EM EQUIPMENT LIST AND RATES


Academic Rate*

Minimum Charge Hours

Maximum Charge Hours

Staff Time

External Industrial Equipment Rate

External Industrial Rate Staff Time

FEI Talos 200 TEM

 $83

1

8**

$40

$249

$120

Zeiss SIGMA VP SEM

 $30

0.5

6

$40

$90

$120

Light Zeiss Microscope

$25

0.5

4

$40

$75

$120

Diamond Saw

$22

0.5

4

$40

$66

$120

Nova Nano SEM

$28

0.5

8

$40

$84

$120

Dimple Grinder

$22

0.5

4

$40

$66

$120

Grinder-Polisher

$22

0.5

4

$40

$66

$120

TEM Bio Sample Preparation fees

$22

0.5

4

$40

$66

$120

TEM FIB Sample Preparation fees***

$22

0.5

4

$40

$66

$120

PIPS II

$25

0.5

4

$40

$75

$120

Plasma Cleaner

$22

0.5

4

$40

$66

$120

Microtome

$17

0.5

4

$40

$51

$120

*External academia rates will include additional 20% administrative fee.
Rates are effective as of August 1, 2019 for Columbia Facilities users and are subject to change. Internal Columbia University paying user fees through a CNI designated grant will receive a 10% subsidy against internal rates.

**Max charge time per day (24 hours).

***FIB sample prep. is done off campus and will include staff time charges as well.

Please check out our external user program for non-Columbia researchers.