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Instrumentation

GC/MS

Chromatography

  • FPLC: GE AKTA pure 25 M1 Goldseal system with sample pump and fraction collector
  • GC: Agilent (6890 with ECD & FID Detectors); Gow-Mac Series 580 (5)
  • GC/MS: Hewlett-Packard MS 5975, GC 7890
  • GPC: Agilent Technology 1260 with variable wavelength, refractive index and viscometry detectors
  • HPLC
    HPLC: Agilent Technology/1200 Complete System with Diode Array Detector; Agilent Technology/ 1100 Complete System with Diode Array Detector; Agilent Technology/1200 with autosampler and Mass Spectrometer as detector
  • IC: Dionex ICS 3000
  • LC/MS: Agilent 1100 HPLC, Agilent 6520 electrospray ionization QTOF MS, with Parker Ballston Nitroflow lab nitrogen generator

Computational Resources

A variety of High-Performance Computing resources are available, including cloud resources such as Amazon Web Services, On-campus resources such as our cluster (High Performance Computing cluster consisting of two SuperMicro nodes (48 CPUs per node, 64 GB RAM) and five Dell EMC nodes (128 CPUs per node, 512 GB RAM)), and support in obtaining computing resources through XSEDE.

CCD single crystal diffractometer

Crystal X-Ray Diffraction

Bruker APEX2 DUO platform X-ray diffractometer (with Monocap X-ray waveguide, Cu IuS microsource, APEX II charge-couple device (CCD) detector and Oxford liquid nitrogen cryostream)

Electrochemistry

  • Solartron 1255B/S11287 Electrochemical systems
  • BASi CGME CV-50W Potentiostat/electrode
  • EG&G Princeton Applied Research Model 264A Polarographic Analyzer Stripping Voltameter
  • EG&G Princeton Applied Research Model 303A SMDE Voltameter
  • EG&G Princeton Applied Research Model 362 Scanning Potentiostat

Spectroscopy

400 MHz NMR
  • NMR: Bruker Avance III 400 MHz with sample case (24 sample)
  • UV/VIS: Hewlett-Packard 8452A; Agilent Tehnologies (2) 8453 (diode array); Agilent Technologies Cary 100 with temperature control and cell changer
  • FTIR: Thermo Nicolet iS50 with built-in ATR; Thermo iS10
  • Fluorescence: PTI C60 Quantmaster
  • Circular Dichroism (CD): Applied Photo Physics Chirascan
  • Raman: Thermo Scientific DXR
  • IC ICP MS: Thermo Scientific iCapRQ (with autosampler) coupled to a Thermo ICS5000 (with autosampler) for speciation
  • XRF: Bruker Tracer III-V handheld
  • Polarimeter: Rudolph Autopol III

Others

  • Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM): Hitachi S5000
  • Atomic Force Microscope (AFM): Veeco Multimode Nanoscope 3A
  • Thermal Analysis: Shimadzu DSC–50 and TGA–50; Parr 1455 Calorimeter (2)
  • Personal Molecular Imager System: BioRad
  • Gel Documentation System: Bio Rad ChemiDoc; Bio Rad Versadoc 4000 MP
  • Refrigerated Centrifuge: Sorvall Lynx 4000
  • Inert atmosphere glove box
    Refrigerated shaking incubator: Thermo MaxQ5000
  • Shaking incubator: Thermo MaxQ4000
  • Plate Incubators: Isotemp Fisher Scientific (2)
  • Gel electrophoresis units: Horizon and BioRad (10) and power supplies: BioRad (5) Powerpac 300 and Powerpac 3000
  • Glove box: Vacuum Atmospheres Company Omni Lab
  • SCP Science Digiprep Jr. Block Digestion System
  • JM Auto magnetic susceptibility balance