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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


SC SAXS Center

Reservations

Reservations are organized online through the SCSC Scheduler.  Please note that there are separate sections for day time and overnight measurements.

New Users

Proof of X-ray safety training is required to use the equipment. We accept either the certificate of XRD training from USC or similar from your institution.

Training Request

Fee Schedule

We are fortunate to have a brand-new, state-of-the-art SAXS instrument and dedicated technical support.  Billing for usage is how we keep this all up-and-running for your benefit.  SCSC is a self-sustaining facility based on user fees. 

Academic Rates  
Instrument Time $30/hr
Technician Support
(mount, load, measure, provide final data, and basic analysis)
$60/hr
Load Pre-mounted Samples for Remote Access $15/ea
User Training $100/ea

 

Remote access is possible in adjacent rooms and off-site prior to X-ray safety training.

 

Industry Rates  
Basic Sample - single measurement $150/ea
Complex Sample - e.g. combination of WAXS/MAXS/SAXS/ESAXS or a single long measurement $300/ea

The SCSC will preserve the confidentiality of your data.