The ZEISS Group is an international leader in the fields of optics and optoelectronics. In fiscal year 2011/12 the company’s approximately 24,000 employees generated revenue of nearly 4.2 billion euros. In the markets for Industrial Solutions, Research Solutions, Medical Technology and Consumer Optics, ZEISS has contributed to technological progress for more than 160 years and enhances the quality of life of many people around the globe. The ZEISS Group develops and produces planetariums, eyeglass lenses, camera and cine lenses and binoculars as well as solutions for biomedical research, medical technology and semiconductor, automotive and mechanical engineering industries. ZEISS is present in over 40 countries around the globe with about 40 production facilities, over 50 sales and service locations and approximately 20 research and development sites. ZEISS is fully owned by the Carl Zeiss Stiftung (Carl Zeiss Foundation). Founded in 1846 in Jena, the company is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany. www.zeiss.com
The Corporate Research and Technology (CRT) division is the central research facility of whole ZEISS. As such, it is responsible for new developments in all directions of ZEISS. The Optical Systems Simulation department combines wave optical simulation tools and modern numerical methods to analyze and optimize imaging properties of optical systems, for existing and new products.
The ZEISS Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology (SMT) business group offers a broad portfolio of products and globally leading know-how in the areas of lithography and optical modules, thus covering various key processes in microchip production. The portfolio includes development and manufacturing of lithography optics, photomask solutions and optical components.
Carl Zeiss AG is full partner in the ADOPSYS project and together with TU Delft will host an ESR working on innovative simulation approaches for demanding optical systems.