Monday, February 5, 2024

Job 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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Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Diamond 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.

Monday, October 2, 2023

Launch 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.

Thursday, September 14, 2023

New QNFCF Staff

Portrait of Nicki Shaw

The Quantum-Nano Fabrication and Characterization Facility (QNFCF) is pleased to announce a new staff member, Nicolette (Nicki) Shaw our new Senior Facility Microscopist.

Monday, July 10, 2023

JEOL S/TEM operational and service now available

Photograph of TEM

The Quantum-Nano Fabrication and Characterization Facility (QNFCF) is pleased to announce that our new JEOL F200 S/TEM system is operational and we are rolling out S/TEM service to the QNFCF community.  

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

GenISys EBL training workshop goes full circle

Seminar attendees

On Friday June 23rd, Dr. Kaustubh Vyas from GenISys GmbH hosted a training workshop on BEAMER and TRACER advanced software packages for Electron Beam Lithography (EBL) pattern preparation.

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Job Opportunity - Senior Facility Microscopist - QNFCF staff

Transmission Electron Microscope

The Quantum-Nano Core Fabrication and Characterization Facility (QNFCF) is seeking to recruit a Senior Facility Microscopist. 

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

RAC to Main Campus Shuttle Service

RAC to Main Campus Shuttle Service


A temporary RAC 1 shuttle service is now available.


This service is an interim solution, intended to meet the need and gather data while longer term transit planning takes place.


Monday, May 1, 2023

Wafer bonding now available

SÜSS wafer bonder

The Quantum-Nano Fabrication and Characterization Facility (QNFCF) is pleased to announce that wafer bonding with our new SÜSS Microtech SB6 wafer bonder is fully commissioned and available for use.

Monday, March 20, 2023

Job Opportunity - Mitacs Postdoctoral Fellow - Nanofabrication

Metamaterials inc and Dr. Amr Helmy from the University of Toronto are hiring for a Mitacs postdoc position.  The project associated with this position is intended to be conducted primarily at QNFCF and will rely heavily on electron beam lithography.

Potential applicants are encouraged to review the link below for more information.

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