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Physics Research Facility

 

The Physics Research Facility is a collection of instruments and equipment that are accessible to researchers from King's, the London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN) and elsewhere.

Charging rates

Table of charging rates

 Equipment Internal rate £/hr External rate £/hr

Bruker Icon Dimension Atomic Force Microscope

 25.02

 27.52

Caliber Atomic Force Microscope

 9.86

 10.84

Hitachi Scanning Electron Microscope

 22.04

 24.25

Leybold Thermal Evaporator

 15.65

 17.21

Laurell Spin Coater

 19.05

 20.95

Horiba UViSEL 2 Ellipsometer

 32.09

 35.30

Perkin ELMER FTIR spectrometer

 10.18

 11.20

Horiba Fluoromax-4 Spectrofluorometer

 34.17

 37.59

Hitachi U4100 Emission Spectrometer

 29.13

 32.05

Bruker Multimode 8 Atomic Force Microscope

 34.66

 38.12

Malvern NanoSight Particle Analyser

 25.08

 27.59

Tescan SEM Delmic cathodoluminescence

 30.35

 33.39

Malvern Zetasizer Nano ZS

 14.10

 15.51

Femto Plasma Cleaner

21.44 

 23.58

Hitachi IM4000 Ion Miller

 5.32

 5.86

Quorum Q150T Turbo-pumped Sputter Coater

 13.53

 14.89

Charging

The facility runs on an hourly rate and pricing is based on cost recovery. Invoices will be raised monthly and sent to users for payment. Non-payment of invoices within 3 months of the invoice being raised will result in sanctions by the facility including bans. For external users, including those from LCN, a billing address and contact details are required with booking.

Terms of Use 

Please read the Terms of Use before making an equipment booking. This covers information on mandatory training, cancellation, access and the booking system. 

Equipment Booking

External users should book through the Booked reservation website. New users will first need to create an account.

Contact

If you wish to have training, are not sure which equipment would be most appropriate, or need to cancel a session, please email us.

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