Fabrication and characterization services


Leveraging more than $84M in tools and infrastructure, the nanoFAB is pleased to offer nanofabrication and characterization processes on a fee-for-service basis.  From single-specimen materials characterization to prototyping and low-volume production, our staff is dedicated to providing the engineering support required to meet your processing needs.  For more information, or to request nanofabrication/characterization services, please fill out our contact form.

IBSS Chiaro Plasma Contamination Control System.


SEM, TEM sample cleaning and surface modification

In-situ Heating XRD now available


Bruker D8 Discover XRD system

Microscopy Symposium – July 3, 2019


The Faculty of Medicine, Engineering and Science are pleased to jointly host a Microscopy Symposium specific for Research Faculty members and administrators to gain greater understanding of current and future microscopy capabilities, expertise and equipment available on campus. A detailed talks listing can be viewed at, https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ADtX-hcO2v-CIXriuK2wRGigu1Uwbchd. Time and Location: Wednesday July 3rd, 10am – […]

Celebration of Life


A Celebration of the life of Les Schowalter is planned for Saturday May 25, 2019 between 1pm – 4pm.  Les started in the nanoFAB in 2005 and worked for 14 years training students, developing deposition processes and infecting those around him with his enthusiasm and hard working nature. Details of the celebration are attached. Please […]

Workshop on vacuum technology and thin-film processing


Attend a free two-day workshop on fundamentals of vacuum systems and thin-film processing

2nd Alberta JEOL TEM User Meeting.


(Protochips) In-Situ Electron Microscopy Workshop

nanoFAB Public Seminar (April 3rd, 2019)


micro-CT and Plasma FIB-SEM Dual Beam (ThermoFisher)

Career Opportunity – NRC Technical Officer, Nanodevices


The nanoFAB is pleased to share the following career opportunity at The National Research Council of Canada. Please visit the following link for more information: Technical Officer, Nanodevices We are looking for a vibrant and dynamic Technical Officer to support our Nanotechnology Research Centre in Edmonton. The successful candidate will play an important role within a […]

Career Opportunity – POSTDOCTORAL POSITION in Sustainable Energy Storage Research Group.


CME, University of Alberta