Access and Usage Rates - external users

Access Checklist

Email us a short proposal with the scope of your work

      • research goals

      • instrumentation required

      • type and number of samples

Use of the NE-MRC facility requires UCSD service agreement

Access to the NE-MRC facility requires *

      • Affiliate paperwork with the NE department

      • UCSD laboratory safety training

· UC Lab Safety Fundamentals Training

· Annual Laboratory Hazards Training

      • Additional training requirements

· XRD: Research Radiography

· RAMAN: Laser Safety Training


*Due to staffing levels we are not currently a full-service facility, but we will be happy to train and help external users conduct their own research in the NE-MRC facility. Full-service measurements may be available for select projects, contact us for details.

Usage Rates

Electron Microscopes

      • $150 / hour

Analytical instrumentation

      • $100 / hour

Optical microscopes / Sample preparation

      • $60 / hour

Staff assistance

      • $100 / hour