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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

17 October 2018

Quantum Design MPMS 3 Users Meeting

We will be holding a Quantum Design MPMS 3 Users Meeting at Rutherford Appleton Laboratories on 17 October 2018.

All MPMS 3 system users are strongly encouraged to attend as this is an ideal opportunity to learn more about the system and meet the application experts from Quantum Design Inc.



Featured Product

SCREEN Develops Deep Tomography System for Observation and Measurement of 3D Images

SCREEN's NEW Cell3iMager Estier employs the optical coherence tomography (OCT) technology used in the opthalmology field for the examination of retinas.  It does not require any special preparations and great simplifies the safe, non-invasive capture of 3D images of tissue samples and organoids created from iPS cells, ES cells and more.

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A NEW UV radiometer that delivers unmatched flexibility and capability not found in any other system

The ILT800 CureRight series from International Light Technologies is designed to measure and validate all types of UV curing methods and sources including conveyor, belt, oven, flood, area, spot, fiber optic, collimated beam, side cure, 180° curing, 3D printing, pulsed and traditional UV lamps, and UV/VIS LEDs &  light sources 

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Register for our 18th UK Annual J A Woollam Spectroscopic Ellipsometer Workshop

The format of this free of charge workshop will include an introduction to ellipsometry, fundamentals of ellipsometric data analysis, and an overview of ellipsometric applications in both research and production. New emerging applications will be highlighted.

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