FIGURES

1-1

 

National Science Foundation Tools, Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction (MREFC), and Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) budgets, FY 2004-2006,

 

11

2-1

 

Historical capability of NMR spectrometers,

 

21

3-1

 

Midsize materials science facility operating budgets,

 

49

3-2

 

Accumulation of operating costs for a transmission electron microscope,

 

49

3-3

 

Number of ARIF reported by institutional survey respondents,

 

56

3-4

 

ARIF at institutions, by field,

 

57

3-5

 

Major challenges that institutions face with regard to ARIF,

 

58

3-6

 

Number of funding sources specified,

 

58

3-7

 

Frequency of ARIF capital cost sources of support,

 

59

3-8

 

Itemized ARIF, by capital cost,

 

59

4-1

 

Major Research Instrumentation program FY 2004 awards by directorate,

 

67

4-2

 

Frequency of ARIF capital cost sources of support,

 

81

4-3

 

Total ARIF capital cost support, by source,

 

84

TABLES

1-1

 

NSF Future Infrastructure Needs, FY 2003-2012,

 

9

2-1

 

Examples of ARIF, by Field,

 

20

4-1

 

Major Research Instrumentation Program Proposals and Awards,

 

66

4-2

 

Federal Agency Programs and Practices for the Support of Instrumentation,

 

81



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