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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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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”.


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


Upcoming Events

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Discount on SWIR

Up to 15% OFF all Raptor SWIR Cameras

The offer continues into the New Year! Treat yourself 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

Webinar: Thermography Compact – Enter the World of Infrared Technology

Find out how infrared camera technology is developing, which evaluation methods the latest software offers and which new applications open up for you. InfraTec will introduce you to the world of infrared technology with this free of charge online event


Featured Webinar

Watch: Best Practices for Hyperspectral Remote Sensing with Drones

Are you interested in learning about the pros and cons of different installation options? Are you looking to see the processing phases and results from Specim AFX? As the budgeting and planning for the next flight season are underway, Specim thought that you might want to learn from the best.


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


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


Ex-Demo Discount

15% OFF This Ex-Demo Woollam AlphaSE + 2 Years’ Free Warranty

We are offering an ex demonstration model of the J A Woollam AlphaSE Spectroscopic Ellipsometer with a discount of 15% and a two year warranty included in the deal.


Semiconductor Focus

Woollam thetaSE for Semiconductors


X-Rays in Semiconductors


A New Concept in Semiconductor Material/Device Characterisation


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