Departmental Instruments

UPS Chemistry Department Major Equipment

FT-NMR

  • JEOL ECA-400 with Sample Changer and Autotuning Probe

FT-IR

  • PerkinElmer Spectrum One with Diffuse Reflectance Accessory
  • PerkinElmer UATR Two Diamond Attenuated Total Reflectance
  • Bruker Model IF 555 (modified for atmospheric IR measurements)

HPLC, HPLC Detectors and LC-MS

  • System 1
    • Waters 1525 Binary HPLC Pump
    • Waters Inline Degasser
    • Waters 2489 UV/Visible Detector
    • Breeze2 Software
  • System 2
    • Waters 600 Pump and Controller with UV-Vis Variable Wavelength Detector and Fluorescence Detector
  • System 3
    • LC-MS Agilent 1100LC Coupled to Agilent Ion-Trap Detector
    • Agilent 1260 Evaporative Light Scattering Detector

GC and GC/MS

  • Agilent 6850 GC with Auto Sampler and 5973 Mass Selective Detector
  • Hewlett Packard 6890 GC with FID Detector
  • 4 Vernier Mini GC plus

UV-Vis

  • Cary 100 with Peltier Temperature Controller
  • 20 Ocean Optics USB 4000 Vis/NIR Spectrometers
  • 4 Ocean Optics USB 4000 UV-Vis Spectrometers
  • 2 Hewlett Packard 8453 Diode Array Spectrometers
  • IBM 3240 UV-Vis Spectrometer

Fluorescence

  • Ocean Optics USB-4000 Fluorometer

Microwave Synthesizer 

  • CEM Discover SP Microwave Synthesizer

Thermal Analysis

  • TA Instruments Model 2920 Differential Scanning Calorimeter
  • TA Instruments Model 2950 Thermogravimetric Analyzer

Inert Atmosphere Glovebox

  • MBraun Unilab 1200

Polarimeter

  • Jasco P-2000 Polarimeter

Laser

  • SpectraPhysics Tsunami Ultrafast Ti:Sapphire Oscillator (on loan from Northwestern University)

Computers

  • Two MacPro Multiprocessor Computers (Dual 6-Core Processor)

Also Available

  • PerkinElmer Optima ICP-OES Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry
  • Powder X-ray Diffractometer
  • Scanning Electron Microscope Hitachi SU-1500 Variable Pressure SEM with EDS, Cathodoluminescence and Cooling Stage
  • Transmission Electron Microscope Zeiss 902
  • Contact Angle Goniometer