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

Instrument Group 1
Tool Technique US Acad. / Govt. Rate* Industry & Non-US Acad. Rate
Bruker Icon AFM $22/hr $45/hr
Bruker Tornado XRF
Nicolet 6700 FTIR
Thermo iN10MX FTIR
Keyence VHX-600 & VHX-7000 3D Optical Microscopy
Hysitron TI-900 Nanoindentation
Renishaw Qontor (Vis-NIR) Raman Spectroscopy
Renishaw In-Via (UV-IR) Raman Spectroscopy
Hitachi SU8010 SEM
LEO 1530 SEM
Panalytical Alpha-1 MPD XRD
Panalytical Empyrean XRD, SAXS
Panalytical X’Pert Pro MRD XRD
Rigaku Miniflex powder XRD XRD
Instrument Group 2
Tool Technique US Acad. / Govt. Rate* Industry & Non-US Acad. Rate
Hitachi SU8230 SEM $40/hr $65/hr
Zeiss Ultra 60 SEM
JEOL 100 CSX-II TEM
Hitachi HT7700 TEM
Kratos Axis Ultra XPS
Rigaku Smartlab SE XRD
Rigaku Smartlab XE XRD
Thermo K-Alpha XPS
Instrument Group 3
Tool Technique US Acad. / Govt. Rate* Industry & Non-US Acad. Rate
Hitachi HD-2700 TEM $85/hr $190/hr
FEI Tecnai F30 TEM
Thermo Helios 5CX FIB/SEM
IONTOF 5-300 ToF-SIMS

Training on any tool is charged at $22/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.