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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

FERGIE LAB - a single imaging spectrometer which can be used for so many spectroscopy laboratory applications

FERGIE is a revolutionary compact, diffraction limited imaging spectrometer from Princeton Instruments designed to make turn-key spectroscopy a reality.  Find out more about FERGIE’s Advanced Spectroscopy Laboratory applications including Raman Spectroscopy, Hyperspectral Imaging and much more..

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Princeton Instruments and Montana Instruments team up to make a Variable Temperature Raman Microscope for the CRYOSTATION

The NEW Cryo Raman is a variable temperature Raman microscope integration is optimised for high collection efficiency and throughput, offering an automated and controlled environment for characterising materials with standard spectroscopic techniques.  Applications include Quantum Information, 2D Optoelectronics and Bio-Sensing.

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DENSsolutions Impulse. The next generation of in situ software

Set up and monitor in situ experiments. Flawlessly.

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