Chemistry Department Equipment

A variety of instruments are available for student and faculty use, including:

NMR
UV/Vis
  • Hewlett Packard 8453 diode array UV/Vis spectrophotometer (2)
  • Hewlett Packard 8452A diode array UV/Vis spectrophotometer
  • Ocean Optics USB 2000 UV/Vis Spectrometers with laptops (6)
Infrared
  • Avatar 360 FT IR; Infrared Spectrophotometer
  • Mattson Cygnus 100 FT IR; Infrared Spectrophotometer
Laser
  • Laser Spectroscopy System: Diode Pumped Nd-Yag Laser, Oriel Cornerstone 1/4 m Monochromator, Hamamatsu Photomultiplier Tube Detector, Oriel Optical Power Meter
X-Ray
  • Enraf Nonius X-ray Generator and Precession Camera, and Weissenberg camera
  • Enraf Nonius CAD4 single crystal diffractometer
Chromatography and Mass Spectroscopy
  • Hewlett Packard GC 5890 Series II with HP 5971 Series Mass Selective Detector
  • Agilent GC 6890 with cryogenic cooling, autosampler, and gas-sampling valve; 5973n inert Mass Selective Detector
  • Hewlett Packard 5890 Gas Chromatograph with TCD Detector
  • Agilent 7890 Gas Chromatograph with autosampler and TCD Detector
  • Agilent HPLC System series 1100 Liquid Chromatograph with 6120 Electrospray Ionization Mass Selective Detector
  • Chromatography Chamber, Isotemp, Fisher
Fluorimetry and Photolysis
  • OLIS Modernized SLM Aminco Instruments SPF-500C Spectrofluorometer
  • KRONOS Educational Flash photolysis spectrometer
Calorimetry
  • Parr Combination Solution and Semi-micro Bomb Calorimeter
Electrochemistry
  • EG and G Potentiostat/Galvanostat Model 273
  • Microlab Model 270 Regulated Electrochemistry Power Supply with Pine screen-printed electrodes.
Inert Atmosphere
  • MBraun Labmaster 130 Inert Atmosphere Glove Box
Portable Water Quality Probes and Equipment
  • Thermo Scientific Nitrate Ion Selective Electrode with Orion 4 Star portable data logger
  • Omega CDH-5021 Portable Conductivity Probe
  • Omega TDH-5031 Portable Total Dissolved Solids Probe
  • Omega ORP-5041 Portable Oxidation-Reduction Potential Probe
  • Omega PHH-200 Portable Soil pH probe
  • Hach HQd/IntelliCAL Rugged Dissolved Oxygen Field Kit
A/D Converters and Data Loggers
  • eDAQ eCorder A/D Converter for chromatography and electrochemistry(3)
  • E-2 Microlab FS-522 Data Acquisition Interface
Computers
Computational Research Computers/Software
  • MacPros(3: two 12-core + one 8 core), PQS Quantum Cube 4 processor linux server,  Software: Gaussian 09, GaussView 5, Spartan 10, PQS v.2, SHELXTL, CCSD, ICSD.
Departmental Computing Facilities
  • Student computing lab: iMac Intel (8), PC (1)
  • General Chemistry teaching computing lab: iMac Intel (8)
  • Laptops, PC (8), MacBook (1)
  • Field Tablets, PC (8) with USB GPS transponders (shared with Environmental Studies)
Miscellaneous Equipment
  • CEM Benchmate Microwave Reactor (2)
  • Lindberg Hevi-Duty Tube Furnace (2)
  • Pressure Mini-Reactor Apparatus, Parr Model 4561
  • Pressure Reaction Apparatus, Parr Model 3910
  • Top Loading Electronic Balances, Acculab V-200 (2)
  • Top-Loading Electronic Balances, Mettler [ 1-PB303, 3-PJ360,1-PG203 ] (5)
  • Analytical Electronic Balances Mettler [ 2-AE260, 2-AE240, 4-AE166] (8)
  • Magnetic-Susceptibility Balance, Johnson Mathey
  • Olympus Stereo Zoom Microscope
  • pH Meters, Various Digital Models
  • Centrifuge IEC-4B
  • Branson 3510 Sonicators 3510 (2), 3210, and 2210
  • Conductivity meters (3)
  • Rotary Evaporators, Buchi (3)
  • Millipore ConSepLC100
  • Electrophoresis Apparatus, BioRad Mini-cell 1000/500