Department of Earth SciencesWestern Science

The Powder and Micro X-Ray Diffraction Facility

Dr.Roberta Flemming

Fee Schedule for the POWDER and MICRO X-RAY DIFFRACTION FACILITY - Oct 2016

Category Cost per Sample+ Bruker (in situ) Rigaku (powder)
Academic Data (+additional target) $80 (+$8 each) $60
Interpretation* $100/h (+$10/h each) $100/h
Data - Self-operated $40 (+$4 each) $30
Software - Self-interpretation $50 (+$5 each) $50
Collaborative No charge No charge
Government Data $120 (+$12 each) $70
Interpretation* $150/h (+$15/h each) $150/h
Data - Self-operated $60 (+$6 each) $35
Software - Self-interpretation $75 (+$7.50 each) $75
Collaborative No Charge No Charge
Corporate Clients Data $160 (+$16 each) $80
Interpretation* $200/h (+$20/h each) $200/h
Data - Self-operated $80 (+$8 each) $40
Software - Self-interpretation $100 (+$10 each) $100
Collaborative $160 (No charge for interpretation) $80 (No charge for interpretation)


* Note: Interpretation cost is per hour per sample, with the minimum charge being for one hour. One hour is the usual case.
Rarely, we do bill for additional hours but the cost will not exceed three hours per sample.

+ Note: There may be additional charges for troubleshooting complex samples or collecting data for longer times (e.g. nanomaterials).

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