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Oklahoma State University
Microscopy Laboratory

A unit in the Division of the Vice President for Research

Service Fees

OSU MICROSCOPY LAB, SERVICES AND CHARGES FOR OSU INSIDE USERS

(Outside users, please contact Lisa Whitworth at (405) 744-6765 for details)

(Effective September 1, 2018)

 

EQUIPMENT RENTAL    
     
JEOL JEM 2100 Transmission Electron Microscope    
Without Assistance (per hour)   $45.00
With Assistance (per hour)   $65.00
EDS X-ray Spectroscopy (per hour) add $10.00
For block prices of 5 hours or more per month, please inquire.    
     
FEI Quanta 600 Scanning Electron Microscope    
Without Assistance (per hour)   $35.00
With Assistance (per hour)   $55.00
EDS X-ray Spectroscopy (per hour) add $10.00
For block prices of 5 hours or more per month, please inquire.    
     
Leica TCS SP2 Confocal Microscope    
Without Assistance (per hour)   $30.00
With Assistance (per hour)   $50.00
UV LASER  (per hour)                     add $20.00
     
VEECO Multimode Atomic Force Microscope    
Without Assistance (per hour)   $10.00
With Assistance (per hour)   $30.00
     
Leica CM1900 Cryostat    
Without Assistance (per hour)   $20.00
With Assistance (per hour)   $40.00
     
Freeze Dryer  (per run)   $15.00
     
Training Charge (per hour)   $20.00
     
     
SAMPLE PREPARATION    
    
Scanning Electron Microscopy    
Complete Processing (up to 12 samples)   $350.00
Chemicals only   $50.00
Critical Point Drying (per run)   $40.00
Gold/Palladium Coating (per minute - one minute minimum charge)   $20.00
Carbon Coating (per run)   $20.00
   
Transmission Electron Microscopy    
Complete Processing (up to 12 samples)   $350.00
Chemicals only   $50.00
Sectioning    
Thick Sectioning (per block)   $25.00
Thin Sectioning (per block)   $35.00
Cryosectioning (per sample) - $40 setup   $25.00/hr
Sample Section Staining (per grid)   $15.00
     
     
SUPPLIES    
   
FIXATION CHEMICALS    
Cacodylate Buffered Glutaraldehyde, 2%   (per ml)   $1.00
Osmium Tetroxide, 1% (per ml)   $1.00
Cacodylate/Phosphate Buffer (per ml)   $1.00
Glutaraldehyde, 10ml vial (8%, 10%, 25%)   $10.00
Paraformaldehyde, 10ml vial (16%)   $10.00
HMDS (per ml)   $0.50
Ethanol, 100% (per ml)   $0.10
   
RESINS    
Embed-812 (per ml)   $1.00
Spurr’s (per ml)   $1.00
LR White (per ml)   $0.60
   
TEM GRIDS AND GRID BOXES    
Carbon Film Grid, 150 mesh (each)   $2.50
Holey Carbon Film Grid, 200 mesh (each)   $5.00
Lacey Carbon Film Grid, 200 mesh (each)   $4.00
Grid Box, 50 grid capacity (each)   $10.00
Grid Box, 100 grid capacity (each)   $20.00
   
SEM SAMPLE STUBS AND STUB BOXES    
Pin Type Aluminum Stub, 12mm (each)   $1.00
Aluminum Stub, 10mm (each)   $0.50
Aluminum Stub, 25mm (each)   $5.00
Carbon Planchet, 25mm (each)   $2.00
Plastic Mounting Cylinders, 8mm X 13mm (each)   $1.00
Storage Box, 4 pin stubs (each)   $4.00
Storage Box, cardboard (each)   $0.50
   
MICROSCOPE GLASS SLIDES/SLIDE BOXES    
Fisher Premium Microscope Slides, 1 box of 72 (each)   $30.00
Fisher Premium Microscope Slides (each)   $0.60
Fisher Premium Cover Glass, 22mm X 22mm X 0.17mm $0.20
Slide Storage Box, 12 slides (each)   $4.50
Slide Storage Box, 25 slides (each)   $10.00
   
ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY SUPPLIES    
TM Cantilever (each)   $20.00
Contact Cantilever (each)   $10.00
EFM Cantilever   $20.00
Sample Disk   $1.00
STM tip   $10.00
AFM Base   $1.00
   
Miscellaneous    
Glass Strip, 40cm X 8mm (each)   $10.00
Single Edge Razor Blades, box of 100   $15.00
Single Edge Razor Blades (each)   $0.25