Gary Thomas’ Sept. 13, 2012 news item for Azonano provides some facts about the new centre at the University of Waterloo,
The University of Waterloo has reported that the Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre (QNC) will be officially opened on September 21, 2012, in the new building at the center of the university campus.
The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) and the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) will share QNC, a 285,000-square-foot facility for future innovation in nanotechnology and quantum information. QNC will provide the equipment and collaborative opportunities to researchers to carry out pioneering experiments, explore new materials and processes and develop advanced technologies.
You can find more details on Azonano or in the fulsome Sept. 11, 2012 University of Waterloo news release by Christian Aagaard,
It’s a curious building for curious people, supported by an entrepreneur driven by curiosity.
The Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre on the main campus of the University of Waterloo is ready for its starring role — a gateway to a future shaped by incredibly small devices, advanced materials and powerful technologies based on the laws of quantum mechanics.