Zepler Institute, University of Southampton

Zepler Institute


The Zepler Institute is a multidisciplinary research centre for electronics, photonics, nanoscience and quantum technologies.

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Cutting edge research

Pioneering research in the Zepler InstituteDelivering solutions to the global challenges of the future – from ultra-high bandwidth communications, through biophotonics for point-of-care diagnostics, to international leadership in the disruptive technologies of nanophotonics, plasmonics, metamaterials and metadevices. Read more.

State-of-the-art facilities 

With the best set of nanoelectronics and photonics fabrication capabilities in the UK, the ZI Cleanroom Complex offers a unique mix of expertise in established and cutting-edge technologies, combined with a wide range micro and nanofabrication, electronic and optical characterisation equipment. Read more.

Photonics Day

Celebrating the multidisciplinary nature of photonics research across the Zepler Institute

19 September 2014
University of Southampton
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About the ZI

The largest photonics and electronics institute in the UK with over 350 staff and PhD students, led by Director Professor Sir David Payne. Facilities include the £120M cutting-edge Cleanroom Complex.