About the Centre

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.

TNFC facilities are not dedicated or restricted to any particular research group. Professional staff maintain the facilities, instruct and assist users, and provide nanofabrication services for clients. TNFC facilities are open to both academic and industrial researchers, making the centre an ideal choice for open-access prototype development and testing.

About-the-CentreKey research areas supported by the Toronto Nanofabrication Centre include:

  • Lab-on-a-Chip
  • Microfluidics
  • MEMS/NEMS
  • Photonics
  • Integrated optics
  • Plasmonics
  • Photovoltaics
  • Nanoelectronics
  • Microelectronics
  • CMOS processing
  • Nanomaterial synthesis