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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

  • SC SAXS Center

Training and Billing

New Users

Proof of X-ray safety training is required to use the equipment. We accept either the certificate of XRD training from USC or similar from your institution.

Training Request

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Fee Schedule

We are fortunate to have a brand-new, state-of-the-art SAXS instrument and dedicated technical support.  Billing for usage is how we keep this all up-and-running for your benefit.  SCSC is a self-sustaining facility based on user fees. 

Academic Rates  
Instrument Time $35/hr
Technician Support
(mount, load, measure, provide final data, and basic analysis)
User Training $200/ea


Remote access is possible in adjacent rooms and off-site prior to X-ray safety training.


Industry Rates  
Basic Sample - single measurement $150/ea
Complex Sample - e.g. combination of WAXS/MAXS/SAXS/ESAXS or a single long measurement $300/ea

The SCSC will preserve the confidentiality of your data.



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