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

Director

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Latest events

Tuesday 13 September 2016, University of Southampton.

The Future Photonics Hub Industry Day: register now!

Attend the Hub's inaugural industry day. Keynote speaker Dr Andrew Rickman (OBE), CEO and Chairman of Rockley Photonics, technical talks, exhibition, launch of Innovation Fund for RCUK-eligible researchers, cleanroom tours, speed networking and more!

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Latest research

Acoustic sensing technology for the oil and gas industry
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Next-generation computing using silicon photonics...more

Optical properties on demand
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