Facilities
he 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
  • Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (Varian Spectr AA-220Fs)
  • Atomic Absorption Zeeman Spectrophotometer (Varian Spectr AA220Z)

Capillary Electrophoresis Systems
  • Beckman P/ACE 5500 with Diode Array Detector
  • Beckman MDQ System with Diode Array Detector (x2)


Circular Dichroism Spectrophotometer (Olis DSM 172)


Differential Scanning Calorimeters
 

  • Perkin Elmer Pyris Diamond DSC

Differential Thermal Analyzer (Perkin Elmer DTA-7)


Environmental Monitoring Equipment
  • PM2.5 Size Selective Hi-Vol Sampling System
  • PM10 Size Selective Hi-Vol Sampling System
  • Aerosol Monitor (TSI Model AM510-1C11)
  • Poly Urethane Foam Sampler for Pesticide Particulate/Vapor (Tisch Environmental TE-1000PUF)


Fluorescence Spectrophotometer
  • Hitachi F4500
  • Perkin Elmer LS50B
  • Perkin Elmer LS55
  • PTI QM-4/2005
Fluorescence Lifetime Spectrometer System (Horiba/Fluorolog-3)

Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer
  • Nicolet Magna 550 Series II, Mid to Far-IR
  • Nicolet Magna 560
  • Perkin Elmer Paragon 1000 PC

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, Photo-diode Array Detector (x2)
  • 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, Variable UV Detector, Fluorescence Detector and DOS Chemstation
  • Agilent 1100 HPLC with Programmable Solvent Delivery Module, Diode-array Detector, and Chemstation
  • Agilent 1100 HPLC with Programmable Solvent Delivery Module, Variable UV Detector, and Chemstation
  • Agilent 1200 HPLC with Programmable Solvent Delivery Module and Diode-array Detector

Ion Chromatography System with degas, Chromelem SE & Autosampler (Dionex ICS-1100)

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)

Imaging EMCCD Camera (Princeton PhotoMax 512B)

Imaging Spectrograph with PI PIXIS 100F CCD Detector (Acton SP-2356)

Induced Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometric System (Agilent 7700x)

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


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

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

Matrix Assistant Laser Desorption Ionization ¡V 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, UltraShield Magnet)
  • Fourier Transform NMR, 400 MHz (Bruker Avance-III, Ascend Magnet)


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

Polarimeter, Digital (JASCO DIP-1000)

Potentiostat/Galvanostat/ EIS Analyzer (Princeton Applied Research Parstat 4000)

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

Single Crystal Diffractometer, Dual Wavelength System (Smart ApexII Duo)


Thermal Gravimetric Analyzer (Perkin Elmer TGA-6)

UV-Visible Spectrophotometer
  • Cary UV-100 (Double Beam)
  • Cary UV-300 (Double Beam)
  • OLIS Cary 15 Spectrophotometry Workstation (Dual Monochromator) with a Fluorescence Attachment and a 75W Xenon Arc Lamp
  • 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 Samples (Rigaku D-MAX)