Fee Schedule - NFCF Usage Rates

The NanoScale Fabrication and Characterization Facility (NFCF) operates on a fee basis.  Internal users will provide a 32 digit University of Pittsburgh account number from their supervisor or PI in FOM in order to support their research and work in the lab.  External users are invoiced and payment may be submitted via check.

If you have any questions, needs, or concerns related to below details, please email nfcf@pitt.edu for assistance

The below chart indicates the cost of service for each equipment listed in the lab, please review all details.

Please note that for any of the following equipment, staff provided training is required as prerequisite to independent use of the machine.  The above costs are applicable during training in the same way that they are for service hours. 

Estimated training times per equipment can be found here.


Equipment Training Lengths may be viewed here

Details related to special cost programs listed here:

Consumable fee Schedule

Training Credits

NFCF Trial Program - Monthly / Yearly Caps for Internal Academic University of Pittsburgh users