The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Joint Institute for Advanced Materials


Rates

Internal

External Academic

External Commercial

On-Campus

Service 1: Auriga FIB/SEM

$45/hour

$67.50/hour

$135/hour

$105/hour

Service 2: Libra TEM Unassisted

$45/hour

$67.50/hour

$135/hour

$105/hour

Service 3: Assist/Analysis/Add'l Training

$35/hour

$52/hour

$105/hour

$75/hour

Service 4: Sample Prep

$12/hour

$18/hour

$24/hour

$21/hour

Service 5: Zeiss EVO SEM

$30/hour

$45/hour

$90/hour

$60/hour

Service 6: Asylum Research

$10/hour

$15/hour

$30/hour

$25/hour

Service 7: LEO

$35/hour

$52.85/hour

$105/hour

$75/hour

*Assisted help is billed in addition to the regular instrument rate.

Rates may change without notice.

Rates for instrument time are on self-use base.

Any operation of the instrument by staff will incur an additional charge for staff assistance

Instrument time may be reserved using the online calendar. If staff assistance will be required, that time must be booked in advance of reserving instrument time.

These are the internal academic rates for UT/ORNL account numbers. Industry rates are a factor of three (3) higher. Non-UT academic users are charged UT rates plus UT on-site overhead

[1] Includes usage of ultramicrotome, mutiprep, ion polishing system, dimpler, diamond saw and consumables except diamond lapping paper. Diamond lapping paper is sold by the facility at cost price.


 

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