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Instrumentation

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Mass spectrometers accessible to the Baylor Science Building and three mass spectrometers for individual use supported by the Core Facility

NMR SPECTROMETERS

  • Varian VNMRS 500 MHz NMR, with Z-gradients, fully multinuclear (auto tune probe) and equipped for continuous variable temperature operation.

  • As of September 2014 we have three new instruments:
  • Bruker Fourier 300 MHz, (1H, 13C, automated, specifically to support undergraduate teaching research.
  • Bruker Ascend 400 MHz, multinuclear, variable temperature, automated.
  • Bruker Ascend 600 MHz, with Prodigy cold probe, four-channel, multinuclear, variable temperature, automated.

MASS SPECTROMETERS

  • Thermo Orbitrap (ESI and APCI/APPI ionizations, HRMS up to 30,000)
  • Waters Synapt LC-MS (ESI ionization, HRMS up to 17,000)
  • Waters Prospec 3000 (EI and CI ionizations, HRMS up to 10,000)
  • Thermo LCQ (ESI ionization, 2000 AMU)
  • Thermo DSQ GC/MS with solids probe (EI ionization, 1050 AMU)

X-RAY DIFFRACTOMETER

  • Bruker CCD single-crystal diffractometer with low temperature

ORD/CD

  • JASCO Model J-810 Spectropolarimeter with six position Peltier thermoelectric control system

POLARIMETER

  • Rudolph Autopol automatic polarimeter

CALORIMETERS

  • Microcal ITC-200 micro isothermal titration calorimeter
  • Calorimetry Services Corporation Isothermal Titration Calorimeter

In addition, the department has numerous UV-vis and IR spectrometers, gas and liquid chromatographs and fluorimeters, a UV reactor and a spinning band distillation apparatus.


Department of Chemistry