Fees

Fees below are current as of 14 May 2018. Please contact AEMC staff to confirm current rates.

Instrument Usage Rates

Internal UH rate

External academic rate

Commercial rate

Titan (S)TEM

$160 / hour

$240 / hour

$500 / hour

Helios FIB

$110 / hour

$165 / hour

$350 / hour

Technician*

Varies

Varies

Included

* Technician rate is calculated to cover hourly cost of technician salary and depends on which technician assists. Please consult AEMC staff to discuss your needs.

 

Examples of most commonly used consumables*

Cost (each, $ US)

Small 12.7mm standard pin mount

$0.35

Large 25.4mm standard pin mount

$1.95

C double-coated adhesive tab, 12mm OD

$0.15

C double-coated adhesive tab, 12mm OD

$0.60

Spectro Tabs, high purity conductive carbon tabs, 12mm OD

$0.30

Spectro Tabs, high purity conductive carbon tabs, 25mm OD

$0.65

Omniprobe FIB grid, Cu with 3 posts

$2.50

Membrane box, square, 39x39x17 mm

$3.50

Small SEM pin mount storage box with insert

$2.50

Large SEM pin mount storage box with insert

$10.50

* Not all consumables are listed. Most consumables are purchased through Ted Pella or SPI Supplies. Costs through the AEMC are escalated to cover shipping and restocking costs. Users can purchase their own supplies, if they prefer.