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Press Release
18 September 2018

ZEISS ReLEx SMILE and ZEISS VisuMax

ZEISS establishes the patented SMILE technology with 1.5 million laser vision corrections worldwide

ZEISS announces two new milestones in refractive technology, with 1.5 million SMILE treatments and the production of its 1000th VisuMax femtosecond laser.

Press Release
14 September 2018

Anniversary SMT

50 Years of Semiconductor Manufacturing Technologies from ZEISS

In 1968, ZEISS supplied a lens for a circuit board exposure device for the first time. At the time, the predecessor of today’s wafer scanners for chip production mapped structures of more than ten micrometers. Today, ZEISS Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology (SMT) lithography optics with extreme ultraviolet light (EUV) already enable structures of less than 20 nanometers.

ZEISS Stories
11 September 2018

An Invention That Can Prolong Life

Removing a maximum amount of diseased tissue and – at the same time – not harming healthy tissue – fluorescence technology can help neurosurgeons walk this fine line during surgery on a brain tumor.

Press Release
11 September 2018

New Industrial Lenses

ZEISS Dimension for C-Mount Cameras

ZEISS is expanding its range of industrial lenses with its new ZEISS Dimension lens family, which was specially designed for C-Mount industrial cameras. “Sensors for image processing systems are getting bigger all the time, and they have a higher resolution and pixel density," says Michael Pollmann from ZEISS.


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50 Years of Semiconductor Manufacturing Technologies from ZEISS
Dr. Michael Kaschke, President and CEO of ZEISS, Dr. Dieter Kurz, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Carl Zeiss AG and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Carl Zeiss Foundation, Martin van den Brink, President and CTO of ASML, Dr. Karl Lamprecht, Member of the Executive Board of ZEISS and Head of the SMT segment, and Dr. Herbert Zeisel, Minsterial Conductor in the Key Technology for Growth Department at the BMBF (from the left), in front of the model of a Starlith® 19xyi lens from ZEISS.
New Industrial Lenses ZEISS Dimension for C-Mount Cameras
The six focal lengths of the ZEISS Dimension family range from 8 to 50 millimeters and have been designed for cameras with a sensor size of up to 4/3 inches.
Jugend forscht Regional Competition in Jena Held for 6th Time
Call to enter 6th Jugend forscht regional competition in Jena: Dr. Ulrich Simon, Head of Corporate Research & Technology at ZEISS and competition sponsorship representative, with Kenneth von Bünau, Michael Boin and Sabine Eisenbrand, Regional Competition Manager (from left)
Start of Vocational Training at ZEISS in Jena
Today, 20 young people received their contracts for specialist training at ZEISS in Jena.
ZEISS Installs New Full-Dome Video System in Granada Industrial Park
ZEISS Installs New Full-Dome Video System in Granada Industrial Park. This is an attractive area near the city center and it gets 600,000 visitors each year. Alongside the planetarium, it also features many interactive exhibits for families and school groups.
ZEISS Applicants’ Night for students in Oberkochen
Trainees and cooperative university students at ZEISS present technical and commercial trades, a range of vocational degrees and the online application tool.
ZEISS supports the Foundation for Children’s and Youth Soccer in Jena
Bernd Röck, Head of HR at Carl Zeiss Jena GmbH (left), and the founding members of the Foundation for Children’s and Youth Soccer in Jena, Hartmut Beyer (right) and StefanTreitl (2nd from right) with these soccer stars of tomorrow.
Prof. Torsten Kröger
Prof. Torsten Kröger from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology gave a talk on 9 July at the ZEISS Forum in Oberkochen.
The VISULAS® green, the next generation of ZEISS photocoagulation lasers, allows doctors to fully focus on treating their patients – without any interruptions.
The VISULAS® green, the next generation of ZEISS photocoagulation lasers, allows doctors to fully focus on treating their patients – without any interruptions.
In Paris, engineer Erik Loopstra (ZEISS) and physicist Vadim Banine (ASML) received the People’s Prize of the European Inventor Award 2018.
In Paris, engineer Erik Loopstra (ZEISS) and physicist Vadim Banine (ASML) received the People’s Prize of the European Inventor Award 2018.
ZEISS Receives Movie Industry Lifetime Achievement Award
Michael Schiehlen, Head of Sales (left), and Jörg Schmitz, Head of ZEISS Consumer Products (2nd from left), at the awards ceremony in Los Angeles
FullDome Festival
The 12th FullDome Festival ran from 23 to 26 May 2018 at the ZEISS Planetarium in Jena with the theme “The Power of Twelve“ and showcased the latest films, animations and experimental work for the 360-degree medium.
ZEISS Supreme Primes
The high-end ZEISS Supreme Primes lens range for exceptional film productions: pictured is the 6-part set, and the remaining focal lengths will be released by 2020.

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Infinity Tour

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ZEISS Symposium 2018

Optics in the quantum world

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ZEISS Press Contacts

Corporate Communications

Jörg Nitschke – Head of Corporate Brand & Communications

Jörg Nitschke
Head of Corporate Brand & Communications and Group Press Spokesman
joerg .nitschke @zeiss .com
Tel.: +49 (0)7364 20-3242

Markus Gögele – Head of External Corporate Communications

Markus Gögele
Head of External Corporate Communications
markus .goegele @zeiss .com
Telefon: +49 (0)7364 20 62232

Gudrun Vogel – Jena Site Communications

Gudrun Vogel
Jena Site Communications
gudrun .vogel @zeiss .com
Tel.: +49 (0)3641 64-2770

Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology

Ilka Hauswald – Press Contact for Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH

Ilka Hauswald
Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH
ilka .hauswald @zeiss .com
Tel.: +49 (0)7364 20-9231

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Industrial Metrology

Bernd Balle – Press contact for Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH

Bernd Balle
Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH
bernd .balle @zeiss .com
Tel.: +49 (0)7364 20-8148

Microscopy

Karin Gretz-Köhler – Press contact for Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH

Karin Gretz-Köhler
Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH
karin .gretz -koehler @zeiss .com
Tel.: +49 (0)7364 20-2253

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Medical Technology

Sebastian Frericks – Director of Investor Relations and press contact for Carl Zeiss Meditec AG

Sebastian Frericks
Director of Investor Relations
Carl Zeiss Meditec AG

General Inquiries:
press .meditec @zeiss .com
Tel.: +49 (0)3641 220-331

Investor Relations:
investors .meditec @zeiss .com
Tel.: +49 (0)3641 220-116

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Vision Care

Joachim Kuss – Press contact for Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH

Joachim Kuss
Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH
joachim .kuss @zeiss .com
Tel.: +49 (0)151 42112288

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Camera Lenses, Sports Optics & ZEISS VR One Plus

Jörn Leonhardt – Press contact for Camera Lenses & ZEISS VR One Plus

Jörn Leonhardt
Carl Zeiss AG
joern .leonhardt @zeiss .com
Tel.: +49 (0)7364 20-4694

Planetariums

Gudrun Vogel – Press contact for Planetariums

Gudrun Vogel
Carl Zeiss AG
gudrun .vogel @zeiss .com
Tel.: +49 (0)3641 64-2770

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Press Conferences

ZEISS Half-Year Figures 2017/18

High Tech Drives Growth

Half-year revenue grows to EUR 2.8 billion – EBIT at prior-year level despite negative currency effects.

Annual Report

Annual Report 2016/17 for the ZEISS Group

ZEISS focused sharply on the subject of networking in fiscal year 2016/17.