Fees & Rates

Fee Schedule (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017)

Hourly rate ($/hr)
Unsupervised UD rate (trained user)
Supervised UD rate (technical staff)
Monthly high-volume hours*
High volume rate *
Non-UD academic rate
TEM
57
110
17
2
110
SEM
36
89
20
1
89
FIB/SEM
67
120
20
2
120
AFM
26
79
20
1
79
PIPS
6
xxx
xxx
xxx
18
Light microscope
10
60
xxx

xxx

30
Microtome room temp
10
60
xxx

xxx

60
Microtome cryo
15
65
xxx

xxx

65
Sputtering coating (per time)
10
10
xxx

xxx

30**
Carbon coating (per time)
10
10 xxx xxx 30**

* 1) High volume rates only apply to UD internal user groups;

* 2) High volume rates apply to the additional hours exceeding the monthly high volume hour quotas which are charged at regular rates.

** Only chargable when the work includes no TEM or SEM analysis at a Keck facility.