Open Access Instruments
Open Access instruments are intended to be used by CSU students and researchers. CIF staff will provide training and some initial methods development assistance. Please register online as ‘New User’ to sign up for training.
CIF Operated Instruments
This option is available to both CSU and external customers. It involves CIF staff to perform instrument setup, basic method development, sample analysis and raw data reporting to the customer. Minimum requirements apply for sample submission. Please contact the CIF for detailed instructions.
NOTE: There is a minimum charge per project; Batch discounts may apply (please contact CIF staff).
Collaborative efforts are encouraged
CSU Affiliated Rates
Bruker D8 Thin Film (D8TF)
$30/hr ($15 minimum charge per use)
There is a 5 hour minimum charge per billing cycle
Bruker D8 Variable Temperature (D8VT)
$20/hr ($10 minimum charge per use)
$100/day Day rate (> 5 hrs)
There is a 3 hour minimum charge per billing cycle
Academic Rates for Student Hourly Employees – $20/hr
Academic Rates for CIF Staff – $65/hr
*Rates are subject to revision*