A multidisciplinary research centre for electronics, optics, nano and quantum technologies. Home to the UK's best set of nanoelectronics and photonics fabrication capabilities.

“ We explore the boundaries of knowledge to discover world-changing inventions that can create wealth and boost the UK economy ”

Professor Sir David Payne



27 January 2017
Southampton presents laser and fibre breakthroughs at Photonics West 2017
24 January 2017
Better on-wafer testing promises to bring silicon photonics nearer to mass manufacturing


20 February 2017, University of Southampton.

Silicon Photonics - Emerging Devices and Applications

Invited speaker lecture by Prof Hon Ki Tsang, Dept. of Electronic Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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10 - 11 July 2017, University of Southampton.

International Symposium on Ultrafast Photonic Technologies (ISUPT 2017)

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