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 AvanceNEO 400 (400MHz) with z-axis gradient and 2 multinuclear probes
MNReady Table Top NMR Nanalysis Corp. MNReady 60Pro
Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (2) Packard 5973C
Advion Expression Compact Mass Spectrometer (CMS) Advion Inc. Advion Expression CMS
Atomic Absorption Varian 220FS
Ultraviolet/Visible Cary 5000, (10) Agilent Cary 60, (2) Hewlett-Packard 8453 Diode Array, (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
High Performance Liquid (2) Beckman System Gold; BioRad BioLogic LP; GE Healthcare AKTA FPLC
Ion Dionex AS50/GP50/ED450
Electrochemical Potentiostats/Analyzers EG&G 264A, 273A, 303A, 263; (2) CH Inst CHI1200B
Capillary Electrophoresis Beckman-Coulter P/ACE MDQ
Surface-Science Atomic Force Microscope NanoScope III, Dimension 3100
Scanning Electron Microscope Hitachi SU-70 with scanning tunneling electron microscopy (STEM) and energy-dispersive x-ray analyzer (EDX)
Thermal Differential Scanning Calorimeter TA Instruments DSC 250
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