EQUIPMENT LIST AND RATES


Academic Rate*

Minimum Hours

Maximum Hours

Staff Time

External Industrial Rate

External Industrial Rate Staff Time

FEI Talos 200 TEM

 $83

1

6

$33.3

$249

$100

Zeiss SIGMA VP

 $25

0.5

4

$33.3

$75**

$100

Light Zeiss Microscope

$25

0.5

4

$33.3

$75

$100

Diamond Saw

$22

0.5

4

$33.3

$66

$100

Nova Nano SEM

$25

0.5

8

$33.3

$75

$100

Dimple Grinder

$22

0.5

4

$33.3

$66

$100

Grinder-Polisher

$22

0.5

4

$33.3

$66

$100

TEM Bio Sample Preparation fees

$22

0.5

4

$33.3

$66

$100

PIPS II

$25

0.5

4

$33.3

$75

$100

Plasma Cleaner

$22

0.5

4

$33.3

$66

$100

Microtome

$17

0.5

4

$33.3

$51

$100

*External academia rates will include additional 20% administrative fee.
Rates are effective as of June 1, 2017 for Columbia Facilities users and are subject to change. Internal Columbia University users which will use grants which ran through CNI to pay the user fees will get a 10% subsidy on top of internal rates.

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