Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline [extended]:
    3 July 2015
  • Poster abstract submission deadline [extended]:
    18 August 2015
  • Online accommodation booking deadline:
    21 August 2015
  • Early registration deadline:
    4 August 2015
  • Registration deadline:
    25 August 2015


An exhibition of scientific instruments, equipment and techniques will be held alongside the conference from Wednesday 2 to Thursday 3 September 2015. During the event, the following exhibitors will be on hand to discuss the services they provide, the latest research & development and demonstrations of their new products. The exhibitors will be located alongside refreshments and the poster exhibition in the Gallery Rooms (Bramber House, University of Sussex).

Avantes UK

Avantes are a leading European manufacturer of fibre optic spectrometers operating in the UV, Visual & NIR ranges. These are suitable for measurements  including :  Reflection, Absorption, Irradiance, Colour co-ordinates , Fluorescence, Plasma, Thin Film & Raman. Avantes also manufacture fibre optic cable assemblies, light sources & spectrometer accessories.


Elliot Scientific Ltd

Elliot Scientific will exhibit a selection of products from our laser and optical systems ranges, including laser control systems from Vescent Photonics. Vescent provides the most flexible and lowest-noise electronics on the market for laser stabilization and frequency locking to atomic transitions, optical cavities and other lasers, etc.


Lambda Photometric

Lambda Photometrics are a leading UK provider of characterisation, measurement and analysis solutions and serve the quantum optics community with narrow linewidth Quantel EYLSA fibre lasers for atom cooling, IntraAction Corp. AOM's for frequency shifting / beam switching, imaging cameras & optics, mini fibre coupled spectrometers, oscilloscopes and lab instrumentation.

Laser 2000

Laser 2000 leads the way in innovation by supplying state-of-the-art solutions, utilising the latest photonics and optoelectronic technologies. The study of quantum and atomic phenomena is facilitated using our range of narrow linewidth DFB lasers, tuneable external cavity diode lasers, and optical amplifiers.


LOT-QuantumDesign Ltd

LOT-QuantumDesign will be available to discuss our range of spectroscopy instrumentation which includes optical cryostats, IR camera, CCD cameras, spectrographs, polarizing beamsplitters and helium liquefiers and much more.


MOGLabs Europe

MOGLabs is a company of in-the-lab scientists and engineers, people that know what you need because they've come from labs like yours. New products include widely tunable robust cateye lasers and agile RF frequency synthesizers for driving AOMs. 


Newport Spectra-Physics Ltd

Newport is a leading global supplier of advanced technology products and systems. Newport’s product portfolio includes: laser systems, spectroscopy instruments, light sources, laser beam measurement devices, vibration control equipment, optics, micro and nano positioning solutions, opto-mechanics and photonic instrumentation.


Oxford Instruments

Oxford Instruments NanoScience designs, manufactures and supplies market-leading research tools that enable quantum technologies, new materials and device development in the physical sciences. Our tools are used for creating high performance, cryogen free low temperature and magnetic environments, based upon our core technologies in low and ultra-low temperatures, high magnetic fields and system integration.

Teledyne LeCroy

Teledyne LeCroy is a leading supplier of oscilloscopes and test & measurement solutions to quickly measure, analyse, and verify complex electronic signals. Teledyne LeCroy offers oscilloscopes from 40MHz to 100GHz bandwidth, serial data test solutions, mixed-signal test solutions, logic analysers, arbitrary waveform generators and protocol test solutions used by design engineers in the computer, embedded, semiconductor, automotive, industrial, military and aerospace markets.



Thorlabs designs, develops, and manufactures building blocks for the Photonics industry, including optomechanics, motion control electronics, nanopositioning stages, fiber and optical components, laser diodes, tunable lasers, and vibration isolation systems. In addition, we can provide system-level solutions including complete OCT and imaging systems, like confocal and adaptive scanning optical microscopes.


TOPTICA Photonics UK

Our industrial diode lasers combine first class diode technology and rock-solid opto-mechanical engineering, with convenient computer-control and intelligent protection measures. These lasers offer high power, great beam quality, low noise and cover various applications in bio-photonics, microscopy, semicon inspection, industrial manufacturing & security.