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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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