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VINSE User Fees

FY20 user fees (9/3/19-6/30/20)

Analytical

Vanderbilt personnel hourly rate: $20 
VUMC, Fisk, TSU and Meharry hourly rate: $20
External universities & non-profit partners hourly rate: $22
Industry and external for-profit partners hourly rate: $32 

Bruker AFM

Vanderbilt personnel hourly rate: $40
VUMC, Fisk, TSU and Meharry hourly rate: $40
External universities & non-profit partners hourly rate: $44
Industry and external for-profit partners hourly rate: $65 

Helios FIB/SEM

Vanderbilt personnel hourly rate: $70
VUMC, Fisk, TSU and Meharry hourly rate: $70
External universities & non-profit partners hourly rate: $77
Industry and external for-profit partners hourly rate: $179

Merlin SEM

Vanderbilt personnel hourly rate: $55
VUMC, Fisk, TSU and Meharry hourly rate: $55
External universities & non-profit partners hourly rate: $60
Industry and external for-profit partners hourly rate: $90

Osiris S/TEM

Vanderbilt personnel hourly rate: $70
VUMC, Fisk, TSU and Meharry hourly rate: $70
External universities & non-profit partners hourly rate: $77
Industry and external for-profit partners hourly rate: $192

Cleanroom

TIER 0 - Cleanroom 
Vanderbilt personnel hourly rate: $35
VUMC, Fisk, TSU and Meharry hourly rate: $35
External universities & non-profit partners hourly rate: $39
Industry and external for-profit partners hourly rate: $65 

TIER 1 - E-Beam Lithography (EBL) additional charge 
Vanderbilt personnel hourly rate: $21
VUMC, Fisk, TSU and Meharry hourly rate: $21
External universities & non-profit partners hourly rate: $23
Industry and external for-profit partners hourly rate: $67 


Professional Staff Hourly Service Fee
VINSE offers staff support for users who wish to use the facilities remotely. VINSE professional staff are able to perform your measurements, imaging, and analysis in your absence for a service fee. The VINSE undergraduate Tech Crew is also available to support many processes in the cleanroom without a service fee. To inquire about these services, please contact the VINSE administrative office.  Internal $50,  External universities & non-profit partners hourly rate: $55; Industry and external for-profit partners hourly rate: $80