ABOUT SCHOTT NORTH AMERICA, INC. - LIGHTING AND IMAGING

SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging specializes in design and manufacture of fiber optic, LED, optical and hybrid product solutions for use in medical, dental, scientific, industrial, defense, aviation and automotive applications. In the medical field, SCHOTT specializes in custom solutions for OEM manufacturers such as leached fiber optic image bundles and light guides for endoscopy applications, fused fiber optic tapers and faceplates for x-ray applications and flexible wound fiber bundles for MRI applications.

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SCHOTT is a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics. The company has more than 130 years of outstanding development, materials and technology expertise and offers a broad portfolio of high-quality products and intelligent solutions. SCHOTT is an innovative enabler for many industries, including the home appliance, pharmaceutical, electronics, optics, automotive and aviation industries. SCHOTT strives to play an important part of everyone’s life and is committed to innovation and sustainable success. The group maintains a global presence with production sites and sales offices in 35 countries. With its workforce of approximately 15,000 employees, sales of $2.24 billion were generated in fiscal year 2014/2015. www.us.schott.com.

MARKETS AND APPLICATIONS

Microscopy Illumination Microscopy Illumination

Stereo Microscopes are used for life science, material science, and clinical routine industrial inspection tasks. Illumination plays a key role in the contrast of the surface of the specimen, allowing for informative investigation and optical documentation. The better the object is illuminated, the more details become visible in microscopy. SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging provides innovative illumination solutions for Stereo Microscopes to enable customers to perform better in their tasks.

Medical Illumination Medical Illumination

SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging delivers fiber optic and LED technologies to help redefine the boundaries of medical innovation, and provide deeper insights in helping medical experts see more of what is relevant to their diagnoses and therapies.

Sensors, Metrology, And Control Applications Sensors, Metrology, And Control Applications

SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging has the capabilities and knowledge available to assist customers in finding the perfect fiber optic solution for sensor, metrology, and control applications. SCHOTT specialists will work with customers to jointly draw up an action plan addressing each stage leading to series production.

Defense And Security Defense And Security

SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging offers high tech materials and components for enabling the defense and security industry to develop night vision, display, sensor, and other technologies that are smaller, lighter, and more effective. They manufacture and assemble fiber optic and electronic products including optics for night vision systems, controlled illumination glass for avionics, and other display packages, and camera systems.

Aviation Lighting Aviation Lighting

The perfect lighting sets the atmosphere of any aircraft cabin. SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging aims to use natural lighting with different intensities and color shades to create a perfect lighting mix with an unmatched overall impression and atmosphere, enabling airlines and passengers to experience the right setting both during the day and during the night.

Automotive Lighting Automotive Lighting

SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging has been recognized for more than two decades for their expertise in reliable OEM and Tier1 solutions for the automotive industry. Available solutions include functional and ambient lighting for automobile interiors, optoelectronic sub-systems for head and taillights, and fiber optic components for in-car infotainment.

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FEATURED ARTICLES

The Finest Photon Brush For Microchip Production
The Finest Photon Brush For Microchip Production Extreme ultraviolet technology (EUV) represents a groundbreaking technological change in microchip production. Serial production has begun on the ASML EUV wafer scanner family, the “TWINSCAN NXE” series, to be ready for shipment later this year. SCHOTT is ready to standby to provide components and know-how. This article delves into the transformed technology used by the new system, including a fine proton brush to miniaturize the...  Continue Reading...
Soothing Lighting Technologies
Soothing Lighting Technologies The human body has developed an inner clock that synchronizes with the 24-hour light cycle in the earth’s environment, which can affect emotions and other health aspects. Medicine is now making greater use of the fact that light has such a strong influence on our health and well-being. Studies show that biologically effective light can be used to successfully treat the attendant emotional symptoms of premenstrual complaints. This article...  Continue Reading...
How Ultra-Thin Glass Fibers Help Doctors Spot Ailments And Save Lives
How Ultra-Thin Glass Fibers Help Doctors Spot Ailments And Save Lives Finding a balance between highly specialized instruments and patient well-being raises challenges for the manufacturers developing preventative care tools. Endoscopes equipped with lighting and imaging bundles can help doctors and patients catch health problems early.  Continue Reading...
Smart Fiber Optics For Use In Modern Radiology
Smart Fiber Optics For Use In Modern Radiology 3-D x-ray devices are used in dental offices and in surgical operating rooms by taking a series of photos and arranging them on a screen as a continuous image sequence. This modern radiology technique opens up new diagnostic possibilities, enables difficult surgical procedures, and significantly improves changes of success. Sophisticated dynamic or 3-D x-rays would be impossible without using state-of-the-art flat image detectors that feature...  Continue Reading...
5 Reasons Collaborative Design Produces The Most Innovative Products
5 Reasons Collaborative Design Produces The Most Innovative Products Designing robust products with fiber optics components for everything from medical instruments to jet planes not only demands optical considerations, but thermal, electrical, and mechanical requirements. In order to create a lighting device that meets design specifications while balancing cost and performance, developers should work with skilled component manufacturers from start to finish. This article presents five reasons to utilize...  Continue Reading...
Devices Automatically In The Best Light
Devices Automatically In The Best Light Manual instruments in production are gradually being replaced by automated optical measurement systems, where optimal illumination determines the test quality. A device that illustrates this transition is the ZEISS O-SELECT with an LED ring light from SCHOTT. This application note covers this device’s make-up, features, and capabilities.  Continue Reading...
Environmentally Friendly Fibers
Environmentally Friendly Fibers A new demand that has been placed on glass optical fibers is the need for environmental compatibility. The SCHOTT technology group provides a solution for this demand with their new PURAVIS® glass optical fibers that offer several improved performance parameters compared to other types of glass. The process for manufacturing these products does not use lead, arsenic, or antimony, and already complies with future environmental requirements.  Continue Reading...

CONTACT INFORMATION

SCHOTT North America, Inc. - Lighting and Imaging

122 Charlton Street

Southbridge, MA 01550

UNITED STATES

Phone: +1-508-765-9744

Fax: +1-508-765-1299

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FEATURED PRODUCTS

  • Medical Light Sources And Components
    Medical Light Sources And Components

    SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging delivers medical light sources to help redefine the boundaries of medical innovation, and provide deeper insights in helping medical experts see more of what is relevant to their diagnoses and therapies. The SCHOTT® IllumaLS light source and the SCHOTT® LED light engine are both part of SCHOTT’s solutions for ambient illumination, surgical illumination, endoscopy, and stereo microscopy applications.

  • PURAVIS® Eco-Friendly Glass Optical Fibers
    PURAVIS® Eco-Friendly Glass Optical Fibers

    The PURAVIS® eco-friendly glass optical fibers from SCHOTT are designed for outstanding transmission of white light, even for long length applications. This “green” product is manufactured in an entirely environmentally friendly manner, including the entire proprietary manufacturing process, making the fibers automatically compliant with the EU directives RoHS and REACH.

VIDEOS

  • New IR Ceramic Optics And IR Optical Glass
    New IR Ceramic Optics And IR Optical Glass

    SCHOTT had some new offerings that Devin Standard was kind enough to share with us at DSS in 2015. Watch the video for information on their new infrared ceramic optical materials and infrared optical glasses, and a demonstration of the new materials working in conjunction with a thermal camera.

DOWNLOADS

  • PURAVIS® Eco-Friendly Glass Optical Fibers Brochure
    PURAVIS® Eco-Friendly Glass Optical Fibers Brochure

    The PURAVIS® eco-friendly glass optical fibers are designed for outstanding transmission of white light, even for long length applications, and are manufactured in an entirely environmentally friendly manner. The PURAVIS glass optical fibers feature a lower color shift so that illuminated objects retain their natural color, and low dispersion resulting in illumination with high color uniformity.