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Featuring interviews with our partners at Raptor Photonics, Lake Shore Cryotronics and the J.A. Woollam Company. As well as testimonials from customers at Rutherford Appleton Laboratories and Surrey University.

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Christmas Message and Opening Hours

Quantum Design UK and Ireland publish our annual Christmas message and look back on an eventful and successful new year. Videos and free magazine links too!


Important information about Covid-19

We Are Embracing the ‘New Normal’!

Most Quantum Design UK and Ireland staff members are still working remotely. However, we are using the offices to successfully and safely to keep up with our deliveries. The best way to contact us currently is by email. And we can have ‘face-to-face’ meetings via Microsoft Teams – just get in touch, set up a time and we’ll send you a link. It couldn’t be simpler and works well for our customers and suppliers. Please see our list of contacts here.

We will be reviewing the situation on a regular basis and will provide updates on our website and across our social media platforms: Twitter and LinkedIn.

Quantum Design UK and Ireland are committed to supporting customers, colleagues, and the community at this difficult time.

About Us

Quantum Design 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 instruments comes from more than 30 years’ experience in manufacturing and distributing its own industry-leading materials characterisation systems.  For more information please visit QUANTUM DESIGN NORTH AMERICA

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Case Study

Quantum Research

Montana Instruments offers solutions for multiple research applications, including cutting-edge techniques and breakthrough technology developments for a variety of colleges, universities, and research labs around the globe. Read the Case Study: “Using Rare-Earth Doped Materials to Characterise Closed-Cycle Cryostats for QIS Applications”.


Upcoming Events

Surfex 2022
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Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK
The Advanced Materials Show 2022
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Cryogenics and Optical Cryostats Dr Shayz Ikram Ellipsometers Events Lake Shore Materials Characterisation
NEC, Birmingham

Discount on SWIR

Up to 15% OFF all Raptor SWIR Cameras

Treat yourself this Christmas with a great offer from QDUKI and Raptor Photonics. Covering the whole SWIR range – up to 15% OFF! Get your purchase order in before 31st January 2022.


Latest News

How Our Competition Winner is Getting on With the Top Prize

Earlier this year, we invited you to share your photos to see you happily back in the lab. Lots of great prizes were up for grabs, and we were delighted to announce the winner of the Thermal imaging camera. He’s sent us images of the prize in use. See them here.


DEMO Loan Camera

Rent a Hyperspectral Imaging Camera for Your Upcoming Research 

We’re offering researchers the opportunity to hire the Specim IQ Portable Hyperspectral Camera for a week or a month at a time


Featured Webinar

Watch: Advantages of Hyperspectral Drill Score Scanning

Hyperspectral imaging is an emerging technology that complements traditional exploration and ore characterisation methods. Hyperspectral drill-core scanning can be integrated into standard core-logging procedures and supports on-site geologists with fast, efficient, and unbiased means of extracting valuable mineralogical information.


We’ve made it easy for you! See all webinar recordings here

Special Offer

20% off the Lake Shore M81 SSM

Until 31st Jan 2022, we are offering a big 20% off list price for the Lake Shore M81 Synchronous Source Measurement System


Case Study

Hyperspectral Imaging Enters Vertical Farming

Agricola Moderna is an Italian Vertical Farming company selling their brands of leafy greens and salads to the Italian supermarket’s main actor and in a platform specialised in sustainable and local food. They specialise in all the aspects that concern Vertical Farming: plant science, data science, climate engineering, and industrial logistics. Agricola Moderna chose Specim as their hyperspectral camera supplier.


High Tech Instrumentation Magazine

New Product Launches

The Montana CryoAdvance

We’re really excited to announce the launch of the CryoAdvance™ – takes the next step in advanced materials and quantum device characterisation.


Application Note

Why Is My Dilution Refrigerator Not Getting to Base Temperature??

Why is my dilution refrigerator not getting to base temperature

The new application note “Model 372 AC Resistance Bridge Installation Best Practices for Measurement in a Dilution Refrigerator” reviews techniques for minimising the impact of noise and other factors on DR temperature measurement accuracy…


You can now download hundreds of useful applications notes and documents for Quantum Design systems.


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