Equipment and Lab Fees

Laser (LPKF U3) Academic Rate Industrial Rate
Laser Work (Ablation) $110/hr $275/hr
Laser Work (delamination) $100/hr $250/hr
Setup Min.: $200 Min.: $400
Milling Machine (LPKF S103) Academic Rate Industrial Rate
Machine Work (Single sided) $90/hr $225/hr
Machine Work (Double sided) $100/hr $250/hr
Via Plating $50/hr $125/hr
Setup Min.: $100 Min.: $200

• For available drill bit sizes visit : Rapid Prototyping Lab (RPL)

• Should the job require any drill bits which are not included in the list, the customer should provide the required drill bit.

Bonding (tpt) Academic Rate Industrial Rate
Wire Bonding Au $70/hr $175/hr
Ribbon Bonding(Al)/Au $80/hr $200/hr
Setup Min.: $100 Min.: $200
Flip Chip Bonding (Finetech) Academic Rate Industrial Rate
Flip Chip Bonding $100/hr $250/hr
Setup Min.: $100 Min.: $200
PNAX (Keysight) Academic Rate Industrial Rate
Measurement by customer, freq. < 50 GHZ $30/hr $75/hr
Measurement by CIARS, freq. < 50 GHZ $70/hr $175/hr
Measurement by customer, freq. > 50 GHZ $50/hr $125/hr
Measurement by CIARS, freq. > 50 GHZ $90/hr $225/hr
Probe measurement by customer, freq. < 50 GHz $60/hr $150/hr
Probe measurement by CIARS, freq .< 50 GHz $100/hr $250/hr
Probe measurement by customer, freq. > 50 GHz $100/hr $250/hr
Probe measurement by CIARS, freq . > 50 GHz $140/hr $350/hr

• It is recommended that customers bring their own probes for measurements.

• Probe rental fee: $150 (Academic) and $350 (industry).

• For available probes visit:RF/Microwave, Millimeter and Sub-Millimeter-Wave System Lab

Spectrum Analyzer Academic Rate Industrial Rate
Measurement by customer, freq. < 50 GHZ $20/hr $50/hr
Measurement by CIARS, freq. < 50 GHZ $50/hr $125/hr
Measurement by customer, freq. > 50 GHZ $30/hr $75/hr
Measurement by CIARS, freq. > 50 GHZ $60/hr $150/hr

• All rates are in Canadian Dollars