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



19 July 2017
Photonics Convergence to Underpin Industry 4.0
13 July 2017
Silicon photonics consortium receives £4.8 million Prosperity Partnership boost


CLEO Pacific Rim, 31 July 2017 - 4 August 2017, Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore

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Silicon Photonics: An afternoon of invited lectures from KAIST, 15 September 2017, University of Southampton

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