User Rates

The following instrument rates are effective July 1, 2015 and are subject to change:
Instrument Internal Hourly Rates External Hourly Rates* Location
Unassisted Assisted Unassisted Assisted
FTIR          $21 $63 $60 $135 132 NSH
Micro-Raman      $28 $70 $100 $175 132 NSH
Raman in-situ   $21 N/A $32 $93 305 S-R
$110/day N/A $450 $525/day
UV-Vis      $18 $60 $95 $170 132 NSH
BET   $6 $48 $9 $65 132 NSH
Profilometer   $20 $62 $20 $95 132 NSH
XPS         $38 $79 $115 $190 132 NSH
DSC             $26 $68 $75 $150 132 NSH
DSC/TGA             $23 $65 $80 $155 132 NSH
DSC/TGA/MS     $38 $80 $230 $305 132 NSH
Powder XRD* $7 $49 $25 $100 303 S-R
Day 8am - 8pm Day 8am -8pm   Day 8am - 8pm
$42/night* N/A N/A N/A
Night 8pm - 8am
$42/day* N/A N/A N/A
Weekend
*A night and weekend capped rate of $42/hour applies only during the hours of 8pm to 8am on weekdays and on weekends. Users are charged the appropriate rate, which is capped at a set amount if they use the instrument for a longer period of time.
Hr XRD $18 N/A $115 $190 303 S-R
Single Crystal XRD  $45/sample N/A $165 $240/sample 303 S-R
Microwave Reactor  $20 $62 $50 $125 132 NSH
SEC-MALS           Contact:  Dr. Ian Lightcap at 631-1493 or ilightca@nd.edu. 370 SCH
Zetasizer  
GC-MS $24 $66 $85 $160 215 RRB
Potentiostat $15 $57 $50 $125 132 NSH
   + Xe Lamp $9 $50 $52 $127
GC-TCD $15 $57 $70 $145 132 NSH
   + Xe Lamp $12 $53 $56 $131
GC-FID $15 $57 $70 $145 132 NSH
   + Xe Lamp $17 $59 $73 $148
Thermal Evaporator $17 $59 $60 $135 132 NSH
Services Internal Hourly Rate External Hourly Rate  
Consulting $42 $75 132 NSH
*External use is charged as a combination of both unassisted and assisted rates and varies based on actual time used for assisted training, preparation of samples, measurements, and data analyses, as well as the actual time spent running the instrument. The above-listed rates are provided as a guide for users. For more information, contact Dr. Ian Lightcap, Research and Facilities Program Director. 

NSH - Nieuwland Science Hall
SCH - Stepan Chemistry Hall
S-R  -  Stinson-Remick Hall of Engineering
RRB - Radiation Research Building