Security and Disruptive Technologies Research Centre

Experts in quantum science and security materials. We work with research labs, industry and academia to build strategic emerging technologies for Canada.

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Advanced nanomaterials

Complete development, fabrication and prototyping of nanocomposites and nanotube-modified materials for real-world applications

Internet of Things: Quantum Sensors Challenge program

Supporting Canada's ambition as a global leader in quantum technologies

Nanotubes production research facility

Fabrication and prototyping of carbon and boron nitride nanotubes for multiple applications

Joint Attosecond Science Lab

Collaboration with the University of Ottawa in femtosecond and attosecond science

Advanced materials for additive manufacturing

Development and formulation of advanced materials and techniques for additive manufacturing including volumetric printing, hierarchical structures and multi-material printing


Advanced, non-linear optical imaging and microscopy (CARSLab) for seeing molecules inside complex materials

Conductive inks for smart surfaces

Development, fabrication and prototyping of conductive inks for next generation human-machine interfaces, antennas and radio frequency (RF) lenses

Fibre Bragg grating (FBG) prototypes

Optical filtering devices, typically a few millimetres in length, that are inscribed with a high-powered laser

NRC-uOttawa Joint Centre for Extreme Photonics

Collaborative research in photonics leading to new technologies, patents and many other innovations