Rice University

Shared Equipment Authority

QSense E4 Quartz Crystal Microbalance

Location: 
NEST Lab (GRB East - 2nd floor)

As of Dec 1, 2015, all appointments must be made using FOM. This site's calendar is no longer in use.

Q-Sense E4 Auto is an automated, real-time, analytical instrument for studying molecular events occurring on surfaces. The E4 Auto measures mass and viscoelastic properties of molecular layers as they accumulate or change on the chosen sensor surface. Information on Q-Sense can be found at http://www.q-sense.com/.

Crystals are sold separately as follows:

SiO2: $100 each

Gold: $60 each

Notifications: 
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This is a closed group. Only a group administrator can add you.
Use Prime hours: 
No
Max Weekly Hours: 
168
Max Daily Hours: 
24
Training Contact: 
Yi-Lin Chen, yc77@rice.edu
Rice U Fee: 
$15 / hour - crystals sold separately
Non-Commercial / Academic Fee: 
$23.50 / hour - crystals sold separately
Corporate / Commercial Fee: 
$75 / hour - crystals sold separately
Maintenance: