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. The better the object is illuminated, the more details become visible in microscopy.

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.

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.

Automotive Lighting Automotive Lighting

SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging has more than two decades of expertise in 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

Brilliant Inspiration For Dental Devices
Brilliant Inspiration For Dental Devices At the IDS, SCHOTT will present lighting products for dental devices that open up new design possibilities: innovative PURAVIS® glass fiber rods and autoclavable Solidur® LEDs.  Continue Reading...
LED Cabin Lighting That Can Stand The Test Of Time
LED Cabin Lighting That Can Stand The Test Of Time An assortment of lighting elements. Add a consistent “look and feel”. And continuous long-term performance – SCHOTT Aviation offers the perfect solutions to meet these three criteria. At this year’s Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX), April 4-6 in Hamburg, Germany, the international technology group’s product portfolio for aircraft cabin lighting is set to offer a unique experience (SCHOTT Hall 6, Booth 6B100).  Continue Reading...
No, Not That One: Imaging Systems And The ‘Other’ Fiber Optics
No, Not That One: Imaging Systems And The ‘Other’ Fiber Optics Well known as an enabling technology of telecommunications, fiber optics is also playing a pivotal role in imaging. This paper takes a closer look at the “other” fiber optics, illuminating the special qualities that make it the best solution for some of imaging’s most challenging problems and environments.  Continue Reading...
AAOS 2017: SCHOTT Gives Surgeons Better Visibility With Medical Lighting Advances
AAOS 2017: SCHOTT Gives Surgeons Better Visibility With Medical Lighting Advances SCHOTT will highlight the many ways it’s helping doctors see better through optics modules, light cables, and image guides at the AAOS 2017 Annual Meeting. The technology company will have experts on hand to showcase its super-luminous light engine - LEDgine 4 optics module as well as SCHOTT® Universal Light Guides, the latest medical light cable made with PURAVIS® fibers, which offer better light output with an environmentally...  Continue Reading...
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, and this article delves into the transformed technology used by the new system.  Continue Reading...
Soothing Lighting Technologies
Soothing Lighting Technologies The human body's inner clock synchronizes with the 24-hour light cycle in the earth’s environment, which can affect emotions and other health aspects. This article discusses ways to incorporate different types of lighting into medical environments to make a more positive environment for patients and doctors.  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 3D X-ray devices are used in dental offices and operating rooms by taking a series of photos and arranging them on a screen as a continuous image sequence. This  radiology technique opens up new diagnostic possibilities, enables difficult surgical procedures, and significantly improves changes of success.  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

  • SCHOTT® Fiber Optic Faceplates
    SCHOTT® Fiber Optic Faceplates

    SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging offers a series of fiber optic faceplates designed for high-resolution, “zero thickness” image transfer applications such as CCD and CMOS coupling, LCD and OLED displays, image intensification, remote viewing, field flattening, and x-ray imaging. They may also be used as input and output image intensifier windows in opto-electronic applications.

  • SCHOTT® Image Guides For Flexible Imaging Applications
    SCHOTT® Image Guides For Flexible Imaging Applications

    SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging offers a series of Image Guides for medical devices that include customization options for higher resolutions, end surface coatings, and many other options depending on the needs of each application. The latest developments for these image bundles include 6 μm higher resolution images, a larger active visibility area, and a superior image quality with zero optical inclusions in the center zone.

  • 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.