Important information about Covid-19

As a result of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak the Quantum Design UK offices will be temporarily closed after close of business on Thursday 19 March. Our staff will be working remotely and will continue to support you with any enquiries or service issues that you may have.

The quickest and best way to contact us is via email. Please see our list of contacts here. Our phones lines will also be monitored during office hours.

We will continue to operate on a daily basis and work to normal office hours 09:00 am – 17:00 pm. Unfortunately, during this time staff will not be travelling to customer sites until the situation improves.

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.

Business as usual

Please be assured that as much as possible, we are will continue to fully support you during this tough time and any disruption will be kept to a minimum. We also hope that you and your colleagues are okay and stay safe.

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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QD User Meetings MPMS 3 and PPMS DynaCool – Postponed

In light of the growing concerns around COVID-19, we’ve have taken the decision to postpone the Quantum Design User Meetings in April.  We are hoping to reschedule them for around October/November and will announce new dates shortly.

Upcoming Events

Postponed: Magnetism 2020
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Cryogenics and Optical Cryostats Events
Cutler's Hall, Sheffield S1 1HG
Postponed | 47th IOP Plasma Physics Conference
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Cryogenics and Optical Cryostats Events PPMS
Institute of Physics, London N1 9BU
Webinar: A new, much faster approach to low-mobility Hall measurements
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Cryogenics and Optical Cryostats Events Lake Shore

Latest News

IR-based Fever Detection for Coronavirus, SARS, Ebola

InfraTec infrared cameras can be used for a corresponding thermal fever screening for passengers. Their thermographic systems enable a non-contact and areal coverage of the body temperature, which preferably is detected at the inner angle of the eye.


The best performing VIS-SWIR camera in the World!

Check out this video that shows an OWL 640 VIS-SWIR camera compared to a regular camera in ambient nigh-time visibility on a moving vehicle.


New Paper: An atomic force microscope integrated with a helium ion microscope for correlative nanocharacterisation

A new paper recently published reports the integration of the GETec atomic force microscope (AFSEM) into a helium ion microscope (HIM). Combining the two techniques opens the way for unprecedented, in situ, correlative analysis at the nanoscale.


NEW!! Quantum Design User Downloads

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


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Sigray Trilambda Nano Computed Tomography

Sigray TriLambda-40 NanoXRM 3D X-Ray Microscope

Highest Resolution 3D X-ray Microscope with Multi-Energy Flexibility


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International Light Technologies

International Light ILT2500 CW Light Measurement System

Combines the ease-of-use of the ILT hand-held, portable optometer, the measurement range of a research/lab radiometer, pulsed light profiling similar to an oscilloscope, and the spectral measurement capability of a spectrometer. 


April 21 2020 16:00 – 17:00PM

New technology now makes it possible to research low-mobility materials on a tabletop Hall measurement system without the use of AC field. Join this webinar and see a hands-on demonstration.



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