Instrumentation Available in the Chemistry Department

We have a large array of scientific instrumentation for use in both teaching and research. Our current inventory includes:

  • Varian 500 MHz Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectrometer with:
    • 50-position auto-sampler
    • Extended temperature range capability for VT work
    • 1H-19F/15N-31P 5 mm PFG AutoX DB Probe
    • 13C{1H/19F} 5 mm PFG Triple Res Probe
    • 1H{15N-31P} 4 mm PFG Indirect Detection Nano Probe
    • 3.2 mm NB Triple Resonance HXY MAS Solids Probe 
  • Single Crystal Bruker D8 Venture X-ray Diffractometer with micro-focus Mo X-ray source for low temperature data collection, and high pressure data collection (up to 50GPa) using a diamond anvil cell 
  • LTQ XL High Performance Linear Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer with ESI probe and UltiMate 3000 HPLC
  • Varian Saturn 2100 Gas Chromatograph Ion-Trap Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS)
  • Hewlett-Packard HP 5972 GC-MS
  • Hewlett-Packard HP Agilent 5890 Gas Chromatograph with FID/ECD detection (dual column)
  • Hewlett-Packard HP5890 Series II Dual FID Gas Chromatograph
  • Rigaku Ultima III X-Ray Powder Diffractometer
  • Agilent 1200 Quaternary Liquid Chromatograph with Variable Wavelength Detector
  • Perkin Elmer Lambda35 UV/Vis Spectrophotometer
  • Perkin Elmer SpectrumOne Infrared Spectrometer (FT-IR) with ATR accessory
  • Shimadzu IR Affinity I (with HATR ZnSe)
  • Pine Instruments Bipotentiostat with rotator for voltammetry
  • Dionex DX-120 Ion Chromatography System (Cation and Anion)
  • Perkin Elmer AAnalyst 800 Flame/Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrometer
  • Perkin Elmer FIMS 400 Cold Vapor Mercury Analyzer
  • Quanta Master 30 PTI Spectrofluorometer with high-power Xe flash lamp