Recharge Rates

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Klaus van Benthem, graduate student Boyi Qu and AMCaT manager Andrew Thron use the JEOL JEM 2100F-AC Transmission Electron Microscope. Photo: Alexander Fisher-Wagner/UC Davis.

About AMCaT Recharge Rates

AMCaT recharge rates were developed and approved by the UC Davis Office for Budget and Institutional Analysis.

Cancellation Policy

Users are required to cancel their reservation at least 24 hours prior to their scheduled appointment. Cancelling within 24 hours of the appointment may result in users being charged up to the full cost of the previously scheduled time. We understand extenuating circumstances may prevent you from cancelling within 24 hours of your appointment. Please contact the instrument manager if an exception needs to be made. Users can also avoid being charged, if the cancel within 24 hours of their session, by finding another user to use their session.

Internal Rates

Recharge rates for UC Davis-affiliated researchers who can use the instrument independently with little-to-no assistance. The user must pass the instrument-specific driver’s test.

Assisted/Training Rates

Recharge rates for training or assisted sessions. Assisted rates are for users who cannot use the instrument independently and need constant assistance of an AMCaT Staff member. The assisted and training rates vary depending on the user’s affiliation.

External Rates

Recharge rates for users affiliated with non-UC universities, national or government laboratories and non-for profit organizations who can use the instrument independently with little-to-no assistance. The user must pass the instrument-specific driver’s test.

Commercial Rates

Recharge rates for users affiliated with for-profit organizations, who can use the instrument independently with little-to-no assistance. The user must pass the instrument-specific driver’s test.

Rate category JEOL 2100F-AC TEM Sample Prep Lab PANalytical X'Pert Pro MRD Thermo Fisher Quattro S ESEM Zeiss Confocal microscopes Sputter Coater Ion Mill Kratos Supra XPS
Internal unassisted $58.00 $60.25 $40.00 $40.50 $14.00 $17.75 $26.75 $41.25
Internal assisted / training $114.75 $117.00 $96.75 $97.25 $70.75 $74.50 $83.50 $98.00
External unassisted $77.50 $80.50 $53.50 $54.00 $18.50 $23.75 $35.50 $55.00
External assisted / training $153.25 $156.25 $129.25 $129.75 $94.25 $99.50 $111.25 $103.75

Commercial Unassisted

$248.00 $80.50 $77.00 $91.75 $18.50

$23.75

$35.50 $92.25
Commercial Assisted $323.75 $156.25 $152.75 $167.50 $94.25 $99.50 $111.25 $168.00