User Rates

The following instrument rates are effective July 1, 2017 and are subject to change:
Instrument Internal Hourly Rates External Hourly Rates* Location
Unassisted Assisted Unassisted Assisted
FTIR          $24 $83 $46 $108 132 NSH
Micro-Raman      $27 $89 $57 $119 132 NSH
Raman in-situ   $28 90 $66 $128 305 S-R
$4.58/hour N/A $463 $525/day
UV-Vis      $17 $79 $47 $109 132 NSH
BET   $7 $68 $9 $71 132 NSH
Profilometer   $20 $62 $24 $86 132 NSH
XPS         $37 $99 $77 $139 132 NSH
DSC             $26 $68 $57 $119 132 NSH
DSC/TGA             $24 $86 $55 $117 132 NSH
TGA/MS     $48 $90 $22 $84 132 NSH
Powder XRD* $7 $69 $46 $108 303 S-R
Day 8am - 8pm Day 8am -8pm   Day 8am - 8pm
$3.5/hour* N/A N/A N/A
Night 8pm - 8am
$3.5/hour* N/A N/A N/A
Weekend
*A night and weekend capped rate of $3.5/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 $80 $66 $128 303 S-R
Single Crystal XRD  $45/sample N/A $190 $252/sample 303 S-R
Microwave Reactor  $21 $83 $37 $99 132 NSH
SEC-MALS           Contact:  Dr. Ian Lightcap at 631-1493 or ilightca@nd.edu. 370 SCH
Zetasizer  
GC-MS $26 $78 $64 $126 215 RRB
Potentiostat $19 $81 $33 $95 132 NSH
GC-TCD $16 $88 $41 $103 132 NSH
GC-FID $16 $88 $41 $103 132 NSH
Thermal Evaporator $17 $79 $37 $99 132 NSH
 Solar Simulator $9 $71 $19 $81 132 NSH
Asylum AFM $17 $79 $37 $99 B31 Fitzpatrick
Park AFM $17 $79 $37 $99 B31 Fitzpatrick
FTIR Microscope $17 $79 $48 $110 132 NSH
 Electron Microprobe $34 $96 $122 $184 116 S-R
Rheometer $17 $79 N/A N/A 132 NSH
Services Internal Hourly Rate External Hourly Rate  
Consulting $62 $95 132 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