General Information

The Centre for Research in Photonics provides users with open access to cutting-edge tools within the research facility, specializing in nanofabrication and characterization.Our facilities are open to both academic and industrial researchers, which makes the centre ideal for prototype development and fabrication. The Centre is managed by Dr. Berini, the director, one research administrative assistant, one lab manager and two lab technologists. This team maintains the facilities, instructs and assists users, and provides nanofabrication services to help clients achieve their research goals.

Means of Access

Our lab facilities are located on the third floor of the ARC building at the University of Ottawa (25 Templeton St.). There are three labs: wet chemistry, metrology, and white and yellow clean rooms (Class 10,000).

All of our labs have a processing capability of up to four-inches diameter wafers and pieces, with the exception of certain beam tools, which accepts wafers of up to two inches in diameter or small pieces.

Hours of Operation

The facility is staffed from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday, with the exception of holidays.

Please see the list below for more information on specific equipment and applications.



Clean Room - 333A (Yellow)

Clean Room - 333B

Clean Room - 333C

Wet Chemistry - 330

Metrology - 329 & 329A

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