ZEISS Annual Report

The Annual Report provides comprehensive information about fiscal year 2012/13.

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The focus of attention is on application reports from customers for customers. In addition, developments and interesting applications as well as achievements, orders and collaborations are presented.

Innovation 22

  • (Re)solution: Exciting insights
  • Better vision: With and without glasses
  • Essay: Reunification of Carl Zeiss East and West


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Innovation 21

  • Living images: Fluorescence microscopy
  • Camera lens: From the mood to Hollywood
  • Treasure of the Avars: If it glitters, it is gold


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Innovation 20

  • Increasingly smaller: Optical lithography
  • Window pains: Large windows with small cracks
  • Nature at its best: The original cooks


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Innovation 19

  • Future-oriented medicine: The language of cells
  • New dimensions: Riding the comet
  • Discovering Asia: All with the light of a matchstick


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Innovation 18

  • Innovations: Don’t leave innovation to chance
  • Insights: Neanderthals under the microscope
  • Image qualities: Bringing senses to the big screen


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Innovation 17

  • Visual perception
  • The fascination of the eye
  • Diagnosis - Therapy - Follow-up care


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Innovation 16

  • A look at the universe
  • Fascinated by photography
  • Nanostructures


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Innovation 15

  • In memory of
    Ernst Abbe


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Innovation 14

  • The key technologies in life sciences: FluoresScience
  • Modern surgical microscopes and methods
  • Eye care in focus


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Innovation 13

  • Anniversaries in medicine
  • Shapes and colors in art and nature
  • Images like music


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Innovation 12

  • Molecular diagnosis platforms
  • With the camera in the balloon
  • Spectrometers on the high seas


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Innovation 11

  • Climate change, glaciers and the iceman
  • Processes of cell division
  • All eyes on Zeiss lenses


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Innovation 10

  • Microscopy and prion research
  • Minimally invasive surgery on the spine
  • Measuring next to the machine


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Innovation 09

  • Ultraviolet holes
  • The revolution in lens design
  • A sharp eye on the universe


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Innovation 8

  • Porsche and Zeiss – A winning team
  • Online diagnosis - Certainty within minutes
  • The beauty of black & white photography


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Innovation 7

  • Gazing into the cold depths of the universe
  • Sun and truth - As Goethe didn't say
  • Well poised for the future


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