A multidisciplinary research institute for photonics and nanoelectronics. Home to the Zepler Institute Cleanrooms, the UK's best set of fabrication capabilities.

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

Professor Sir David Payne



26 January 2021
Southampton research facilities upgrade to accelerate UK 2D materials uptake
12 January 2021
Silicon photonics showcase reports dramatic advances in industry compatible technology


No forthcoming events at present.

Services and solutions

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

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