A vital part of the TMI mission is to provide faculty and students at UT Austin with the instrumentation and associated infrastructure needed for state-of-the-art materials research. To this end, TMI manages a variety of core central facilities, all of which are supported by Ph.D.-level facility managers. These facilities are also available to users from outside The University. Capabilities and pricing for individual instruments can be found below.
- Major capabilities: Electron Microscopy, Surface Analysis, Spectroscopy, X-ray Diffraction and Scattering, and handling of air sensitive samples for many instruments.
- Instrumentation has high reliability and accuracy
- Ph.D. level facility managers are specialists in their fields and are available for consultations about sample preparation, techniques, and capabilities.
- Instrument rates are competitive. See individual instrument pages for rates