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Index of SCHOTT INFO 105

Continuing to Develop Growth Opportunities
SCHOTT generates one-quarter of its world sales of two billion euros in the United States. Dr. Leopold von Heimendahl, Chairman of the Board of Management, and Dr. Johannes Hain, President of SCHOTT Corporation, spoke about the 40-year U.S. presence of the international technology company, its strategy and plans for the future. [more]

Full service
Customer-Oriented Research
With its expertise in optical, ophthalmic and laser glasses, SCHOTT in Duryea, nestled in the hills of northeast Pennsylvania, is the second largest “full service“ Research and Development site in the SCHOTT Group, after the Otto SCHOTT Research Center in Mainz. [more]

UBS Tower
Uniting the interior with the exterior
The UBS Tower in Chicago is a distinct addition to the skyline of the famous “Windy City” in the Midwest of the United States. [more]

Otto Schott Research Award
Solid-State Lasers in Focus
Professor Andreas Tünnermann, a physicist working at the Institute for Applied Physics at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany received the Otto Schott Research Award in 2003 for his research work in the field of solid-state lasers. [more]

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]

Top Optics with a Wide Field
When the innovative wide field survey telescope called VISTA (Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy)goes into operation in the year 2006, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) will have another top-quality instrument at its disposal to explore the heavens.

Glass ceramic cooktop panels
Shorter Cooking Times
A new generation of glass ceramic cooktop panels will make fast cooking even faster. The cooktops cuts boil-up times and set new standards in terms of environmentally friendly application. [more]

Laser cutting systems
A Smooth Cut
SCHOTT Advanced Processing has become the market leader laser cutting systems for glass through new technology – and its integration into customer-friendly mass production of displays throughout the world. [more]

Marble, Gold and “Mirogard”
The reopening of the renowned Albertina Museum in Vienna in March 2003 was the media event of the year in Austria. Queen Sonja of Norway and Austrian President Thomas Klestil opened the renovated museum, which had remained closed to the public for nearly 10 years. Many of the exhibits are now protected by “Mirogard” products, SCHOTT’s anti-reflective picture glazing. [more]

Quality assurance
Analyses Further Progress
SCHOTT relies on state-of-the-art analytical methods for quality assurance and the development of new products. This expertise is concentrated in the Analysis and Measurement Service (AMS) of Research & Development. [more]