Quantum Design UK and Ireland Ltd
+44 (0)1372 378822

Welcome to Quantum Design

We are one of the leading European distributors of high-tech instrumentation for scientific, academic and industrial research.


We are one of the leading European distributors of high-tech instrumentation and consumables for scientific, academic and industrial research.


High resolution optical and scanning probe microscopy solutions

Cryogenics and Optical Cryostats

Optical cryostats and helium liquefiers


For thin film and bulk materials characterisation

Electron Microscopy

TEM Cameras, In-Situ Microscopy and Electron Diffraction Tools

Light Sources

Broadband incoherent light sources and accessories


2D IR cameras and hyperspectral imaging

Physical Property Measurement

Automated temperature and magnetic field testing platforms for materials characterisation


Vibrating sample (VSM) and SQUID magnetometers

Bioimaging and X-Ray Microscopy

Label free holographic microscopy

Light Measurement

Radiometers and detectors


Optical filters and wire-grid polarisers


QuantumDesign UK and Ireland are one of the leading distributors of high-tech instrumentation and consumables for scientific, academic and industrial research.   

Our dedicated team of sales and service engineers, are able to provide fast, flexible and reliable service to our customers.

We are part of the Quantum Design International (QDI) group.  QDI manufacture and distribute scientific and industrial instrumentation through an international network with subsidiaries in every major technological centre around the world.  QDI’s success in distributing scientific products comes from more than 30 years’ experience in manufacturing and distributing its own industry-leading materials characterisation systems.  For more information please visit

+44 (0)1372 378822

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Featured Event

09 October 2018

J A Woollam Complete EASE UK Short Course - Surrey

Cost £995 excluding VAT
Participants need to bring their own laptop and charger

A purchase order will be required for the CompleteEASE course

Our CompleteEASE software course is being held in Surrey directly after our J A Woollam half day workshop - details

These short courses focus on data analysis methods used in spectroscopic ellipsometry with a significant amount of “hands-on” computer time with J A Woollam's data analysis software.



Featured Product

DENSsolutions introduces a new Gas Analyser

The new Gas Analyser  transforms the Climate into the only platform in the market able to combine TEM-based data with information about the kinetics of the reaction under examination.

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Strongly Cavity Enhanced Spontaneous Emission from Silicon Vacancy Centres in Diamond

Researchers at Stanford University in the Nanoscale and Quantum Photonics Lab are studying new ways to manipulate a unit of quantum information called a qubit.

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Come and discuss your TEM requirements with us at EMAG 2018

EMAG is being held at Warwick University on 4-5 July. 

Come and talk to us about Electron Diffraction, In Situ TEM, Integrated AFM in SEM, TEM cameras and much more..

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