Welcome to the University of Waterloo QNFCF


April 6, 2022: Special guests visit QNFCF
December 1, 2021: QNFCF featured in Microscopy and Analysis Magazine
September 13, 2021: QNC Labs now open 6am to 10pm seven days per week for Advanced Equipment Users

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 Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre in addition to multiple satellite labs in the QNC, RAC1 & RAC2 buildings.

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

Become a Lab Member

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    Special Request

    Members benefiting from access to the QNFCF are asked to please acknowledge the significant contributions of our supporters in their publications. Click here for sample text. Thank you.

    Green Labs

    QNFCF is a proud member of the University of Waterloo's Green Labs program. We strive to develop a sustainable lab space, while maintaining a high quality research environment. For more information on the University's program click here.

    Special Thanks

    We are deeply indebted to the following people & organizations:

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