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The Spectroscopy RTP offers state of the art capabilities in Raman, photoluminescence (PL), optical absorption (UV-Vis and FTIR) and Electron Paramagnetic Resonance. Diffraction limited imaging is available for Raman, PL and FTIR absorption.

Our People

Mark Newton

Prof. Mark Newton - RTP Director

Mark is a professor in the department of Physics. His research is focused on the identification, understanding and exploitation of defects in diamond and has been publishing in high impact journals for over 30 years. Mark is also the director of the Centre of Doctoral Training in Diamond Science and Technologies.

Office: P550


Ben Breeze

Dr. Ben Breeze - RTP Manager

Ben completed his PhD in Condensed Matter Physics at Warwick in 2016 and worked as Postdoctoral Research Fellow before joining the spectroscopy RTP. Ben is very experienced with all the spectroscopic equipment in the lab and is responsible for all training in the facility, and offers support in experiment design and analysis.

Office: F11


Finding Us

Millburn House

The street address for the spectroscopy RTP is

Research Technology Platforms
Millburn House
The University of Warwick

The Spectroscopy RTP lab is located in G78 in Millburn house near the magnetic resonance hall.

you can find us on the interactive campus map Millburn House Foyer.

Local users

When approaching the building from main campus please come to the right hand side of the building. Then Enter via the main side entrance with a large glass front with signage for Millburn house above the doors and the l;abs are to the right hand side of the main foyer. If you are visiting the lab it is best to wait in the foyer and contact the platform manager.

External users

External visitors can find instruction and up to date advice on best routes to campus from There is only very limited parking at Millburn house and external visitors are advised to check with the platform manager for availability and other possible parking arrangements prior to their visit.

In an Emergency please contact the gate house on 22222 and they will coorindate the relevant services.

Useful Forms

Tell us about your work
Fair attribution guide
Training Request
Training Agreement
Sample Submission
Risk Assessments