1. If you haven’t registered as a user, you need to go through an online registration @ and also follow steps 2 – 5 below:
  2. Download a copy of the application and authorization form from this page.
  3. Fill in the user information and check the instruments you may use.
  4. Obtain a charging purpose code from your advisor or your departmental financial advisor to which you will be billed for the usage. Fill in complete account information. Get an approval/signature from your advisor. Send facility director the authorization form in PDF by email (
  5. A web scheduling account can usually be arranged and activated as soon as your authorization form is received. After that, you may book the instrument of your choice based on your own schedule using
  6. For training, after you book your time, you need to send an email to Mr. Frank Kriss (, Dr. Fei Deng (, Dr. Jen Sloppy ( or Dr. Chaoying Ni ( to request for a confirmation from one of them about their availability. You will then be advised either to keep the schedule or to cancel current schedule and re-schedule a different time. At the same time, you will receive a copy of the operation manual of the instrument.
  7. Read the manual before you come to training. Bring your copy with you to make notes on.
  8. Facility is on the first floor in the research wing of ISE Lab and the offices are located at 164, 258 and 250V ISE Lab).
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