S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences

Under Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India

Technical Cell - Central Equipment Facilities

Rates of Using Laboratory Facilities

N.B. Effective rates of Equipment Utilization from 16th May 2018

Note: GST 18% w.e.f. 1stJuly 2017

The equipment facilities of the Centre will be available for use by external users at the following revised rates (per sample per hour, whichever is maximum):

Sl. No.
Equipments and services
Type of measurements
Academic Rate [1]
Commercial Rate [1]
1.
XRD
i) Powder diffraction

ii) Reflectivity/Rocking Curve and Thin film analysis
₹ 1000/-

₹ 2000/-
₹ 2000/-

₹ 4000/-
2.
FESEM
i) without gold coat

ii) with gold coat
₹ 2000/-

₹ 2500/-
₹ 4000/-

₹ 4500/-
3.
EDAX
i) without gold coat

ii) with gold coat
₹ 1000/-

₹ 1500/-
₹ 1500/-

₹ 2000/-
4.
AFM
Imaging
₹ 2000/-
₹ 3000/-
5.
VSM
Temperature range 77K-400K
₹ 2000/-
₹ 3000/-
6.
DLS
i) without filter

ii) with filter
i) ₹ 1000/-

ii) ₹ 1500/-
i) ₹ 1500/-

ii) ₹ 2500/-
7.
TG/DTA
₹ 1000/-
₹ 2000/-
8.
DSC
₹ 1500/-
₹ 3000/-
9.
HRTEM
(FEG source, 200KV)
i) Per hour (maximum two samples will be allowed in one hour)

ii) TEM grid preparation per sample (if required)

iii) Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy (EELS ) study
i) ₹ 6500/-



ii) ₹ 1000/-


iii) ₹ 10000/-
i) ₹ 8000/-



ii) ₹ 1500/-


iii) ₹ 12000/-
10.
Spectroscopic Ellipsometry
₹ 1000/-
₹ 2500/-
11.
FTIR
₹ 1500/-
₹ 2500/-
12.
PLD
Without substrate and Target
₹ 6000/-
₹ 8000/-
[1] Per sample or per hour which ever is greater (in Rs.)
Students pursuing Ph.D. at University/Academic Institutes can get 5(five) samples processed at the rate of 4 (four) samples.
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