Any publications using the data obtained in the facility should acknowledge the Characterization Facility of the University of Minnesota. Suggested sentences might be "Parts of this work were carried out in the Characterization Facility, University of Minnesota, which receives partial support from the NSF through the MRSEC (Award Number DMR-2011401) and the NNCI (Award Number ECCS-2025124) programs.”
For basic measurements conducted by CharFac scientists, acknowledge the staff member. Whenever CharFac scientists are answerable to the scientific community on the details of the analytical work included in the publication, co-authorship may be provided. Any publications using advanced methodologies or analysis carried out by staff scientists at the Characterization Facility should include the respective staff scientist as a co-author and the parties responsible for the paper should involve them in the editing process.