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Fees

CFAMM utilizes three-tier fee structure according to customer billing affiliation:

tier 1 - UC Riveside;
tier 2 - academic and US Federal government organizations;
tier 3 - general commercial customers.

Current rates effective 07/01/2019

Discounts:
25% discount on the electron microscope rates for usage above 20 hrs per month per UCR PI.
25% discount on the electron microscope external rates for usage above 10 hrs per month per customer.

 

Service/ Item
UCR
Academic/Gov.
Commercial
S/TEM Titan Themis 300 $69 per/hr $100 per/hr $185 per/hr
TEM Tecnai12 $45 per/hr $80 per/hr $100 per/hr
SEM NNS450 $45 per/hr $70 per/hr $100 per/hr
FIB SEM Quanta3D $40 per/hr $50 per/hr $75 per/hr
SEM Tescan Mira3 $45 per/hr $70 per/hr $100 per/hr
Operator assistance $43 per/hr $60 per/hr $60 per/hr
Basic SEM Training $150 per session $200 per session $280 per session
Basic TEM Training $240 per session $350 per session $460 per session
FIB Training $350 per person $550 per person $850 per person
Support/consultation $27 per/hr $60 per/hr $80 per/hr
Sample preparation $33 per/hr $60 per/hr $60 per/hr
Sputter coating $9 per/min $12 per/min $12 per/min
Vacuum evaporation $22 per/hr $40 per/hr $40 per/hr
Critical-point-drying CPD $22 per run $40 per/hr $40 per/hr
Ion milling $45 per run $100 per/hr $100 per/hr
Ultramicrotome $12 per/hr $20 per/hr $30 per/hr
Lapping/polishing $21 per run $40 per run $40 per run
Diamond saw $21 per run $40 per run $40 per run
Fullam carbon coater $21 per run $40 per run $40 per run
Dimpler $21 per run $40 per run $40 per run
Tripod polisher $21 per run $40 per run $40 per run
Disc cutter $21 per/hr $40 per/hr $40 per/hr
Diamond lapping films $35 per/film $35 per/film $35 per/film
Non-diamond lapping films $5 per/film $5 per/film $5 per/film
Fischione plasma cleaner $11 per/hr $15 per/hr $20 per/hr
C-coated Cu TEM grids $5 per/grid $5 per/grid $5 per/grid
Electronic key $7.5 $7.5 $7.5
Detailed billing $25 $50 $50
Chemical reagents nominal price nominal price nominal price
Advanced support/consultation $62 per/hr $100 per/hr $100 per/hr