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The following rates are charged to academic institutions, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. Please be prepared to provide documentation indicating such.

FOM will automatically log you in at the start of your reservation, however it is the user's responsibility to log off at the end of the reservation. Charges will be assessed from log in until log off.

Academic Rate
After Hours Rate*
Scanning Electron Microscopes    
Quanta 200 $56/hr $42/hr
Apreo I $70/hr $53/hr
Apreo II $70/hr $53/hr
Focused Ion Beam Microscopes    
Helios 600 $75/hr


Nova 600 $70/hr $53/hr
Transmission Electron Microscopes    
Tecnai F20 $82/hr $62/hr
Tecnai 30 $70/hr $53/hr
Titan 80-300 $110/hr $83/hr
Titan 60-300 $110/hr $83/hr
X-Ray Diffraction    
MiniFlex $22/hr $17/hr
Smart Lab $50/hr $38/hr
Labor** $75/hr N/A
































Valid through 6/30/18

*After hours rate is applied to usage between 6:00pm-8:00am Monday-Friday and all day Saturday-Sunday. Rate is only applicable to users with anytime access, in which no staff assistance will be available.

**Sessions in which there is training and/or when there is staff participation will be charged labor.

The following fees are charged to all users (internal and external):

Cancellation Charge
(within 12 hours preceding reserved time)
2 hours of usage and labor, if applicable
Forget Log Off 2 hours of usage
No show Reservation time + forget log off
Instrument Training Instrument Rate + Labor Rate

Please direct all billing questions, concerns, or issues to

CEMAS welcomes inquiries from industrial users.  Quotes are available upon request. Please contact us at .