message for self-service users: Please use the self-service
link below to register and wait to receive a permission after
your training. In the institution field of your profile please
provide your department and supervisor name. If you have problems
please call 492-8576 for assistance.
Schedule for instrument avaliability.
of Alberta users
of Alberta users
Please check instrument pages for sample requirements. Most UHV
instruments require diameter less than 20 mm and thickness less
than 5 mm, diameter of 10-15 mm and thickness of 1-2 mm are preferred.
Thel UHV equipment is typically regarded as assisted-service and
requires submission of a completed application form with your
samples (click on the first link above).
Self-service of trained UofA users is available for our non-vacuum
instruments. Please approach ACSES management to arrange training
and acquire access code for on-line booking through the second
link above. Cancellations 24 hrs in advance are accepted by phone
or e-mail, otherwise minimum of 1 hrs booking charge will be applied.
First-time users should print, complete and sign the form with
their supervisors. Subsequent analysis can be requested by submitting
a completed form on-line.
(5) The academic
users must sign ACSES usage agreement at the end of the form,
requiring free exchange and publicity of the data.
(6) All non-academic
work (samples, data and report) is subject to bon fide confidentiality
or by confidentiality agreements.
users should provide Purchase Order number with their requests
unless their institution has an open PO contract with ACSES. UofA
users should submit signed indent which can be used till end of
the calendar month. All on-line bookings will be revoked if an
indent is not provided in advance, unless the user group has an
open account with the ACSES facility and the account has enough
(6) Our charges
are based on the insturment hours spent on the job that depend
on the information required. Please ask ACSES management for typical
time required and for our current rates.