Nanotechnology Facilities

Toronto Nanofabrication Centre (TNFC)

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.

Centre for Advanced Nanotechnology

Canada’s first centre for nanotechnology research, formed in September 1997 under the name The Energenius Centre for Advanced Nanotechnology (ECAN).

Centre for Nanostructure Imaging

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

Centre for Nanostructured Polymer and Inorganic Materials

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.

Centre for Quantum Information and Quantum Control

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.

Centre for the Study of Thin Polymer Films for Advanced Properties

Research centre established in 2001 to develop new knowledge about the origin of performance of thin polymer films.

Canadian Institute for Photonic Innovations (CIPI)

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.

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