Fees & Rates

Fee Schedule (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021)

Hourly rate ($/hr)
Unsupervised UD rate (trained user)
Supervised UD rate (technical staff)
Monthly high-volume hours*
High volume rate *
Non-UD academic rate
Industry
TEM
57
110
17
3
110
280
SEM
36
89
20
2
89
280
FIB/SEM
67
120
20
3
120
300
AFM
26
79
20
2
79
150
PIPS
6
xxx
xxx
xxx
18
30
Light microscope
10
60
xxx

xxx

30
50
Microtome room temp
10
60
xxx

xxx

60
200
Microtome cryo
15
65
xxx

xxx

65
220
Sputtering coating (per time)
10
10
xxx

xxx

30**
50**
Carbon coating (per time)
10
10 xxx xxx 30** 50**

* 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.

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