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): $46/h (for irradiation) or per sample (analysis) and setup $46/hour charge (each ion beam and experiment) for 1/2 day (4h) minimum or actual hours if more than 4h;
Other Universities: $92/h (for irradiations) or per sample (analysis) and setup $92/hour charge (each ion beam and experiment) 1/2 day (4h) minimum or actual hours if more than 4h;
Businesses: $184/h (for irradiations) or per sample (analysis) and setup $184/hour charge (each ion beam and experiment) 1/2 day (4h) minimum or actual hours if more than 4h;

MAIZE (1.7 MV Tandem Accelerator) – Irradiations and surface analysis:
UM (internal – short code): $46/h (for irradiation) or per sample (analysis) and setup $46/hour charge (each ion beam and experiment) for 1/2 day (4h) minimum or actual hours if more than 4h;
Other Universities: $92/h (for irradiations) or per sample (analysis) and setup $92/hour charge (each ion beam and experiment) 1/2 day (4h) minimum or actual hours if more than 4h;
Businesses: $184/h (for irradiations) or per sample (analysis) and setup $184/hour charge (each ion beam and experiment) 1/2 day (4h) minimum or actual hours if more than 4h;

BLUE (.500 MV Ion Implanter)
UM (internal – short code): $46/h (for irradiation) or per sample (analysis) and setup $46/hour charge (each ion beam and experiment) for 1/2 day (4h) minimum or actual hours if more than 4h;
Other Universities: $92/h (for irradiation) or per sample (analysis) and setup $92/hour charge (each ion beam and experiment) 1/2 day (4h) minimum or actual hours if more than 4h;
Businesses: $184/h (for irradiation) or per sample (analysis) and setup $184/hour charge (each ion beam and experiment) 1/2 day (4h) minimum or actual hours if more than 4h;

*Note for external users: if MIBL performs the experiment, an additional $20/h will be added to cover experiment monitoring 24/7

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 to be used.