Research groups

Photonics and Quantum Sciences

At Heriot-Watt University, The Institute of Photonics and Quantum Sciences (IPAQS) carries out broad range of world-leading research in photonic physics, engineering photonics and quantum sciences.

Experimental Quantum Optics and Photonics Group

Welcome to the University of Strathclyde’s EQOP Group, part of the Optics Division in the Department of Physics!


Computational Nonlinear and Quantum Optics

Welcome to the CNQO group website. The group is part of the Optics Division in the Department of Physics at the University of Strathclyde.


Our research activities are strategically focused to ensure academic excellence is combined with strong industrial engagement. We are the IoP at the University of Strathclyde.

Quantum Theory Group

Welcome to the Quantum Theory Group website. The group is part of the School of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Glasgow, part of the International Max Planck Partnership.


Quantum Circuits

At the University of Glasgow, we focus on research application for Quantum Technologies, including simulation, computing, sensing and magnonics.



Welcome to the Optics group at the University of Glasgow, where we cover a wide spectrum of research topics, from blue-sky research to applied commercial development.


The extreme light group is part of the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Glasgow. We are developing the technologies that will enable new forms of imaging with applications ranging from seeing behind and through walls to quantum microscopy.

Ultrafast Nonlinear Optics Lab

At the School of Engineering of the University of Glasgow, the UNO (Ultrafast Nonlinear Optics) group is dedicated to the study of time-resolved nonlinear and quantum optical effects