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

News

16 May 2018
UK photonics - the £12.9bn hidden economy
09 May 2018
Two ORC Professors elected as Fellows of the Royal Society

Events and Calls

Meet the Optoelectronics Research Centre at CLEO 2018 - download our schedule of talks

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International Day of Light 2018 celebrations (16 May 2018)

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Services and solutions

Device fabrication services for academia and industry:
... Nanofabrication services

Solutions for all aspects of optical fibre fabrication:  
... Silica fibre services