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Rates and Fees

Prices effective through June 30, 2015

 

The 2013 Core Facilities tables of rates and fees are displayed below.

Long term usage is with PREPAID subscription or number of hours and training.

Occasional usage is with staff assistance only and PREPAID by the hour.

Effective May 19, 2014, hourly assisted rates to Drexel internal academic users for all instruments will be $50/hr, a decrease from $85/hr.

X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) and Auger Spectroscopy

Scanning Electron Microscopy

Transmission Electron Microscopy

Focused Ion Beam

X-Ray Diffraction

Nanoindentation

Microfabrication

Sample Preparation

X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy / Auger Spectroscopy (Rm 106B Bossone, D. Barbash)

 

Instruments
Usage
Internal
(Drexel)
External
Academic
Industry
(hourly only)
XPS/Auger
 (PHI VersaProbe 5000)
1/2 month (Subscription)
N.A.
N.A.
 
  
 
$325/hour
1 month (Subscription)
N.A.
N.A.
3 months (Subscription)
$1,200
$2,400
6 months (Subscription)
$1,800
$3,600
Staff assistance/Training
$50/hour
$100/hour
Training within Prepaid Subscription*
$50/hour
$100/hour
 

Scanning Electron Microscopy (Rm 106G Bossone, E. Basgall)

Instruments
Usage

Internal

(Drexel)

External

Academic

Industry
(hourly only)

SEM (Zeiss Supra 50VP),

ESEM (FEI XL30),

EDS (EDAX),

OIM (TSL)

1/2 month (Subscription) $400 N.A.

$300/hour

1 month (Subscription) $600 $1,200
3 months (Subscription) $1,000 $2,000
6 months (Subscription) $1,500 $3,000
Staff assistance/Training $50/hour $100/hour
Training within Prepaid Subscription* $50/hour $100/hour

 

Transmission Electron Microscopy (Rm 106E Bossone, C. Johnson)

Instruments
Usage

Internal

(Drexel)

External

Academic

Industry
(hourly only)

TEM (JEOL JEM 2100)

1 month (Subscription) $800 $1,600

 $300/hour

3 months (Subscription) $1,200 $2,400
6 months (Subscription) $1,800 $3,600
Staff assistance/Training $50/hour $100/hour
Training within Prepaid Subscription* $50/hour $100/hour

 

Focused Ion Beam (Rm 106G Bossone, C. Johnson)

Instruments
Usage

Internal

(Drexel)

External

Academic

Industry
(hourly only)

FIB (FEI DB235)

OmniProbe

X-Ray Fluorescence

1 month (Subscription) $1.100 $2,200

 $300/hour

3 months (Subscription) $1,600 $3,200
6 months (Subscription) $2,500 $5,000
Staff assistance/Training $50/hour $100/hour
Training within Prepaid Subscription* $50/hour $100/hour

 

X-Ray Diffraction (Rm 106D Bossone, C. Smith)

Instruments
Usage

Internal

(Drexel)

External

Academic

Industry
(hourly only)

X-Ray Diffractometer (Rigaku SmartLab),

Small Angle X-Ray Scattering (Rigaku S-Max 3000),

JADE Database

1/2 month (Subscription) N.A. N. A.

$250/hour

1 month (Subscription) $250 $500
3 months (Subscription) $400 $800
6 months (Subscription) $600 $1,200
Staff assistance/Training $50/hour $100/hour
Training within Prepaid Subscription* $50/hour $100/hour

 

Nanoindentation (Rm 106A Bossone, B. Anasori)

Instruments
Usage

Internal

(Drexel)

External

Academic

Industry

Nanoindenter XP(MTS)

 

1 month (Subscription) $250 $500

$20/indent

$200/hour

Scratch Test

3 months (Subscription) $500 $1,000
6 months (Subscription) $750 $1,500
Staff assistance/Training $50/hour $100/hour
Training within Prepaid Subscription* $50/hour $100/hour

 

Microfabrication (Rm 334 LeBow, E. Basgall)

Thin Films Cluster

Instruments
Usage

Internal

(Drexel)

External

Academic

Industry
(hourly only)

Thermal Evaporator,

E-beam Evaporator

(BOC Edwards),

Optical Profiler (Zygo),

Optical Microscope

1 month (Subscription) $300 $600

$200/hour

3 months (Subscription) $500 $1,000
6 months (Subscription) $700 $1,400
Staff assistance/Training $50/hour $100/hour
Training within Prepaid Subscription* $50/hour $100/hour

Lithography Cluster

Instruments
Usage

Internal

(Drexel)

External

Academic

Industry
(hourly only)

Mask Aligner (K. Suss)

Spin coaters, Ovens, Hot plates

Optical Profiler (Zygo),

Optical Microscope

1 month (Subscription) $300 $600

$200/hour

3 months (Subscription) $500 $1,000
6 months (Subscription) $700 $1,400
Staff assistance/Training $50/hour $100/hour
Training within Prepaid Subscription* $50/hour $100/hour

 

Thin Films + Lithography Cluster

Instruments
Usage

Internal

(Drexel)

External

Academic

Industry
(hourly only)

Thermal Evaporator,

E-beam Evaporator

(BOC Edwards),

Mask Aligner (K. Suss)

Spin coaters, Ovens, Hot plates

Optical Profiler (Zygo),

Optical Microscope

1 month (Subscription) $500 $1,000

$200/hour

3 months (Subscription) $750 $1,500
6 months (Subscription) $1,000 $2,000
Staff assistance/Training $50/hour $100/hour
Training within Prepaid Subscription* $50/hour $100/hour

 

Instruments
Usage

Internal

(Drexel)

External

Academic

Industry
(hourly only)

ICP Deep Reactive Ion Etching (STS)

1 month (Subscription) $500 $1,000

$200/hour

3 months (Subscription) $750 $1,500
6 months (Subscription) $1,000 $2,000
Staff assistance/Training $50/hour $100/hour
Training within Prepaid Subscription* $50/hour $100/hour

 

Sample Preparation (Rm 106B Bossone, C. Johnson)

Instruments
Usage

Internal

(Drexel)

External

Academic

Industry (hourly only)

Leica EM UC6 Cryo-ultramicrotome

Fishione 1010 Low-angle ion mill

Slow-speed diamond sectioning saw and polishing wheels

Dimple grinders

Ultrasonic disk cutter

Optical microscopes and precision measuring tools

6 months (Subscription), basic $200 $400

 $200/hour

6 months (Subscription), advanced $400 $800
3 months (Subscription), basic $150 $300
3 months (Subscription), advanced $300 $600
Staff assistance/Training $50/hour $100/hour

* NOTES
1 Use of the sample preparation equipment is free for TEM subscribers.
2 Basic Subscriptions include use of diamond saw, polishing tools, and optical microscopes.
3 Advanced Subscriptions include all basic tools plus ion mill and microtome.
4 Training and assistance from staff is in addition to fees for subscriptions.

Note on subscriptions: Subscriptions begin on first day of training.

Notes on Industry hourly usage:

Staff assistance and training for hourly/daily use is $50/hour

No refunds or credits for unsuccessful tests/microfabrication due to sample condition, user negligence, improper operation of the instruments!

Hours will be counted in 15 minute increments, e.g., 16 minutes counts as 1/2 hour. 

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