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Diffraction Facility – Rates

Rates

Internal AcademicExternal AcademicOn-campus CommercialExternal Market
Empyrean$36/hour$53/hour$90/hour$100/hour
X’Pert3$36/hour$53/hour$90/hour$100/hour
Epsilon 1FreeFreeFreeFree
Assistance*$60/hour$90/hour$90/hour$90/hour

* Facility manager’s assistance with running/planning experiments, data analysis, training, etc.  Optional, except in the case of training.  This is in addition to the instrument rate.  In order to minimize the cost, only time spent actively assisting is charged.

Internal Academic – users located in a research group at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville, users located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory that pay with UT funds (i.e., UT account number)

External Academic – users located at academic institutions outside of the University of Tennessee – Knoxville, users located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory that do not pay with non-UT funds (company check), and users located at other national labs

On-Campus Commercial – commercial tenants of the Cherokee Farm Research and Innovation Park, UTIA Business Incubator, and other upcoming public/private ventures

External Market – users located in companies, corporations, etc.

Existing users may book time via Stratocore. New users contact Michael Koehler.