University COVID-19 update

COVID-19 continues to change rapidly across the world and we want to take steps to limit the spread and risks of the disease in our community. With this goal in mind, the University is closed for events until further notice. Visit the University's Coronavirus Information website for more information.

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology main office (QNC 3606) is closed until further notice. If you are a student trying to pick up or return a lab/office key, please email for assistance. All other inquires can be directed to For emergencies, contact Campus Police.

Metrology Facility

Researcher in front of a machine

The QNC Metrology Labs contain a full suite of tools to see, measure, manipulate and build materials at the nanoscale.


  • TEM
  • Cross-beam SEM-FIB
  • FE SEM
  • AFM
  • Optical microscopes
  • X-ray scattering

Contact Metrology Facility

Location: Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre (QNC)