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The UCLA Molecular Instrumentation Center (MIC) in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is open to UCLA researchers, other academic institutions, and commercial enterprises. MIC encompasses four major areas: Magnetic Resonance, Mass Spectrometry, X-ray Diffraction, and Materials Characterization. Please follow the steps below to gain access to MIC facilities: For questions, please contact Dr. Ignacio Martini (

1. If this is your first time at MIC, please select your affiliation: UCLA or non-UCLA

2. Sign up, and complete training:

3. Make a reservation

4. Rates

Full service requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis, at additional charge.