The Toronto Nanofabrication Centre (TNFC) is an interdisciplinary research and service centre at the University of Toronto. The centre offers global research leadership by providing access to state-of-the-art nanofabrication facilities, collaborative research networks, advanced educational opportunities and information exchange events for registered users and clients. Services include: electron beam lithography, photolithography, thin film deposition, oxidation & annealing, wet & plasma etching, device processing, and measurement & analysis.
Canada’s first centre for nanotechnology research, formed in September 1997 under the name The Energenius Centre for Advanced Nanotechnology (ECAN).
Facility opened in 2004 as a state-of-the-art microscopy facility in the Department of Chemistry. Equipped with STEM, SEM, and Laser Confocal microscopes
Research centre with faculty members from the departments of Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering. Research efforts encompass conceptualization, design, synthesis, fabrication, processing and characterization of properties of nano- , meso- and microstructured materials.
Established in 2004, CQIQC is an interdisciplinary Center whose goal it is to promote research in the vibrant fields of quantum information and quantum control.
Research centre established in 2001 to develop new knowledge about the origin of performance of thin polymer films.
Network Centre of Excellence (NCE) established in 1999, and incorporated as a non-profit organization in 2002. CIPI i located at Université Laval in Quebec, and the University of Toronto has many researchers involved with the Centre.