We are an internationally recognised supplier of 

Advanced Photonics & Quantum Components



Electron Beam Lithography

Multiple electron beam lithography tools for production services with features from 20 nm written quickly on up to 200 mm wafers.

Quantum Components

Manufacturing precision components for miniaturisation of quantum sensors such as atomic clocks and for generation of qubits.


Fabrication of complex devices, processed across different material systems with a range of dimensions from tens of nanometres upwards.

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How can we help with your applications and technical challenges?

What can KNT do for you?

Experience our unique, bespoke service for your nanofabrication solutions. Our experienced, multi-disciplined technical team will guide you through from concept to production.

Our Work



Partnering in multiple global supply chains for DFB laser manufacture by providing high resolution electron beam lithography and plasma etching services for grating production. The image shows a deep etched 3rd order lateral grating for GaAs lasers.



Custom device prototyping and process development services across a broad range of material systems and geometries. The image shows a multi-level Fresnel lens structure formed in silicon.   


Scanning Probes

Supplying scanning thermal probes for over 15 years through instrument manufacturers and distributors. The image shows a thermal AFM probe with an angled tip capable of mapping sub-100nm topography while providing thermal spatial resolution of 0.1 K.  

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