QNC-MBE Facility

Welcome to QNC-MBE Facility and Zbig's Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) research group. We aim to grow the most advanced III-V compound semiconductor nanostructures that will enable the technologies of the future. Please navigate through the left side bar to get to know us better.

  1. Nov. 2, 2020Our terahertz quantum cascade laser (THz-QCL) device establishes a world record
    Scanning electron microscope image of a terahertz quantum cascade laser device.

    In collaboration with Professor Qing Hu's research group from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the USA, our research team recently demonstrated terahertz quantum cascade lasers (THz QCLs) that established a world record for h

  2. Sep. 25, 2019Professor Zbig Wasilewski won the 2019 MBE Innovator Award

    Professor Zbig Wasilewski, the Principal Investigator (PI) of the QNC-MBE group, has been awarded the MBE Innovator Award at the 35th North American Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy (NAMBE 2019) in Ketchum, USA. The MBE Innovator Award is to recognize individuals whose innovative work has significantly advanced the field of MBE. Prof. Wasilewski was honored

  3. Aug. 1, 2019Ida Sadeghi and Peyton Shi won the Best Student Poster Awards at the CSSTC 2019 Conference
    Group photo of best student poster award winners

    Ida Sadeghi and Peyton Shi, PhD students in the QNC-MBE group, won the Best Student Poster Awards at the 19th Canadian Semiconductor Science and Technology Conference held at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Canada.

    Congratulations, Ida and Peyton!

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Zbigniew Wasilewski


Prof. Zbig Wasilewski is internationally renowned for his contributions to the field of Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE), quantum-dot and quantum-well photonic devices such as THz Quantum Cascade Lasers (QCL), as well as quantum structures and device