Quantum Design Hosts Inaugural Winter School Session
QD launched our new yearly Winter School at our San Diego headquarters. Led by application scientists Randy Dumas and Darius Choksy, six exceptional users of our PPMS and MPMS 3 platforms were offered a unique opportunity to experience a week of advanced measurement training.
February 5-9, 2024Read More and View Photos
Quantum Design Accepts R&D 100 Award at Gala Dinner!
Quantum Design accepted the R&D 100 Award at the annual R&D 100 Awards Gala on November 16, 2023. The award was given to Quantum Design for the development of the FusionScope®, chosen as a true innovation in its field. Several members of the FusionScope team were there to celebrate and accept the award. To see photos of the event, click here.
November 16, 2023View Gala Photos
FusionScope Makes the Cover of the November Issue of Microscopy Today
Quantum Design Microscopy is incredibly proud not only to have their most recent article accepted for publication by Microscopy Today, but also asked to be the cover image. FusionScope is truly an innovative solution for correlative AFM/SEM microscopy, and placement in prestigious journals like Microscopy Today will help to spread the word about this robust, easy-to-use technology.
November 2023Read Article
Quantum Design Hosts Tour for High School STEM Students
In our desire to extend our education initiative to high school STEM students, Quantum Design hosted a tour of almost 30 seniors from Santa Monica Preparatory School at our San Diego headquarters. Students toured the factory including R&D, Production, Machine Shop, and various assembly departments. Read more about this event and see photos from the tour.
November 16, 2023Read More
Quantum Design Launches New E-Commerce Website
Quantum Design is proud to launch its new online store for customers in North America who want to order parts and consumables using credit cards or uploaded purchase orders. To view a short video on the benefits and features of our new e-commerce store, click here. To register for a new account and begin shopping, click here.
November 11, 2023Visit New E-Commerce Site
Why Discovery Labs are so Important to Students and Communities
Experience the inside story of our newest Teaching and Materials Discovery Lab, located in the physics department at CSUSM. Watch our new video to learn about the positive effects opportunities like this provide to students and their communities.
October 27, 2023Watch Video
FusionScope Wins R&D 100 Award for 2023!
Quantum Design is incredibly proud to announce that the FusionScope has won the prestigious R&D 100 Award for 2023 in the Analytical/Test Category. For details about the award and the 2023 R&D 100 Gala Banquet to be held in San Diego, Calif. on November 16, click here.
August 22, 2023Read More
Quantum Design Joins Grand Opening Celebration at CSU San Marcos
Quantum Design joined CSU San Marcos and co-sponsor Lake Shore Cryotronics to celebrate the grand opening of the Teaching and Materials Discovery Lab. The ribbon cutting ceremony was preceded by symposium presentations on the importance of teaching physics to undergraduate students using modern, research-grade instruments. Read our press release, and view event photos.
August 11, 2023Read More
FusionScope Goes Viral on LinkedIn!
LinkedIn users were captivated with a video of the AFM tip scanning over a gold nanoparticle surface in real-time - made possible with FusionScope's Profile View. Visit fusionscope.com to learn more about our innovative AFM/SEM correlative microscopy system.
July 25, 2023Read More
FusionScope™ Successfully Installed at Quantum Design Japan Offices
This week QD Japan became the proud home of a new FusionScope. The microscopy team received training from product manager Jeff Gardiner. The QD Japan team is excited to have a working FusionScope which they can use to demonstrate innovative, easy-to-use correlative microscopy.
April 27, 2023Read More
New FusionScope Application Note Available on Bone Collagen
Correlative In-Situ AFM & SEM Analysis of Bone Collagen at the Nanoscale – Learn how to extract real 3D topography on hard to reach sample areas with sub-nanometer resolution and correlative SEM imaging.
April 14, 2023Read More
Quantum Design Receives New Patent for OptiCool
Quantum Design Receives New Patent for OptiCool! A patent entitled "A Low Vibration Cryocooled Cryostat" has been awarded by the US patent office to Quantum Design. The three inventors Dinesh Martien, Will Neils and Randy Black are pictured with the patent.
November 9, 2022
Quantum Design Launches FusionScope – A New Correlative Microscope!
Quantum Design is very proud to announce the launch of FusionScope, an innovative correlative microscope that combines the power of AFM with the benefits of SEM imaging. Designed from the ground up ...
September 30, 2022Read More
Quantum Design Application Scientist Randy K. Dumas presents at Magnonics 2022 and FRAMS
Application Scientist Randy K. Dumas presented QD's latest offerings for quantifying magnetism at the nanoscale at Magnonics 2022 and 8th annual Front Range Advance Magnetics Symposium (FRAMS).
August 3, 2022Read More
Quantum Design International and Spin-Ion Technologies Announce Distribution Agreement
Quantum Design International has entered into an agreement with Spin-Ion Technologies, a manufacturer of Helium Ion Beam material processing systems headquartered in Palaiseau, France.
May 6, 2022Read More
Quantum Design Celebrates 40 Years!
On April 12th, Quantum Design celebrated its 40th year in business at a small gathering of its employees in San Diego. To view a video timeline of Quantum Design's history and product development, please click here. Photos from the event can be seen here.
April 12, 2022Read More
Quantum Design International and ICSPI Announce Distribution Agreement
QDI has entered into an exclusive agreement with ICSPI, an innovative manufacturer of atomic force microscope (AFM) instruments. ICSPI's tabletop AFM instruments will be distributed by QDI in China, India, and Latin America.
February 1, 2022Read More
Quantum Design Expands Education Initiative at Prairie View A&M University
Quantum Design has announced Prairie View A&M University in Texas as the winner of the Quantum Design Teaching Laboratory award for 2021. The award comes with the donation of a PPMS VersaLab ...
March 25, 2021Read More
Quantum Design Introduces Its Next Generation of Helium Liquefiers and Recovery Systems
Quantum Design is excited to announce a new generation of helium liquefiers and purifiers that will greatly improve the helium recycling experience. To learn more, visit our microsite or read our product announcement.
October 22, 2020Read More
Cryogenic Community Celebrates Helium Conservation Day 2020
Quantum Design joins other cryogenic companies and institutions to once again celebrate July 10th as Helium Conservation Day.
July 10, 2020Read More
Quantum Design Partners with Chicago Quantum Exchange
Quantum Design is pleased to announce its partnership with the Chicago Quantum Exchange (CQE), a growing intellectual hub for the research and development of quantum technology.
July 7, 2020Read More
Quantum Design and Kiutra Announce Distribution Agreement for North America
Quantum Design has entered into an agreement to distribute products manufactured by kiutra throughout North America.
July 1, 2020Read More
Story of OptiCool Development Published in Physics World
The physicists responsible for the design and development of OptiCool – Quantum Design's 7 T magneto-optical cryostat – were recently interviewed by Physics World.
April 22, 2020View Article
Quantum Design and Sumitomo Cryogenics of America, Inc. Announce Collaboration
Quantum Design (QD) and Sumitomo (SHI) Cryogenics of America, Inc. (SCAI) announce their collaboration to launch a new variable speed helium compressor …
February 28, 2020Read More
Quantum Design Guests on Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination "Into the Impossible" Podcast
Dr. Stefano Spagna (CTO) and Ivy Lum Fipps (Dilution Refrigerator Final Test Engineer) were interviewed on the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination podcast "Into the Impossible"...
January 13, 2020Read More
Quantum Design Takes Part in Quantum Innovation Workshop
Quantum Design took part in a workshop, held by the Quantum Economic Development Consortium (QED-C), to identify cryogenic technology advances that will enable a ten-fold improvement...
November 7, 2019Read More
Quantum Design China Holds Seventh Annual Users' Seminar
This month, Quantum Design China held its seventh annual users' seminar at the Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing. October 10th is the centenary of the academician Chaosheng Hong, one of the pioneers...
October 10, 2019Read More
2019 Greg DeGeller QD Education Award Winner Announced
This year's Greg DeGeller award recipient is Silvia Sherman, a student working toward her B.S. in Applied Physics at California State University, San Marcos.
October 10, 2019Read More
New van der Pauw – Hall Transport Option Now Available
Expanding on the existing transport capabilities in the PPMS family of instruments, the van der Pauw – Hall Option enables the efficient measurement of both the van der Pauw resistivity and Hall coefficient...
October 1, 2019Read More
QD Japan and Tohoku University Open Joint Laboratory
Quantum Design Japan and Tohoku University have set up a collaboration lab within Tohoku University, named the "Quantum Design Japan Physical Property Measurement Laboratory."
September 2019Read More
Quantum Design Takes Part in "Correlated Electron Materials" Symposium
Quantum Design took part in a unique symposium entitled "Correlated Electron Material"” (see maplefest2019.ucsd.edu) which was held in conjunction with a celebration honoring the 50 year career of ...
July 10, 2019Read More
Quantum Design Launches Worldwide Helium Conservation Day
Quantum Design has designated July 10th as Helium Conservation Day to raise awareness of this valuable resource. July 10th is the 111th anniversary of the ground-breaking work by Dutch physicist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes ...
July 10, 2019Read More
Angstrom Scientific will distribute AFSEM in North America
Quantum Design International (QDI) announces the appointment of Angstrom Scientific Inc., as the North American distributor for the Quantum Design/GETec AFSEM, an AFM designed to provide in-situ studies ...
July 1, 2019Read More
Quantum Design International Announces Acquisition of GETec
Quantum Design International is proud to announce its acquisition of GETec, an Austrian company specializing in atomic force microscopy (AFM) instrumentation.
June 18, 2019Read More
Quantum Design Takes Part in Workshop and Teaching Lab Inauguration
On May 15th, 2019 a workshop entitled "Undergraduate Physics Laboratory in the 21st Century" was held in conjunction with the inauguration of the "Quantum Design Materials Discovery and Teaching Lab" ...
May 15, 2019Read More
Quantum Design's OptiCool™ Announced R&D 100 Winner!
Quantum Design is proud to announce that OptiCool was named a winner of the R&D 100 Award for 2018 in the category of Analytical/Test.
November 26, 2018Read More
2018 Greg DeGeller QD Education Award for Best Student Submission – Josefa Gregorio
Recognizing the value of providing a wide range of educational modules on its education-focused website, Quantum Design (QD) recently awarded...
July 27, 2018Read More
Quantum Design Donates VersaLab® to Columbia University Physics Department
Quantum Design's gift will foster transformative education and discoveries by enabling Columbia faculty and students to use a modern tool to better...
May 21, 2018Read More
Quantum Design Recognized on Donor Wall at San Diego State University
Quantum Design has been recognized on the Campus Donor Wall for financial contributions totaling $273,000 to San Diego State University (SDSU).
November 4, 2017Read More
Quantum Design Co-Founder Dr. Michael Simmonds Receives 2016 IEEE Award
Dr. Michael Simmonds, co-founder of Quantum Design, received the IEEE Award for Continuing Contributions in the Field of Applied Superconductivity...
September 2016Read More
Quantum Design Hosts Tour for International Cryocooler Conference (ICC 19)
Quantum Design, a member of the Cryogenic Society of America (CSA), offered a private tour of its headquarters on June 23rd, to International Cryocooler...
June 23, 2016Read More
Quantum Design International Moves into New Headquarters
In June of this year, Quantum Design International moved its global headquarters to be closer to its manufacturing facilities thereby creating...
June 2016Read More
Quantum Design Hosts Tours for MMM-Intermag Conference
Quantum Design hosted tours for attendees of the MMM-Intermag Conference that was held in San Diego, California on January 11-15. The tours occurred...
January 19, 2016Read More
Quantum Design Announces New Website to Promote Science Education
Quantum Design believes in the importance of innovations for educating tomorrow's scientists and engineers, especially in the fields of...
June 1, 2015Read More
Jerry Sanders visits Quantum Design on behalf of the San Diego Chamber of Commerce
Greg DeGeller (President of QD), Jerry Sanders (President & CEO, San Diego Chamber of Commerce), Dave Schultz (CFO of QD), and Martin Kugler (COO of QD).
April 6, 2015Read More