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User Fees

User Categories:

A: Internal BSU users
B: External academic users
C: External commercial users

User Fees (cost per hour unless otherwise noted):

ABC
TEM$90$126$200
FESEM (FEI Teneo)$75$105$200
SEM (Hitachi)$65$91$190
EPMA$50 $70$200
XRD (Bruker)$50$70$125
XRD (Rigaku) per pattern$40$56$100
XRF (per sample)$20$28$100
Optical Microscopy$15$21$50
Ion Beam Thinning$10$14$75
Jet Polishing (per sample)$5$7$25
Mechanical Grinding/Polishing$15$21$50
Cutting$10$14$50
Microtomy$10$14$50
Dimple Grinding$5$7$70
Ion Slicer (per sample)$40$56$200

Operational assistance (if applicable/required):

 ABC
Technical Assistance-$105$180