Research Resource Core Laboratory

Instrument and Service Rates

Rates effective Sept. 2, 2019.  All rates are per hour. To reserve an instrument, please click the instrument reservation button.

Instrument KU and affiliate universities with Federal/State Funding Sources Other Institutions with Federal/State Funding Sources Industry**
Light Microscopes
3i Olympus Spinning Disk Confocal Microscope $33 $50 $99
3i Olympus Inverted Epifluorescence Microscope $26 $40 $78
3i Two-Photon $47 $72 $141
Leica Laser Scanning Confocal Upright Microscope $33 $50 $99
Leica DM750 Compound Bright Field Upright Microscope  $26 $40 $78
In Vivo Setup $16 $25 $48
CellASICR ONIX Live Cell Microfluidic System $16 $25 $48
Specimen Preparation- Anesthesia System **** $5 $5 $5
Specialized Objective Use*** $15 $23 $45
Electron Microscopes
$45 $69 $135
Specialized TEM Holder Use $20 $31 $60
$55 $84 $165
FEI Versa 3D Dual Beam (FIB)* $66 $100 $198
X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy
PHI Versa Probe II (8 am - 5 pm) $27.50 $42 $82.50
PHI Versa Probe II (5 pm - 8 am) $13.75 $21 $41.25
Sample Prep
Biological Sample preparation (Fixation, Dehydration, etc.) $62 $94 $186
Quorum Technologies carbon/metal evaporator/plasma cleaner (Sputter coater)*** $10 $10 $10

Quorum Technologies Tousimis Critical Point Dryer***

$10 $10 $10
American Optical Spencer 820 Rotary Microtome  $6 $6 $6
Labor
Lab personnel time, if requested $88 $134 $264

Please contact Dr. Eduardo Rosa-Molinar (Director/Professor) if you need further details.

* There is a one-time $35 set up charge per session for FEI TF20 and FEI Versa/FIB users who do not require assistance.  

**Research or Service Agreement must be in place before any industrial work can be performed. Please contact the MAI for more information.

***The rate for this instrument is per use not per hour. 

**** The rate of this instrument is per specimen not per hour. 


Announcements

Coming Soon... Hitachi H-8100!!

Hitachi H-8100 Transmission Electron Microscope 
Features:
·          75kV to 200kV thermionic emission (W hairpin filament)
·          Large specimen tilt (+/- 45 degrees) pole piece
·          In situ heating experiments with a heating stage (up to 900 degrees)
·          A cryo-TEM with a cryo-holder (down to -170 degrees)
·          A Gatan TV rate CCD camera for imaging (down to 0.5 nm resolution) and diffraction (large tilting with a Gatan double tilt holder)
·          A Silicon Drift Detector (SDD) for energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy
·          Operation at low kV (75 and 100 kV) for soft- and bio-materials and 200 kV for inorganic materials
·          Convergent Beam Electron Diffraction (CBED), nanodiffraction capabilities
·          Hollow-Cone Illumination
 
More to come...

-MAI

Questions?

Dr. Eduardo Rosa-Molinar
Director/Professor
erm@ku.edu