Research Programmes

The SRC carries out a very broad programme of research, in collaboration with other research groups both in and outside the University (both nationally and internationally), focussing on the following areas:

In keeping with a tradition stretching back over five decades, we combine an understanding of the basic device physics with first rate engineering design in order to produce instruments that are competitive on the world stage. This work is supported by a number of test facilities, dedicated laboratories, expert teams and computational systems:

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SRC Contact Details

Ms Bev Robinson


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Tel.: +44 (0)116 252 3491
Fax: +44 (0)116 252 2464

Space Research Centre
Department of Physics & Astronomy,
Michael Atiyah Building,
University of Leicester,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 7RH,
United Kingdom.


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