Welcome to the QNFCF

The Quantum-Nano Fabrication and Characterization Facility (QNFCF) is a core scientific research platform operating under the University of Waterloo's Office of Research

The QNFCF operates ISO 4/5/6 cleanrooms in the Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre in addition to multiple satellite labs in the Quantum-Nano Centre (QNC) and Research Advancement Center (RAC1 and RAC2) buildings.

Registered Members receive extensive hands-on training & benefit from access to detailed standard operating procedures and baseline nanofabrication processes.

  1. July 2, 2024New sample preparation capabilities
    Sample undergoing wedge polishing

    The Quantum-Nano Fabrication and Characterization Facility (QNFCF) is pleased to offer user training and support for mechanical sample preparation for transmission electron microscopy analysis. This service is available to anyone accessing our new JEOL F200 TEM system and is intended to complement existing sample preparation capabilities of the Zeiss FIB/SEM.

  2. June 26, 2024Job opportunity: Biodevice Foundry Manager - UBC

    The University of British Columbia is looking for a facility manager for their new Biodevice Foundry core facility.

  3. June 13, 2024Job opportunity: Cleanroom Technical Specialist - University of Calgary

    The University of Calgary is recruiting for a Cleanroom Technical Specialist to work in their new qLab cleanroom facility.  

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