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    Our research ranges from looking at the fundamental properties of the universe to developing technologies that have the potential to improve health care in the future.

We're at the international forefront of modern physics. We're making major contributions to fundamental science, and we're having an exceptional impact on industry.

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New technology to detect sight-threatening disease

Scientists at the University of Strathclyde are involved in research – boosted by new funding – into technology to detect early visual loss in people with long-term conditions.

New technology

Self-organised optomechanical patterns

The physics behind some of nature's most spectacular structures have been observed in an atomic gas at very low temperatures, published in Nature Photonics

Physics - Photonics

Leading partnerships

Strathclyde Quantum Optics in Glasgow takes a leading role in the new International Max Planck Partnership in Measurement and Observatory as one of five Scottish physics departments together with five Max Planck institutes in Germany.

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Department of Physics

University of Strathclyde,
John Anderson Building
107 Rottenrow, Glasgow,
G4 0NG

+44 (0) 141 548 3366