SCHOTT Advanced Optics, with its deep technological expertise, is a valuable partner for its customers in developing products and customized solutions for applications in optics, lithography, astronomy, opto-electronics, architecture, life sciences, and research. With a product portfolio of more than 120 optical glasses, special materials and components, we master the value chain: from customized glass development to high-precision optical product finishing and metrology.
Founded originally as a family-run business in 1968, SCHOTT in Yverdon was acquired by SCHOTT and integrated into “Advanced Optics” in 2000. Since then, it has developed a great deal of expertise and unique skills when it comes to producing optical components. Today, SCHOTT in Yverdon serves as the Center of Excellence for coatings and high-precision optical components, and it has an excellent command of various coating techniques.
As well as diverse precision processing and finalization procedures, including cementing and sub-assembling. Yverdon is also known for itsCNC(Computerized Numerical Control) machining for high-precision components for use in microlithography and high-end optics and is one of the largest plane parallel polished installed capacities in Europe in addition to aspherical & cylindrical lens manufacturing capabilities. High-precision machining capabilities with ceramics and optical materials and sub-assembly of optical materials, framing and cementing are as well part of Yverdon’s capabilities.