Instrumentation


Below is the list of major instrumentation utilized by our department. Schedule time on an instrument through our automated scheduling system. You will need an account made for you once training has been approved.

  • Contact Daniel Wherritt for NMRs, UV-Vis, IR, and TGA
  • Contact Wendell Griffith for Mass Spectrometers

Contact

Instrumentation

Location

Dr. Arman

  • Rigaku Saturn 724 Diffractometer
  • Synergy S Dual Micro-Focus Source Diffractometer

XRD Lab

Dr. Bach

  • Agilent 5973 MSD with Agilent 6890 GCG
  • Bruker Daltonics REFLEX III MALDI-TOF reflectron mass spectrometer, with delayed extraction, collision-induced dissociation, and post source decay capabilities
  • Bruker microTOF
  • Bruker Ultraflextreme MALDI-TOF MS with reflector and LIFT technologies
  • ESI TOF
  • Finnigan LCQ DUO ion trap tandem mass spectrometer with collision-induced dissociation (multiple MS/MS steps)
  • Finnigan PolarisQ GCMS ion trap based mass spectrometer ion trap tandem mass spectrometer with collision-induced dissociation (multiple MS/MS steps)
  • Finnigan TSQ 70/700 triple quadrupole mass spectrometer with electrospray ionization, atmospheric pressure chemical ionization, fast atom bombardment, cesium ion gun, electron impact ionization and chemical ionization
  • Thermo LCQ Classic
  • Thermo LTQ with ETD and nESI/ESI sources

Bach Lab
BSE 0.112

Dr. Doyle

  • Agilent 1200 series analytical HPLC with dual-wavelength UV and refractive index detectors
  • CH Instruments 660C Potentiostat with glassy carbon and Pt working electrodes and a Ag/AgCl reference electrode for general purpose electrochemical measurements and electroanalysis
  • Hewlett-Packard 5890 dual column gas chromatographs with flame ionization detectors (2)
  • HP 5880 Gas Chromatographs
  • JASCO digital spectropolarimeter
  • Teledyne-ISCO Combiflash Rf-75 automated flash chromatography system with UV detection for rapid purification of compounds
  • Varian 3400 dual column gas chromatograph with flame ionization detectors
  • Varian Cary 50 spectrophotometer with a xenon flash lamp
  • Varian Pro-Star 210 series analytical HPLC with UV detector and sample changer
  • Varian Pro-Star 210 series analytical HPLC with variable wavelength UV detector and sample changer
Doyle Lab

Dr. Ermler

  • Linux Cluster – 6-node Altus Dual Opteron system
 

Dr. Frantz

  • Agilent 1200 series analytical HPLC with 6130 series mass detector and multi-mode source capable of both ESI and APCI ionizations
  • Perkin Elmer QqQ
  • Telodyne ISCO CombiFlash automated chromatography system with UV detection for rapid purification of compounds

Frantz Lab
BSE 4.252
BSE 4.254

Dr. Gorski

  • Electrochemical Workstations

BSE 4.310

Dr. Griffith

  • BIO-RAD ExQuest Spot Cutter
  • Bruker Daltonics Ultraflextreme MALDI-TOF/TOF Mass Spectrometer
  • Bruker microTOFMS
  • JANUS Automated Workstation
  • Thermo-Fisher LTQ-Velos-Orbitrap-Elite w/CID and HCD

Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics Core
BSE 3.108A

Dr. Liu

  • Agilent 8453 Diode array spectrophotometers (2X)
  • AKTA FPLC, AKTA Purifier, and two AKTA Start systems
  • Alpha Imager HP
  • Anaerobic Shlenk line
  • Applied Photophysics SX20 Stopped-Flow UV-Vis spectrophotometer with photomultiplier tube, photodiode array, and fluorescence detector contained in a Coy gloveless anaerobic chamber
  • Beckman Coulter Optima TLX ultra centrifuge
  • Beckman high-speed centrifuges: Avanti J-26 XP & J-E
  • Bruker E500 EPR/ENDOR Spectrometer, cryogen-free 4 K temperature system
  • Cary 5000 UV-Vis-NIR spectrophotometer
  • Cary Eclipse Fluorescence Spectrometer
  • Clark-type oxygen electrode with upgraded gas blender
  • Class II Type A2 biosafety cabinet
  • Dual laser Beckman Coulter Quanta SC with cell counting/sizing capability
  • Eppendorf Scientific (New Brunswick) Excella E25 Refrigerated shakers (3X)
  • Gryphon crystallization robotic system from Art Robbins Instruments
  • Hewlett-Packard 8452A Diode Array Spectrophotometer
  • Leitz HM-Lux Microscope
  • Mammalian cell line culture including Nuaire CO2 water-jacketed incubator
  • Michrom Gemini microcapillary LC interfaced to a Thermo-Finnigan LCQ ESI Mass Spectrometer with nanospray (LC-MS/MS)
  • Microcal VP Isothermal Calorimeter (VP-ITC)
  • Microfluidics LM20-30 Cell Disruptor
  • Multiple -80 C freezers (3X)
  • Olympus CKX41SF2, Inverted Stage, phase contrast microscope with camera
  • Perkin-Elmer Lamda 25 Spectrophotometer
  • Perkin Elmer Thermal Cycler and Eppendorf mastercycler gradient PCR systems
  • Speed vac and lyophilizer
  • Tecan Infinite M200 Quad monochrometer microplate VIS-UV and Fluorescence spectrometer
  • Turner design/Promega Model TD-20/20 Luminometer
  • U-3000SD HPLC system with Corona detector
  • Update Instruments Model 715 rapid mixer and quenching system (RFQ)
  • WPI free radical analyzer with hydrogen peroxide electrode
  • All relevant tools for protein crystallography, including two linux work stations and two Molecular Dimensions vibration-free refrigerators

Liu Lab
BSE 0.110
BSE 4.302
BSE 4.304

Dr. McHardy

  • Agilent 400 MHz 400MR running VnmrJ 4.2 on Centos 6.7. 11.7 Tesla; 54 mm bore

CIDD
SRL

Dr. Wherritt

  • Agilent 400 MHz 400MR
  • Agilent 500 MHz DD2
  • Bruker 300 MHz Avance III HD Nano
  • Bruker 500 MHz Avance III HD
  • Bruker E560 EPR Spectrometer
  • Bruker EMX EPR Spectrometer
  • Carey 5000i
  • Thermo Nicolet FTIR

Magnetic Resonance Lab
BSE 0.110

 
  • Bruker Equinox 55 FTIR with Golden Gate Single-bounce ATR accessory
  • Bruker X-Band EMX 6/1-HX EPR spectrometer with variable temperature (N2) system interphased with EMX-PC-1081 acquisition program
  • QE 300 MHz NMR (2)
  • Rheometric Scientific DMTA-V for characterization of material properties
  • Shimadzu TGA-50, a Shimazdu DSC-50 and a Shimadzu TA-50WSI for characterization of thermal properties
  • Single crystal X-ray diffractometer consists of a 3kw X-ray generator, Saturn 724 CCD detector, AFC12K goniometer, and X-stream 2000 (for nitrogen generation)
  • Varian INOVA 500 MHz Spectrometer
  • Viscotek Tetra-Detector Array GPC, which adds UV-Visible characterization and the possibility to determine copolymer compositions
  • Viscotek Tripler-Detector Array GPC with inline low-angle light scattering, inline viscometer, and refractive index detector for determination of absolute molecular weight of polymer samples
 
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