Rates

For Academic rate users:  After 25 hours of use of a given tool in a billing quarter
the rates below are reduced by 50% for that user, for that tool, for the rest of that billing quarter.

Shared User Tool Rates

Tool Technique Academic Hourly Rate* Industrial Hourly Rate
Instrument Group 1
Bruker Icon AFM 20 30
Nicolet 6700 FTIR 20 30
Thermo iN10MX FTIR 20 30
Keyence VHX-600 3D Optical Microscopy 20 30
Hysitron TI900 Nanoindentation 20 30
Renishaw Qontor (Vis-NIR) Raman Spectroscopy 20 30
Renishaw In-Via (UV-IR) Raman Spectroscopy 20 30
Hitachi SU8010 SEM 20 30
LEO 1530 SEM 20 30
Panalytical Alpha-1 MPD XRD 20 30
Panalytical Empyrean XRD, SAXS 20 30
Panalytical X’Pert Pro MRD XRD 20 30
Instrument Group 2
Hitachi SU8230 SEM 36 60
Zeiss Ultra 60 SEM 36 60
JEOL 100 CSX-II TEM 36 60
Hitachi HT7700 TEM 36 60
Kratos Axis Ultra XPS 36 60
Thermo K-Alpha XPS 36 60
Instrument Group 3
Hitachi HD-2700 TEM 76 150
FEI Tecnai F30 TEM 76 150
Thermo Helios 5CX FIB/SEM 76 150
IONTOF 5-300 ToF-SIMS 76 150

 

 

 

Training on any tool is charged at $20/hr for any researcher
MCF staff time is billed at $75/hr for any remote work (does not apply to training sessions).

*U.S. Academic and U.S. Government users pay the internal academic rate.