NMCF provides analytical services for clients in government, industry, and academia
UVa's Nanoscale Materials Characterization Facility (NMCF) is pleased to partner with leading industries in Virginia, providing metallurgical preparation and processing, as well as analytical services in electron microscopy, imaging, X-ray diffraction and analysis, quantitative surface composition, focused ion-beam etching, and surface chemistry.
State of the art facilities and instrumentation can help resolve questions in materials science, solar energy, automotive engineering, nuclear engineering, chemistry, medicine, conservation, geology and physics - among many others.
High standards and fast throughput, coupled to decades of experience, help NMCF provide analytical solutions to modern materials problems. We provide services in:
Stress and fracture
NMCF consulting rates are determined on a project by project basis, depending on the instrumentation required and laboratory specialist time. Rates for external users can be found on each instrument page.
Users outside UVA may pay instrument and operator fees via Check or Credit Card after analysis and consultation is complete. Invoices will be issued through UVA's Accounts Payable Department. You will need the Transaction Number and Customer Numbers found on the invoice to proceed with payment.
Credit Card Payments can be made online via the University of Virginia's Accounts Receivable External Customers resources webpage.
Check Payment should be mailed to:
University of Virginia
Attn: Accounts Receivable Dept.
PO Box 400201
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4201
Return and Refund Policy:
No Refunds on work performed. Overpayment by credit card will be reimbursed to the credit card account the next business day. Overpayment by e-check or paper check will be reimbursed to the company or individual by a check drawn on a University account. A tax ID number is required.
Customer Service Contact Information:
Contact Name: Sherri Sullivan
Contact Phone: 434-982-5670
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
standard UVa non-disclosure agreement.
Commitment to Privacy and Non-Disclosure
Individuals’ privacy is important to the University of Virginia. Our privacy and public records obligations are governed solely by applicable Virginia statutes, including, but not limited to, the Virginia Privacy Protection Act of 1976, the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, and by any applicable U.S. federal laws.
Non-disclosure agreements between industrial clients and NMCF & UVa are allowable, subject to Virginia Commonwealth policy. UVa's standard work-for-hire non-disclosure agreement can be modified upon request after attorney review.