UCLA Electron Imaging Center for NanoMachines (EICN)

EICN can assist you in achieving success in your research by providing state-of-the-art electron microscopy instruments and assisted usage services. Highly experienced staff provides necessary training and can help users address complex electron imaging needs. EICN offers advanced electron imaging techniques for visualizing materials, nanomachines, and cellular structures at atomic or nanometer scales in 2D and 3D. In addition, our latest integrated iCorr technology enables a streamlined approach to correlative microscopy to perform both fluorescence light and electron microscopy for biological research.

Dr. Hong Zhou

ServiceStandard CostJCCC/CFAR CostExternal Cost
JEM1200-EX TEM (JEOL), 120kV, per hour$50.00 $100.00
T12 TEM (FEI), 120kV, per hour$50.00 $100.00
TF20 TEM (FEI), 200kV, per hour$85.00 $170.00
T20 iCorr TEM (FEI), 200kV, per hour $85.00 $170.00
Titan TEM and STEM (FEI), 300kV, per hour$125.00 $250.00
Titan Krios TEM (FEI), 300kV, per hour$125.00 $250.00
Supra VP40 SEM (Zeiss), per hour $75.00 $150.00
Evaporator (Denton Vacuum BTT-IV), per hour$30.00 $60.00
Ion Beam Sputter / Etching System, per hour $30.00 $60.00
Critical Point Dryer (Tousimis), per hour$20.00 $40.00
Ultramicrotome (Leica UCT), per hour$40.00 $80.00
Cryo-Ultramicrotome (Leica UC6/FC6), per hour $100.00 $200.00
Vitrobot Mark IV Cryo Plunger (FEI), per hour$40.00 $80.00
Manual Plunger, per hour$10.00 $20.00
Plasma System (Gatan Solarus), per hour$20.00 $40.00
High Pressure Freezer (Leica), per hour$50.00 $100.00
Freeze Substitution System (Leica), per day$40.00 $80.00
Super Users: JEM1200-EX & T12$35.00 $50.00
Super Users: TF20 & T20 iCorr $43.00 $68.00
Super Users: Titan S/TEM$63.00 $100.00
Super Users: Titan Krios$63.00 $100.00
Super Users: Supra VP40 SEM$38.00 $60.00
Off Hours: JEM1200-EX & T12$25.00 $240.00
Off Hours: TF20 & T20 iCorr $34.00  
Off Hours: Titan S/TEM$50.00  
Off Hours: Titan Krios$50.00  
Off Hours: Supra VP40 SEM$30.00  
Assisted usage, per hour$120.00  
EM consumables requested at time of operation will be charged to the requesting user. We encourage you to order your own supplies