Appleyard Lees is a leading intellectual property law firm with over fifty patent and trademark attorneys and litigators. Who we are and what we do – but also, how we do it – makes us distinctive. We help our clients protect and monetise their intellectual property, and manage post-grant challenges, should they arise. We offer broad sector and industry knowledge, plus the ability to adapt our services to specific client requirements, in an agile way. With offices in UK innovation hotspots, we are positioned to give clients expert strategic IP advice in the UK and worldwide.
The Royal Society is the independent scientific academy of the UK and a Fellowship of many of the world’s most eminent scientists, and it is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. We are a charitable organisation that recognises, promotes and supports excellence in science. Our priorities include supporting international collaboration and demonstrating the importance of science to everyone.
Publishing and the dissemination of research is, and always has been, an important part of our work. Our journals Proceedings A, Philosophical Transactions A and Royal Society Open Science offer a range of publishing options for scientists working across all areas of physics, including plasma physics. If you choose to publish open access and are based at one of our Read & Publish institutions, all fees are covered by your library.
Quantum Design UK and Ireland is part of the Quantum Design International (QDI) group. The company distributes scientific and industrial instrumentation through an international network, with subsidiaries in every major technological centre around the world. QDI’s success in distributing scientific products comes from more than 30 years’ experience in manufacturing and distributing its own industry-leading materials characterisation systems. We also sell Montana Instruments Optical Cryostats which are are cryogen-free and combine low vibration, high temperature stability, low sample drift and superb optical access – making them suited for the most demanding cryogenic experiments.