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South Texas Analytical Chemistry Center (STACC)

Single Crystal X-ray Analysis Rates

The UTSA Chemistry Department has a single crystal X-ray diffractometer. This instrument is available in BSE 4.242 (X-ray lab) for use by faculty, their research staff, UTSA students, and others by prior arrangement.

The X-ray diffractometer is charged at per sample rates. The following services are provided:

  • sample preparation (crystallization of a suitable single crystal)
  • sample mounting
  • unit cell determination
  • data collection/refinement
  • structure solution (including cif file preparation)


Notice: Rates are subject to revision without notice.


Basic Rates




Sample Preparation

$600 /sample

$300 /sample

Sample Mounting / Unit Cell Determination

$100 /sample

$50 /sample

Data Collection / Refinement *

$400 /sample

$250 /sample

Structure Solution

$30 /hour

$20 /hour