and having vibrant discussions.

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1/31 - 2/2


San Francisco, United States

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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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