NanoMechanics and Materials Laboratory

University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
What the facility does

Nanomechanics and nanotribology research

Area(s) of Expertise

The Nanomechanics and Materials Laboratory (NanoM2) at the University of Toronto conducts research in the fields of nanomechanics and nanotribology. The research strives to enable the development of advanced materials and technologies for a diverse range of applications, including land and aerospace transportation vehicles, space mechanisms (satellites and space telescopes), energy conversion and storage, and non-destructive testing (NDT). 

Research Services

Materials characterization, testing

Sectors of Application
  • Aerospace and satellites
  • Automotive
  • Clean technology
  • Energy (renewable and fossil)
  • Manufacturing and processing
  • Mining, minerals and metals

Name of equipment in use

Description of function

Asylum Research’s MFP-3D

Atomic force microscope

Hitachi AFM5100N

Atomic force microscope

Deben Microtest 200N

Micro mechanical testing