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USER FEES

CHANL is operated as a recharge center, with user fees charged to recover the cost of instrument maintenance, supplies and materials. The fees for each resource are described in the tables below. Users are required to sign in and out of a logbook to track the amount of time used on a particular tool for billing purposes.

  • A printable copy of the rates can be found here.
  • Users from NCSU’s department of Biomedical Engineering are charged the UNC rate

TRAINING/STAFF TIME, PER HOUR

   
   
   
UNC
NON-UNC ACADEMIC
INDUSTRY
         $64$79$99

MICROSCOPY COSTS, PER HOUR

INSTRUMENT
DESCRIPTION
UNC
NON-UNC ACADEMIC
INDUSTRY
SEMScanning Electron Microscope$29$45$60
FIB, SEM ONLYFEI Helios 600 Nanolab Dual Beam System$39$61$81
FIBFEI Helios 600 Nanolab Dual Beam System$83$130$173
AFMAsylum MFP3D$39$61$81
MSPCraic Microspectrophotometer$25$40$53
TEM - Talos F200XFEI Talos F200X$55$86$115
NanoindenterOptics11 Piuma$13$21$28

EM SAMPLE PREPARATION COSTS

INSTRUMENT
DESCRIPTION
UNC
NON-UNC ACADEMIC
INDUSTRY
EM Processing $6.00/sample + labor$8.00/sample + labor$12.00/sample + labor
ULTRATHIN SECTIONING $6.00/sample + labor$8.00/sample + labor$12.00/sample + labor
THICK SECTIONING $6.00/sample + labor$8.00/sample + labor$12.00/sample + labor
CRITICAL POINT DRIER
Self Service
Tousimis Semidri pvt3$11.00/run$17.00/run$23.00/run
SPUTTER COATER
 
Cressington 108 Auto$1.00/nm$1.50/nm$2.00/nm

FABRICATION COSTS, PER HOUR

INSTRUMENT
DESCRIPTION
UNC
NON-UNC ACADEMIC
INDUSTRY
Clean Room Basic ToolsAny tools not listed below$31$52$567
ALDVeeco/Cambridge Nanotech Savannah S200$25$40$53
PECVDAdvanced Vacuum Vision 310$44$69$92
DRIEAlcatel AMS 100$51$79$106
E-beam EvaporatorKJL PRO Line PVD 75$44$69$92
DC Sputter DepositionKJL PVD 75$44$69$92
E-beam EvaporatorThermionics$44$69$92
Photolitography/Mask AlignerKarlSuss MA6/BA6$44$69$92

SPECTROSCOPY COSTS, PER HOUR

INSTRUMENTDESCRIPTIONUNCNON-UNC ACADEMICINDUSTRY
EDSOxfordPrice included in the cost of the microscope
UPSKratos Axis Ultra$39$61$81
XPSKratos Axis Ultra$39$61$81
ELLIPSOMETERJA Woolam Co. Inc.$19$30$39
MSPCraic Microspectrophotometer$25$40$53
FTIR - ConventionalConventional FTIR$19$30$39
FTIR - MicroscopyMicroscope FTIR$29$40$53
XRDRigaku SmartLab$32$51$67

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