Rates

Effective Dates: July 1st, 2012 to Dec 31st, 2013
Please notice: charges associated with the use of NTUF tools and processes and staff assistance are different for internal (UW), external academic (including Federal and State institutions) and external non-academic or industrial users.  The rates for external non-academic users from federally funded or non-profit organizations are the same as for external academic users.  This category includes industrial users whose project at NTUF is funded by federal agencies, such as NSF, NIH, DOE etc. Please provide us with the information on your funding.

FEI Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) Tecnai - F20, per hour

  • Internal– $70
  • External Academic - $81
  • External Non-Academic –$280
  • To encourage industry users to purchase TEM time slots in advance, we will provide quarterly fee at $5,600 /quarter for maximum 40 hours usage and at $11,200/quarter for maximum 80 hours usage.

FEI Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) XL Siron / Bruker D8 Discover XRD system, per hour

  • Internal $45
  • External Academic $52
  • External Non-Academic $170
  •  To encourage industry users to purchase time slots in advance, we will provide quarterly fee at $3,400/quarter for maximum 40 hours usage and at $6,800/quarter for maximum 80 hours usage.

Dual-Beam SEM, per hour

  • Internal $50
  • External Academic $50
  • External Non-Academic $150

Biacore SPR, per hour

  • Internal $50
  • External Academic $58
  • External Non-Academic $170
  •  To encourage industry users to purchase time slots in advance, we will provide quarterly fee at $3,400/quarter for maximum 40 hours usage and at $6,800/quarter for maximum 80 hours usage.

All other tools: Zeiss Confocal/Multimode AFM/ Dimension 3100 AFM/ Renishaw Raman Microscope/ Woollam Ellipsometer/Microtome and Diamond Saw, per hour

  • Internal $30
  • External Academic $35
  • External Non-Academic $85
  • To encourage industry users to purchase tool time slots in advance, we will provide quarterly fee at $1700/quarter for maximum 40 hours usage and at $3400/quarter for maximum 80 hours usage.

Staff assistance (including training and contract work), per hour

  • Internal $70
  • External Academic $81
  • External Non-Academic $150


Additional hosted services include (please inquire on the rates):

  • Thermal evaporation of gold on silicon, glass, or mica
  • Thermal evaporation of silver on silicon, glass, or mica
  • Oxygen plasma cleaner training

Workshop tools include:

  • SCS programmable spin coater
  • Programmable hotplates
  • Programmable oven
  • Oxygen plasma cleaner
  • Thinky mixer
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