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.

Video – UAlberta nanoFAB

An open access national research and development (R&D) centre, the nanoFAB supports academic and industry micro- and nanotechnology applications. With the R&D infrastructure and expertise required to help drive diversification and innovation, the nanoFAB is also helping train tomorrow’s workforce and helping the transition to a knowledge economy. Located at the University of Alberta, the nanoFAB is the largest centre of its kind in Western Canada, and one of only 3 dedicated nanotechnology centres in Canada.

2017 Image Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 nanoFAB Image Contest!

Seminar on gas handling (Praxair, Inc.) – November 30th, 2017

Public seminar on gas handling on Nov. 30th (Praxair, Inc.).

Seminar on 100 kV electron-beam lithography (Raith Nanofabrication) – October 18th, 2017

Public seminar on 100 kV electron-beam lithography (Raith Nanofabrication).

Seminar on 3D printing via two-photon polymerization (Nanoscribe GmbH) – September 27th, 2017

UPDATE: Videos now available. Public seminar on 3D printing via 2-photon polymerization (Nanoscribe GmbH).

2017 nanoFAB image contest

Announcing the inaugural nanoFAB imaging contest

Summer 2017 Newsletter

This nanoFAB Summer 2017 Newsletter is provided as an update regarding ongoing activities which may be of interest to our user community. We would like to thank the members of our user community for their patience during the ongoing facilities disruptions—to the air handling, demin cooling, and electrical systems—which have been occurring as part of the […]

New negative-tone EBL resist in stock: AQM SiOx

AQM SiOx may be used as a replacement for Dow Corning HSQ electron-beam resist.

JEOL ARM S/TEM is now open for user training.

User training and staff analysis

Career Opportunity – NAIT Nanotechnology Systems

The nanoFAB is pleased to share the following career opportunity on behalf of NAIT Nanotechnology Systems. A sessional instructor is needed for the Fall, teaching NANO1100 Cleanroom Practices.  Details as follows: Lab components of the course – 8 hrs in class time per week Pay: Approx $30-$50/hr depending on education and experience – NAIT pays sessional instructors 1 additional hour for every hour of […]

Spring 2017 Newsletter

The nanoFAB Spring 2017 Newsletter providing an update regarding ongoing activities which may be of interest to our user community. New Equipment/Processes Jeol TEM is now open for user training. If you are interested in being trained on the transmission electron microscope, please complete an LMACS request for training. Aluminum dry etch with the Oxford […]