Cornell Energy Systems Institute (CESI) User Rates

The rates listed below are the current rates charged for usage of CESI Shared Facility Instruments for academic and industry usage, respectively. Rates charged are subject to change at any time. 

User fees are charged for instrument usage and staff time, and these fees are evaluated annually following all University, federal and OMB guidelines. Fees support ongoing maintenance and staff efforts required to keep such analytical facilities operating. Any questions can be directed to jy862@cornell.edu.

FY 2019 *These rates represent internal user rates. For external rates, please add in Cornell's Facilities and Administrative Costs to the rates below.

 

Equipment Piece

Price ($)/ Hour

1

Rheometer: Anton Paar MCR 301

4.04

2

BET: Micromeritics ASAP 2020

3.29

3

Hi-Throughput BET:  Micromeritics ASAP 2460

7.34

4

TGA: TA Q500

13.87

5

FTIR:  Nicolet iz10

14.04

6

Dielectric Spectroscopy:

Novocontrol Concept system with Alpha-a and RF analyzer

24.47

7

Zetasizer:  Malvern Panalytical zs90

17.36

8

DSC: TA Q2000

17.27

9

MACCOR battery test system

3.49

10

Solatron 1470E battery test system

2.14

11

Ar Glovebox (177)

16.77

12

Lab Ovens

1.38

13

Furnace

1.73

14

Vacuum Oven

1.73

15

SAXS: Anton Paar SAXess mc2

14.04

16

Plate Reader:  MOLECULAR DEVICES M2

8.13

17

QCM-D: Biolin Scientific Qsense E1 with flow module

6.71

18

Contact Angle: Biolin Scientific Theta Lite  

6.71

19

Plasma:  PLASMA ETCH PE-50

3.49

20

Karl Fischer Titratior:  METTLER TOLEDO C20

16.81

21

Utracentrifuge

13.82

22

Filmetric

13.82

23

Density and Sound Velocity Meter (Anton Paar DSA 5000 M)

5.34

22

Ar Glovebox  (174A)

12.24