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



26 September 2018
Hollow-Core Fibre breakthrough could herald more cost effective data centres and 5G networks
21 August 2018
Hub Industry Day announces full speaker programme


Seeing around corners in natural light using plentopic observations
13 December 2018, University of Southampton
Professor James R Leger, University of Minnesota

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