Innovation has been a driving force within Oxford Instruments since Sir Martin Wood founded the company over 50 years ago. We actively support and encourage innovation in all forms, both within Oxford Instruments and externally. We are proud to sponsor the following Science Prizes to recognise the achievements of young scientists around the world.
Lee Osheroff Richardson Prize for North America: A prize for young scientists conducting research employing low temperature, high magnetic fields or surface science research in North America.
Nicholas Kurti Science Prize for Europe: A prize for young
scientists conducting research employing low temperature, high magnetic fields or surface science research in Europe.
Sir Martin Wood Science Prize for China: A prize for young scientists
conducting research employing low temperature, high magnetic fields or surface science research in China.
Young Nanoscientist India Award: The Nanotechnology Forum for Indian Scientists has been formed to encourage and support research in the field of nanotechnology. The Forum committee will initiate programmes to enhance growth and acknowledge outstanding achievements in this field.
Fritz London Prize: Oxford Instruments also sponsors the London Fritz Prize which was created to recognize scientists who made outstanding contributions to the advances in the field of low temperature physics.
Sir Martin Wood Science Prize for Japan: A prize for young scientists who have made an outstanding achievement in condensed matter science in Japan.
Oxford instruments NanoScience, the provider of market-leading research tools, recently announced that it has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification.
Oxford Instruments announces Dr Brad Ramshaw of Cornell University, as winner of the 2017 Lee Osheroff Richardson Science Prize
The Lee Osheroff Richardson (LOR) Science Prize promotes and recognises the novel work of young scientists working in the fields of low temperatures and/or high magnetic fields in the Americas.
Oxford Instruments announces the launch of the Io – the most compact and easy to use Cryofree continuous cooling solution for milliKelvin devices
Oxford Instruments is pleased to announce its latest new product within the Cryofree® cooling systems family – the Io. As part of the company’s ongoing innovation strategy, the launch of Io will further expand the scope of scientific applications to be performed by the research community.
Oxford Instruments launches TLEX - a new model of their OptistatDry for sample-in-exchange-gas applications
Oxford Instruments has annouced the latest version of their OptistatDry. The new TLEX model continues to strengthen their their Cryofree® cryostat family and provides cryogenic temperatures for sample-in-exchange-gas applications, with top-loading sample change.
Oxford Instruments collaborates with NPL in London and NGI in Manchester for a turnkey quantum Hall system for graphene characterisation and primary resistance metrology
Oxford Instruments announces ...