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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.

We welcome inquiries from industrial users.  Quotes are available upon request. Please contact us at

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


First 4 hours

Subsequent Usage (after 4 hours)

Max charge per day

Now 50% discount!

$300      $150

$70/hr    $35/hr

$1,300   $650

Now 50% discount!

$300      $150

$70/hr    $35/hr

$1,300   $650

^ Please note that FOM will not

accurately provide HeliScan charges.


Data storage fees may be accessed 

if data is not removed in a timely


Labor** $75/hr N/A









































Rates valid through June 30, 2018.

*After hours rate is applied to usage between 5:00pm-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