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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

UKRI (Non-TRAC Rate) /hr

Charity Rate /hr

EU Rate /hr

Minimum Industry Rate /hr

Bruker Atomic Force Microscope 

£0.70

£13.20

£20.70 

£23.60

Leybold Thermal Evaporator 

£3.80

£11.50

£13.00

£15.20

Spin Coater 

£0

£5.20

£10.10

£17.80

Horiba Elipsometer 

£0

£10.00

£9.70

£13.40

Horiba Fluoromax-4 Spectrometer

£0

£6.10

£5.90

£24.50

Hitachi U4100 spectrometer 

£1.20

£6.70

£6.50

£20.40

Bruker Multimode AFM 

£0

£6.60

£6.40

£10.10

Malvern NanoSight LM10

£0

£9.30

£9.00

£17.30

Tescan MIRA 3 SEM with Delmic SPARC Cathodoluminescence 

£0

£9.80

£9.50

£14.80

Malvern Zeta Sizer 

£0

£10.30

£10.00

£15.50

Femto Plasma Cleaner 

£0

£9.10

£8.80

£16.00

Hitachi IM4000 Ion Miller

£1.60

£3.40

£3.30

£4.00

Quorum T150 Sputter Coater 

£2.20

£7.00

£6.70

£7.90

Zeiss EVO LS15 Scanning Electron Microscope with EDX

£0.10

£10.70

£15.80

£24.20

Duetta Fluorescence and Absorbance Spectrometer 

£1.20

£6.70

£6.50

£20.40

Fluoromax-4 Plus Spectrometer 

£0

£6.10

£5.90

£24.50

Perkin ELMER FTIR spectrometer

£0

£3.10

£3.00

£5.70

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 b physic y 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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