User Rates

Academic Users

Show Corporate Rates

  Manager Labor Rate $85   /hr
  Technician Labor Rate $55   /hr

Electron Microscopy

  FEI F20 TEM STEM (4 hr minimum) $27.50   /hr
  FEI Tecnai G2 T12 Spirit TEM STEM FEI $55   /hr
  NION UltraSTEM 100 (4 hr minimum) $27.50   /hr
  FEI Tecnai T12 Twin TEM $55   /hr
  LEO 1550 FESEM (Keck SEM) $60   /hr
  LEICA 440 SEM $45   /hr
  Tescan-Mira3-FESEM $60   /hr
  Hitachi 4500 FESEM $60   /hr
  JEOL 8900 Microprobe $50   /hr
  FEI Strata 400 STEM FIB $65   /hr
  TEM Sample Preparation:      
  Allied Multiprep Polisher (A or B) $25   /hr
  Leica EM UC7/FC7 Cryoultramicrotome $40   /hr
  Leica Ultracut UCT Ultramicrotome - RT $30   /hr
  WELL Diamond Wire Saw $30   /use

Microscopy, Spectroscopy, Surface Analysis

  X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) $30   /hr*
  Asylum-MFP3D-Bio-AFM-SPM $35   /hr
  Veeco Dimension 3100 Ambient AFM STM $35   /hr
  JEOL JSPM 4500 UHV STM $45   /hr
  Nanonics Multiview 1000 or 2000 Near-field Scanning Optical Microscopy (NSOM) $33   /hr
  ADE Phase Shift MicroXAM Optical Interferometric Profiler $25   /hr
  Tencor Alpha Step 500 Stylus Profilometer $25   /hr
  Bruker Hyperion FT-IR Spectrometer & Microscope $33   /hr
  Mattson 5020 FTIR Spectrometer $35   /hr
  Shimadzu UV-3600 UV-Vis-NIR Spectrometer $30   /hr
  Aviv 400 Circular Dichroism Spectrometer $40   /hr
  Renishaw InVia Confocal Raman microscope $33   /hr
  Novocontrol Broadband Dielectric Spectrometer $35   /hr
  Novocontrol Thermal Stimulated Depolarization Current (TSDC) $35   /hr

Soft Matter/Polymer Analysis

  TA Instruments DHR3 Single Head Rheometer $25   /hr
  Waters Ambient-Temperature GPC $17   /sample
  Waters Ambient-Temperature Aqueous GPC $17   /sample
  High Temperature GPC $22   /sample
  TA Instruments Q500 Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA) $17   /sample
  TA Instruments Q1000 Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimeter (MDSC) $30   /sample
  Waters MALDI Micro MX (MALDI-TOF) $17   /sample

X-Ray and Diffraction Analysis

  Rigaku SmartLab X-Ray Diffractometer $50   /hr**
  Bruker General Area Detector Diffraction System (GADDS) $50   /hr
  Multiwire Back-Reflection Laue Detector $55   /hr
  Scintag Theta-Theta X-ray Diffractometer (XRD) $50   /hr**
  Scintag XDS2000 Diffractometer $50   /hr**

Mechanical Properties Testing and Analysis

  TA Instruments DMA Q800 Dynamic Mechanical Thermal Analysis (DMTA) $30   /hr*
  TA Instruments Q400EM Thermomechanical Analysis (TMA) $40   /hr
  Micro Hardness Tester $25   /hr
  Micromechanical Analyzer $25   /hr
  ATM Sonic sifter $20   /use

Thin Film Deposition, and Material Processing

  Varian Thermal Bell Jar Evaporator Clark Hall $50   /use
  Sputter Deposition $75   /use
  KJL Magnetron Sputtering Tool $4   /hr*
  Neocera Ex200 Pulsed Laser Deposition System $12   /hr*
  Laurell WS-400A Spin Coater $20   /hr*
  Heat Treating      
  Lindberg Vacuum Tube Furnace $2.25   /hr*
  LabTemp Tube Furnaces 1700C (two furnaces, Bard Hall) $2.25   /hr*
  Marshall Two Zone Tube Furnace 1100C $2.25   /hr*
  All other Air/Box Furnaces (Labtemp, Lindberg, and Vulcan) $1.50   /hr*
  Hotpack or National Vacuum Ovens $1.50   /hr*

Electronic & Magnetic Measurements

  Quantum Design Physical Property Measurement System (PPMS) $7.50   /hr*
  Quantum Design MPMS-XL SQUID Magnetometer $20   /hr*
  Lakeshore Full Wafer Cryogenic Probe System $17   /hr
  Lakeshore Tabletop Magnetic-Cryogenic Probe System $12   /hr
  GMW-5201 Projected Field Magnet Probe System $10   /hr
  GMW-5403 C-Frame Magnet Probe System $10   /hr
  Cascade CPS-06 Four Point Probe $15   /hr

Sample Preparation, Cutting, Polishing, etc.

  Sample Prep      
  Grimco Compression Molding press $25   /use
  Parr Pressure Reactor $35   /use
  Enerpac Hydraulic Press $10   /hr
  Buehler Simplemet II mounting press $20   /use
  Inert Gas Glove Box $20   /use
  Ball Mill $20   /use
  Spex 8000 MIXER /MILL $20   /use
  Garlock GEM-T Jet mill $20   /use
  Meteor Coil Winder $20   /use
  MicroMech Wafering Machine $35   /use
  Buehler Isomet Low Speed Diamond Saw $35   /use
  Wale Diamond Band Saw $20   /use
  Conrad Universal Cutting Machine $35   /use
  Glass Bead Abrasive Units (sand blasting)-Bard or Clark $17   /use
  SS White Sand Blasting Unit $15   /hr*
  Buehler Grinding/Polishing 12-inch $25   /use
  Buehler SiC Grinding Papers-Bard $25   /use
  Struers Rotopol $45   /use
  Plasma-Preen Etcher/Cleaner $17   /use
  Branson Ultrasonic Bath (large) $10   /hr
  Miller Intellitig40 Welder $20   /use
  Unitek Portable Spot Welder (Bard Hall) $10   /use
  Stationary Spot Welder Hughes HRW250B (Clark Hall) $10   /use
  TPT HB05 Manual Wire Bonder $15   /hr
  Kulicke - Soffa 4500 manual bonder $15   /hr
  Vacuum Equipment      
  Extorr XT200amu Portable RGA Pump Station 1-Clark $0.83   /hr*
  SRS RGA200amu Portable RGA Pump Station 2-Clark $0.83   /hr*
  Varian 979 Port Leak Detector $1.87   /hr*
  Portable Helium Cylinder $0.10   /hr
  Portable Turbo Pump Stations (Clark Hall or Bard Hall) $0.62   /hr
  Rough Pumps (Clark Hall) $0.20   /hr

Test Equipment Lending Library

  Further information at      
  Common items: model name (facility tag number). Hourly rate can be calculated from daily rate.      
  Extech DC and BK Precision AC Power Supplies (9047-9051) $0.10   /day
  Agilent E3631A Triple Output Power Supplies (9040-9046) $0.24   /day
  GPIB-to-USB Adaptors (9180-9183) $0.28   /day
  HP 3325A Function Generators (9072-9077) $0.56   /day
  HP 8657B 2GHz Signal Generator (9085) $0.60   /day
  FW Bell Hall Probes (9140-9144) $0.65   /day
  Extech IRC40 250C Thermal Imager (9152) $0.65   /day
  Signal Recovery 5113 Preamplifiers (9024-9106) $1   /day
  Agilent 33521A Arbitrary Waveform Generator (9078) $1   /day
  Stanford Research SR560 Low Noise Amplifiers (9020-9031) $1.10   /day
  HP 85662A Spectrum Analyzer (9132) $1.15   /day
  Tektronix TDS2024 Four Channel Digital Oscilloscopes (9101-9103) $1.30   /day
  DL Instruments DL1121 Preamplifiers (9021-9028) $1.50   /day
  Yokogawa 7651 DC Programmable Power Sources (9060-9065) $1.50   /day
  Signal Recovery 7265 Lock-in Amplifier (9001-9009) $2   /day
  Stanford Research SR844 RF Lock-in (9000) $4   /day
  Keithley 6430 Sub-femtoamp Source Meter (9160) $5   /day
  Agilent 4284A Precision LCR Meter (9171) $6.50   /day
  Tektronix TDS8000 Digital Sampling Oscilloscopes (9107-9108) $10   /day
  Agilent E8257 PSG Analog Signal Generators (9081-9084) $10   /day
  Picosecond 10070A Pulse Generators (9090, 9092) $10   /day
  LeCroy 8500A Wavemaster Oscilloscope (9109) $10   /day
  LeCroy SDA11000 Oscilloscope (9109) $10   /day
  Agilent 8722ES Network Analyzer (9120) $10   /day
  Agilent 8565E Spectrum Analyzer (9130) $10   /day
  Andeen Hagerling DCPAX/TP1 Capacitance/Loss Bridge (9170) $10   /day
  Agilent E4991A RF Impedance/Material Analyzer (9201) $10   /day
  Agilent B1500 Device Analyzer (9203) $10   /day
  * additional setup/labor charge may apply.      
  ** 5pm-8am academic usage receives off-peak rate, $35/hr      
  updated 8-5-2013