San Francisco State University Electron Microscopy Facility

Image: Hensill Hall and Microscopy pictures

Academic Rates

Equipment

SF State Users

External Academic

Ultra 55 FE-SEM

 

$20/hr. Unassisted

24/7

$65/hr. Unassisted

9am-5pm

Monday-Friday

Tousimis

Critical point dryer

$10 per use (SFSU)        $20 per use (external)              

Cressington-C

carbon coating

$5 each use

 

Cressington-HR* Au, Au/Pd, Ir coating

$5 each use

Gatan PECS

$5 each use

Struers RotoPol® Polisher

$5 per batch for each polishing grit

 

VibroMet®2

Polisher (colloidal silica only)

 

$5 each use

Thin sections

$20 per thin section

 

Staff Time

Additional $45/Hr for SEM Operation

Additional $60/Hr for SEM Operation

HR: high resolution

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