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    Major Instrumentation in the Chemistry Department

    NMR
    X-Ray Crystallography
    FTIR
    UV-Vis
    Fluorescence
    Elemental Analysis
    Laser Spectroscopy
    Gas Chromatography & GC/MS
    Liquid Chromatography
    Electrochemistry
    Computational
    Biochemistry
    Additional Resources

     

    NMR

    • 400 MHz - Bruker Avance FT-NMR spectrometer for solutions and solids with 5 mm & 10 mm broadband probes, a solids (CP-MAS) probe, and a variable temperature module
    • 60 MHz - Varian EM360L NMR Spectrometer with Anasazi FT Upgrade
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    X-Ray Crystallography

    • Siemens P4 single-crystal diffractometer
    • Bruker SMART APEXII CCD
    • Bruker P4 with APEXII upgrade
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    FTIR

    • Nicolet Avatar 360 FT-IR E.S.P.
    • Bio-Rad Excalibur Series FTS 30000MX FT-IR

    UV-Vis

    • Shimadzu UV-3100 UV-Vis-NIR recording spectrophotometer
    • Shimadzu UV-160 UV-Vis spectrophotometer
    • Ocean Optics CCD Array UV-Vis spectrophotometers (8)
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    Fluorescence

    • AMINCO-Bowman Series 2 luminescence spectrometer
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    Elemental Analysis

    • Perkin-Elmer 2380 atomic absorption spectrophotometer
    • Spectro XEPOS XRF x-ray fluorescence spectrometer
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    Laser Spectroscopy

    • Coherant Innova 70 argon ion laser
    • Laser Science, Inc. VSL-337ND-S Laser with Hitachi-Perkin Elmer Model 139 UV-Vis spectrophotometer detector
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    Gas Chromatography & GC/MS

    • Hewlett-Packard 5890 Series II gas chromatograph with HP 5971 series mass selective detector
    • HP 5890 gas chromatograph with FID
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    Liquid Chromatography

    • Hitachi HPLC with L-7100 Pump, D-7000 Interface, L-7200 Autosampler, L-7300 Column Oven, L-7420 UV-Vis Detector & L-7490 RI Detector
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    Electrochemistry

    • EG&G Model 303A Static Mercury Drop Electrode
    • EG&G Model 264A Polarographic Analyzer/Stripping Voltammeter
    • EG&G Model 616 Rotating Disc Electrode
    • EG&G Model 263A Potentiostat/Galvanostat 
    • CHI Instruments 660C potentiostat/galvanostat
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    Computational

    • Tempest 2150 Linux workstation (with dual Opteron 285 dual-core CPU's, 16GB RAM) running Gaussian 03 and GaussView
    • 10-PC Chemistry Student Computer Lab with Two HP Laserprinters, Scanner, Microsoft Office, ChemOffice (ChemDraw & Chem3D), SciFinder Scholar & Spartan 2004'
    • Molecular Modeling Software
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    Biochemistry

    • Beckman Avanti J-30 High Performance Centrifuge with JA-30.50 & JL-A-16.250 Rotors
    • Thermo Electron IEC Multi High Performance Benchtop Centrifuge with 4x250mL Swinging Bucket Rotor, 8x50mL Fixed-Angle Rotor and 48x1.5mL Fixed-Angle Rotor
    • Beckman Microfuge II Centrifuge
    • Eppendorf 5415 C Microcentrifuge
    • Cold Room
    • Fisher Scientific Isotemp Basic Ultralow -85°C Freezer
    • MilliPore Milli-Q Water Purification System
    • New Brunswick Scientific Classic Series C76 Water Bath Shaker
    • Lab-Line Imperial III Incubator
    • Laminar Flow Hood
    • Gel Electrophoresis (Vertical & Horizontal) and Gel Dryer
    • BioRad Chromatography EconoPump & BioFrac Fraction Collector
    •  GE Healthcare ÄKTAPurifier 10 FPLC with Monitor UV-900 & Frac-950
    •  BioRad MiniJ Thermocycler
    •  BioRad 2D Gel Electrophoresis
    •  SynGene Gel Documentation System
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    Additional Resources  
    • CEM MARS 5 (Microwave Accelerated Reaction System)
    • Quantachrome Quantasorb Sorption (BET) System
    • Vacuum/Atmospheres Corp. Model HE-493 Dri-Train Glove Box
    • Rudolph Research Autopat III Automatic Digital Polarimeter
    • Parr Model 3911 Medium Pressure Hydrogenation Apparatus with Model 4833 Temperature Controller
    • Mettler FP90 Differential Scanning Calorimeter with FP84HT Hot Stage
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