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User Fees

User fees, applicable from January 26, 2015.

Customer Category
UMBC/UM Not-for-profit Commercial
Instrument/service
 Nova NanoSEM 450 *  50 $/hour  70 $/hour  130 $/hour
 JEOL 5600 SEM  30 $/hour  40 $/hour  60 $/hour
 Dimension 3100 AFM *  25 $/hour  35 $/hour  50 $/hour
 Technical assistance  40 $/hour  50 $/hour  100 $/hour
 Optical microscope  5 $/hour  10 $/hour  15 $/hour
 AFM tip **  30 $/tip  35 $/tip  45 $/tip
 Sputter coating  10 $/run  12 $/run  15 $/run
 Sample preparation, supply  as agreed  as agreed  as agreed

* Expert users can obtain discounted access for long term projects that require primarily overnight and over-the-weekend-access.

** Over one damaged tip per 5 hours.

The users who contributed to the MRI proposal for the Nova NanoSEM 450 will receive 50% discount on its user fee until August 30, 2015.