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
  • JASCO Model J-810 Spectropolarimeter with six position Peltier thermoelectric control system
  • Rudolph Autopol automatic polarimeter
  • 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.