User Rates

The following instrument rates are effective July 1, 2018 and are subject to change:
Instrument Internal Hourly Rates External Hourly Rates* Location
Unassisted Assisted Unassisted Assisted
FTIR          $29 $83 $46 $108 146 SCH
Micro-Raman      $32 $89 $57 $119 146 SCH
UV-Vis      $21 $79 $47 $109 146 SCH
BET   $9 $68 $9 $71 147 SCH
Profilometer   $22 $79 $24 $86 146 SCH
XPS         $39 $99 $77 $139 147 SCH
DSC             $29 $88 $57 $119 146 SCH
DSC/TGA             $29 $86 $55 $117 146 SCH
TGA/MS     $34 $96 $22 $84 146 SCH
Powder XRD* $9 $69 $46 $108 303 S-R
Day 8am - 8pm Day 8am -8pm   Day 8am - 8pm
$4.50/hour* N/A N/A N/A
Night 8pm - 8am
$3.50/hour* N/A N/A N/A
Weekend
*A night and weekend capped rate 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 $24 $80 $66 $128 147 SCH
Single Crystal XRD  $50/sample N/A $190 $252/sample 303 S-R
Microwave Reactor  $26 $83 $37 $99 147 SCH
SEC-MALS           Contact:  Dr. Ian Lightcap at 631-1493 or ilightca@nd.edu. 370 SCH
Zetasizer  
GC-MS $26 $78 $64 $126 147 SCH
Potentiostat $24 $81 $33 $95 147 SCH
GC-TCD $19 $88 $41 $103 SCH
GC-FID $19 $88 $41 $103 SCH
Thermal Evaporator $22 $79 $37 $99 147 SCH
Solar Simulator $14 $71 $19 $81 147 SCH
Asylum AFM $23 $79 $37 $99 B31 Fitz
Park AFM $23 $79 $37 $99 B31 Fitz
FTIR Microscope $23 $79 $48 $110 146 SCH
Electron Microprobe $38 $96 $50 $112 B28 S-R
    $350/day $450/day
Rheometer $23 $79 $37 $99 146 SCH
ALEXSYS Calorimeter $23 $79 $37 $99  
C80 Calorimeter $23 $79 $37 $99  
GCMS Triple Quad $23 $79 $37 $99  
Services Internal Hourly Rate External Hourly Rate  
Consulting $62 $95 SCH
*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. 

SCH -  Stepan Chemistry Hall
S-R  -  Stinson-Remick Hall of Engineering
Fitz  -  Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering