Instrument Fees

Approved rates for use of the Michigan Ion Beam Laboratory

WOLVERINE (3.0 MV Tandem Accelerator) – Irradiations and surface analysis:
UM (internal – short code): Setup fee/ion: $100, $45/h (for irradiation) or per sample (analysis);
Other Universities Setup fee/ion $100, $90/h/ (for irradiation) or /sample (analysis);
Business rates: Setup fee/ion $200, $200/h/ (for irradiation) or /sample (analysis);
*Note for external users: if MIBL performs the experiment, an additional $20/h will be added to cover support 24/7 for experiments and a $300 fee will be charged for loading of samples on a stage.

MAIZE (1.7 MV Tandem Accelerator) – Irradiations and surface analysis:
UM (internal – short code): Setup fee/ion: $100, $45/h (for irradiation) or per sample (analysis);
Other Universities Setup fee/ion $100, $90/h/ (for irradiation) or /sample (analysis);
Business rates: Setup fee/ion $200, $200/h/ (for irradiation) or /sample (analysis);
*Note for external users: if MIBL performs the experiment, an additional $20/h will be added to cover support 24/7 for experiments and the respective $300 loading fee will be charged for each loading of samples.

BLUE (400 keV Ion Implanter):
University of Michigan (internal – short code): Setup fee/ion $100, $45/h (for irradiation/implantation);
Other Universities: Setup fee/ion $100, $90/h (for irradiation/implantation);
Business rates: Setup fee/ion/energy $200, $200/h (for irradiation/implantation)

Dual beam irradiations:
For the following combinations, please see rates above for each accelerator request:
Wolverine-Maize
Blue-Maize
Wolverine-Blue

Triple beam irradiations:
Wolverine-Maize-Blue
Please see rates above for each individual accelerator.

Vacuum furnace:
University fees: Setup fee $50, $45/annealing condition/calendar day;
Business rates: Setup fee $100, $100/annealing condition/calendar day;

Dektak profilometer:
University fees: $45/half day (4 h)
Business rates: $100/half day (4 h)

Hardness Indenter:
University fees: $45/half day (4 h)
Business rates: $100/half day (4 h)