List of Major Equipment and Instruments

 

The Department of Chemistry and the Faculty of Science is well-equipped with modern analytical instrumentation. The following list contains most of the major equipment and instruments available at the Department of Chemistry and the Faculty of Science Advanced Instrumentation Laboratory:

Accelerated Solvent Extractor (Dionex ASE 200)

Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometers

  • Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (Varian Spectr AA-10) with Hydride Generation Apparatus
  • Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (Varian Spectr AA-220Fs)
  • Atomic Absorption Zeeman Spectrophotometer (Varian Spectr AA220Z)

Biochemistry Apparatus

  • Autoclave (Hirayama HA-3D)
  • Incubator (Memmert B40)
  • Biological Safety Cabinet (Nuaire Model NU-425-300E)
  • Freeze Dryer (VirTis)

Capillary Electrophoresis Systems

  • Beckman P/ACE 5500 with Diode Array Detector
  • Beckman MDQ System with Diode Array Detector
  • Beckman MDQ System with Diode Array Detector and Laser Induced Fluorescence Detector
  • Crystal CE-310 with UV/Vis Detector

Coulometric Thickness Gauge (UPA Couloderm CM 100)

Differential Scanning Calorimeters

  • Perkin Elmer Pyris Diamond DSC

Differential Thermal Analyzer (Perkin Elmer DTA-7)

Electrolytic Apparatus

  • PENC Electroplating Apparatus
  • Electrodeposition Apparatus

Electron Microscope

  • LEO 1530 Scanning Electron Microscope with Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectrometer
  • FEI Tecnai G2 20S-Twin Transmission Electron Microscope with Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectrometer

Electron Spin Resonance Spectrometer (Joel TE100)

Environmental Monitoring Equipment

  • Nitrogen Dioxide Data Logger (Environmental Sensors Co. Model ZDL-1400)
  • Indoor Air Quality Meters (TSI Model 8762 IAQ-CALC)
  • Chemiluminescence NO-NO2-NOx Analyzer (Model 42, EPA Approved)
  • PM10 Size Selective Hi-Vol Sampling System
  • Aerosol Monitor (TSI Model AM510-1C11)
  • Mass Flow Controlled PM10 System (Tisch Environmental TE-6001)
  • Poly Urethane Foam Sampler for Pesticide Particulate/Vapor (Tisch Environmental TE-1000PUF)

Fluorescence Spectrophotometer

  • Hitachi F4500
  • Perkin Elmer LS50B
  • PTI QM-4/2005

Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer

Nicolet Magna 550 Series II, Mid to Far-IR

  • Perkin Elmer Paragon 1000 PC
  • Perkin Elmer Spectrum 100
  • Fourier Transform Raman Spectrometer (Nicolet Magna 560)

Gas Absorption Tower

Gas Chromatograph

  • Agilent 6890 GC with Flame Ionization and Thermal Conductivity Detector System
  • Agilent 6890NGC with Electron Capture and Nitrogen Phosphorus Detector System

Gas Chromatograph - Mass Spectrometer System

  • Agilent 6890 Gas Chromatograph with Mass Selective Detector (Agilent 5973)
  • Agilent 6890N Gas Chromatograph with Mass Selective Detector (Agilent 5973N)
  • Agilent 6850 Gas Chromatograph with Mass Selective Detector (Agilent 5975B)
  • Agilent 6890N Gas Chromatograph with Mass Selective Detector (Agilent 5975)
  • Quadrupole MS (Finnigan MAT SSQ-710 MS/DS) with GC Interface, FAB Inlet and Solid Insertion Probe
  • Finnigan Polaris Q High Performance GC-MS and GC-MSn System with EI, CI Source

Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatograph with Flame Ionization Detector (HP 6890) and Multi-Purpose Sampler (Gerstel MP2)

Gas Sorption Analyzer (Nova 1200)

High Performance Liquid Chromatograph

  • Waters HPLC with Programmable Solvent Delivery Module, Automated Gradient Controller and Photo-diode Array Detector
  • Waters HPLC with Programmable Solvent Delivery Module, Automated Gradient Controller and Photo-diode Array Detector
  • Waters HPLC with Programmable Solvent Delivery Module, Automated Gradient Controller, Photo-diode Array and Multichannel Fluorescence Detectors
  • Agilent 1050 HPLC with Programmable Solvent Delivery Module and Photo-diode Array Detector
  • Agilent 1050 HPLC with Programmable Solvent Delivery Module, Variable UV Detector and Fluorescence Detector
  • Agilent 1100 HPLC with Programmable Solvent Delivery Module and Diode-array Detector
  • Agilent 1100 HPLC with Programmable Solvent Delivery Module and Variable UV Detector
  • Agilent 1200 HPLC with Programmable Solvent Delivery Module and Diode-array Detector
  • High Performance Triple Quadrupole Time-of-flight Mass Spectrometer (API QSTAR Pulsar/LC/MS/MS System)
  • Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography with PDA Detector (Waters Acquity UPLC System)
  • Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography with MS/MS Mass Spectrometric Detector (Waters UPLC/TQD System)

High Vacuum Evaporation System (Edwards Auto 306 Coater)

Imaging EMCCD Camera (Princeton PhotoMax 512B)

Inductively Coupled Plasma - Mass Spectrometer (Agilent 7900)

Inductively Coupled Plasma - Optical Emission Spectrometer (Perkin Elmer Optima 3000)

Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer with Agilent 1100 HPLC (Bruker Esquire 4000)

Inverted Microscope System with DIC and Fluorescence Observation (Olympus IX71)

CW Lasers, 455 nm & 488 nm (Newport)

Liquid Chromatography - Mass Spectrometer (Agilent 6460)

Luminescence Lifetime Scanning Spectrometer (PTI Time Master Model C-720)

Matrix Assistant Laser Desorption Ionization - Time of Flight Mass Spectrometer (Bruker Autoflex MALDI-TOF MS)

Microwave Extraction System for Organic Solvents (CEM MARS-X)

Microwave Digestion System for Aqueous Solution (CEM MARS5)

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer

  • Fourier Transform NMR, 400 MHz (Bruker Avance-III)
  • Fourier Transform NMR, 400 MHz (Bruker Avance-III)

Organic Solvent Drying Purification System (PURE-SOLV PS-400-5)

Polarimeter, Digital (JASCO DIP-1000)

Reverse Osmosis Apparatus (DDS Lab-Equipment)

Sieve Plate Distillation Tower

Single-Crystal X-Ray Diffractometer (Smart 1000 with CCD Area Detector)

Tensiometer (Monsanto Model 20)

Thermal Gravimetric Analyzer (Perkin Elmer TGA-6)

UV-Visible Spectrophotometer

  • Cary UV-100 (Double Beam)
  • OLIS Cary 15 Spectrophotometry Workstation (Dual Monochromator) with a Fluorescence Attachment and a 75W Xenon Arc Lamp
  • Hitachi Model 150-20 (Double Beam)
  • HP 8453 Spectrometer with Temperature Controller 89090A

Voltammetric Analyzes

  • BAS-100B with Low Current Module and Impedance Module
  • BAS CV 50W with Controlled Growth Mercury Electrode
  • BAS CV 50W
  • CHI 630C

X-Ray Diffractometer for Powder and Thin Film Samples (Bruker D8 Advance X-ray Diffractometer)