Electron Microscopy: User Fees

Microscope Usage Fees (per hour)

Academic
Users
Academic Users
with Staff Assistance
Industry Users
with Staff Assistance
T12 microscope
$50
$100
$200
TF20 microscope
$80
$130
$250

Basic EM training

  • $500 (includes microscope time and staff time)

Sample and Image Processing Fees

  • Cryo freezing              $50/hr + $12/dewar of cryogen + $10/grid used
  • Negative staining        $50/hr + $10/grid
  • Carbon Evaporation using the Cressington 208c
    $30 1st run (includes training)
    $15 each additional run
    $50/hr if staff coats instead of customer
    *includes carbon rods
  • Image Processing       $70/hr