Major Instrumentation

NMR1 smallThe Chemistry Department’s 400 MHz nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer (NMR) utilizes a superconducting magnet cryostated at 4 Kelvin to probe the structure of organic and organometallic molecules.

Major Equipment Holdings in the Department of Chemistry
General Specific Manufacturer & Model
Spectrometers Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Bruker Avance DPX 400 (400MHz) with z-axis gradient and 2 multinuclear probes
Liquid Chromatograph-Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer Varian 500MS
Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer Hewlett-Packard 5973C and 5971A
Atomic Absorption Varian 220FS with GTA 100 graphite furnace accessory
Ultraviolet/Visible Cary 5000, Hewlett-Packard 8453 Diode Array, (10) Beckman DU 650, (14) Ocean Optics Diode Array
Infrared Nicolet iS5, iS10
Fluorescence HORIBA Jobin Yvon FluoroMax, (2) Perkin-Elmer LS50B, Perkin-Elmer LS5
Circular Dichromism Olis/Cary 16
Chromatographs Gas HP 5890, 5880A; Varian 3800
High Performance Liquid (2) Beckman System Gold; HP 1090; Waters A-500; BioRad BioLogic LP; GE Healthcare AKTA FPLC
Ion Dionex AS50/GP50/ED450
Electrochemical Potentiostats/Analyzers EG&G 264A, 273A, 303A, 263; BAS CV27
Capillary Electrophoresis Beckman-Coulter P/ACE MDQ
Surface-Science Scanning Tunneling Microscope NanoScope II, NanoScope E
Atomic Force Microscope NanoScope III, Dimension 3100
Scanning Electron Microscope Hitachi SU-70
Langmuir-Blodgett Trough KSV 5000
Thermal Differential Scanning Calorimeter Perkin-Elmer DSC VII, Perkin-Elmer DSC II
Microstill Perkin-Elmer M131T
Osmometer Hewlett-Packard
Quartz Thermometer Hewlett-Packard
Optical Polarimeter Jasco P-1010
Polarizing Microscope Olympus BH-2
Light Scattering Light Scattering Photometer Wyatt Dawn EOS with Optilab Refractive Index Detector
Vacuum Glove Box Braun UNIlabVacuum Atmospheres HE-193-1
Freeze-Dryer FTS Systems
Biochemical Ultracentrifuge Sorvall RC2-B, Beckman J2-HS
Lasers Argon Ion/Dye Coherent Inova 90
Nitrogen/Dye PTI, PSI
Helium/Cadmium Omnichrome
Helium/Neon Spectra Physics
Optical Parametric Oscillator Opotek Vibrant Tunable Laser System
Computational Workstations (5) Dell Precision 530 dual 2.20 GHz Xeon processor Linux workstations