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. Feb. 5, 2024Job Opportunity - Nanofabrication Engineer

    Metamaterials inc is hiring for a Nanofabrication Engineer in their Burnaby, British Columbia location.  Experienced QNFCF lab members who are interested in this position should consult the link below for more information:

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  2. Jan. 17, 2024Diamond logos shine brightly
    Logos etched in diamond

    Dr. Mohammed Soltani, a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Quantum Computing, has been working on fabrication techniques to engineer nanostructures that help to decrease lost photons eminating from diamond nitrogen vacancy (NV) centers.

  3. Oct. 2, 2023Launch event for new S/TEM
    Lunch and Learn event

    On Friday September 29th The Quantum-Nano Fabrication and Characterization Facility (QNFCF) and the Quantum Colaboratory held a Lunch and Learn informational event to celebrate the launch of the QNFCF's new JEOL F200 S/TEM.

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