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NanoSystems Laboratory

Rates

These rates are offered to University staff, faculty and students as well as researchers with State and Federal funding. Private industry rates are generally double the rates listed below and are available upon request.

Instrument/Lab Use Rate Cap
Atomic Force/Magnetic Force Microscope (AFM) $6/hr  
Bruker Atomic Force Microscope (BAFM) $14/hr  
Chemical Vapor Deposition System (CVD) $10/hr  
Clean Room $40/day $120/month
Organic Clean Room $40/day $200/month
Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectrometer (EPR) $10/hr
2nd Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectrometer (EPR) $10/hr
Focused Ion Beam/Scanning Electron Microscope (FIB/SEM) Tier 1 (0-20 hrs) $58/hr
       (tiers calculated by user per month) Tier 2 (20+ hrs) $45/hr
Old Graphene Furnace $0.25/hr
New Graphene Furnace TBA
Lab-18 Sputtering System $20/hr
Lab-18 Deposition - Au Consumption $0.50/nm  
Lab-18 Deposition - Pt Consumption $0.65/nm  
Langmuir-Blodgett Trough (LBT) $5/hr  
Laurell Spinner $0/hr  
Low Temperature Magneto Transport Measurement System (LTMT) $2.50/hr  
Magneto-Optical Kerr Effect Microscope (MOKE) $1/hr  
Maskless Aligner $10/hr  
Metal Evaporator $20/hr  
Metal Evaporator - Au Consumption $0.50/nm  
Metal Evaporator - Pt Consumption $0.65/nm  
Olympus Optical Microscope $0/hr  
Organic Evaporator $20/hr  
Zeiss Optical Microscope $0/hr
Parylene Deposition System $3/hr  
14T Physical Properties Measurement System (PPMS) $4.50/hr  
9T Physical Properties Measurement System (PPMS 9T) $4.50/hr  
Physical Properties Measurement System (PPMS) LHe Consumption $24.52/%  
Polisher/Grinder $5/hr
SQUID Magnetometer $1.50/hr  
SQUID LHe Consumption $17.72/%  
Wire Bonder $10/hr  
X-ray Diffractometer (XRD) Tier 1 (0-12 hrs) $15/hr
       (tiers calculated by user per month) Tier 2 (12+ hrs) $5/hr  

 

Training and Contract Work Rate
Conducted by Senior Personnel $90/hour
Conducted by Research Assistant $40/hour

 

PPMS Puck Prices Price
Blank Puck $432.00
DC Puck $568.00
AC Puck $676.00

 

Other Charges Rate
No Show for Scheduled Training Half of hourly rate for training
No Show for Instrument Reservation (PPMS) 75% of reservation
Insufficient Use of Instrument Reservation (PPMS) 75% of reservation or total depending on use
Small Supplies (as available) Cost+20%/each

 

Policies

  1. Squid use is limited to 3 days if other users are waiting
  2. PPMS use is limited to 3 days per PI/group if other users are waiting
  3. Yearly Facilities Access fee is assessed at the end of every fiscal year
  4. Yearly Facilities Access fee is for facilities other than the clean room
  5. NSL capabilities not listed in the above rate schedule incur no usage charges
  6. Prices and policies can be changed without notice