List of Major Instrument Holdings

September 2012

Ultraviolet-Visible Spectrometry:

  1. 8 Ocean Optics UV-vis spectrometers with laptops
  2. Hewlett-Packard 8453, Diode Array spectrophotometer
  3. Hewlett-Packard 8452A, Diode Array spectrophotometer

Infrared Spectrometry:

  1. Thermo Nicolet 4700 IR spectrometer
  2. Thermo Nicolet Nexus 470 IR spectrometer with Attenuated Total Reflectance
  3. Parker Balston FT-IR Purge Gas Generator

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry:

  1. JEOL Eclipse+ 300 MHz NMR with multinuclear probe
  2. JEOL Gradient Tunable Probe

Atomic Absorption Spectrometry:

  1. Varian AA240 AA Spectrometer

Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometry:

  1. Leeman Labs DRE ICP Spectrometer (Direct Reading Echelle)
  2. CEM Microwave Digestion System

X-Ray Spectrometry:

  1. Bruker D8-Advance X-ray Powder Diffractometer

Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

  1. Hewlett-Packard GC/MS
  2. Shimadzu GC-2010

Mass Spectrometry

  1. Bruker microTOF mass spectrometer
  2. Direct Analysis in Real Time (DART) Ion Source
  3. Desorption Electrospray Ionization (DESI) Source

Light Scattering

  1. Malvern Zetasizer Dynamic Light Scattering System

Gas Chromatography:

  1. Hewlett-Packard 5890 with FID and TCD
  2. Hewlett-Packard 5890 with FID and TCD
  3. Hewlett-Packard 5890 with FID
  4. Shimadzu GC-2014 with FID
  5. Two GOW-MAC 350 with TCD

High Pressure Liquid Chromatography:

  1. Dionex Ultimate 3000 Binary Gradient UHPLC system
  2. Two Dionex P680 Quaternary pump HPLC systems with multiple wavelength UV-visible detector and autosampler
  3. Waters Chromatography Multi-detector Gel Permeation Chromatograph
  4. Three Differential Refractive Index Detectors
  5. Two Multi-wavelength Ultraviolet-Visible Detectors
  6. Wyatt Technology, Three-angle Laser Light Scattering Detector
  7. Viscotek Dual Viscometric - Refractive Index Detector
  8. Multi-wavelength Fluorescence Detector
  9. Evaporative Light Scattering Detector
  10. Three HPLC pumps
  11. Three Water Chromatography HPLC Column Heaters

Low Pressure Liquid Chromatography:

  1. Preparative Micheal-Miller HPLPLC system
  2. Biotage HPFC Model SD1


  1. Beckman L8-M Ultracentrifuge with SW41 Ti, SW55 Ti, and 70 Ti rotors
  2. Sorvall RC5 Plus High Speed Centrifuge with GSA, SA60, and SE12 rotors
  3. Centra CL3R Refrigerated Centrifuge
  4. Mistral 1000 Clinical Centrifuge
  5. 2 Tabletop Clinical Centrifuges
  6. 5 Microcentrifuges

Electrophoresis Equipment:

  1. BioRad Protean IEF System
  2. 2 Invitrogen Novex Mini-Cell Electrophoresis Cells
  3. 7 BioRad Protean 3 Electrophoresis Cells
  4. Protean II Xi Electrophoresis Cell
  5. 5 BioRad Mini Trans-Blot Cells
  6. 4 BioRad Mini Sub Cell GT Horizontal Electrophoresis Cells
  7. 4 Power Supplies
  8. BioRad GelAir Gel Dryer

Radioisotope Equipment:

  1. Ludlum Model 3 Survey Meter with NaI Probe
  2. Laboratory Technologies Wiper Single Well Wipe Test Counter


  1. VanGuard Inverted Phase Microscope
  2. Nikon polarizing microscope 
  3. Zeiss Axiovert 200 Fluorescence Microscope

Incubators and Baths:

  1. 2 Fisher Isotemp Incubators
  2. Fisher Isotemp Circulating Water Bath
  3. CEDCO 1510 Water-jacketed Carbon Dioxide Incubator
  4. 2 New Brunswick C76 Shaking Water Baths
  5. 1 ArmaLab Shaking Water Bath
  6. New Brunswick Floor Model Shaking Incubator
  7. Precision Ovens
  8. Fisher Isotemp Circulating Water Bath

Solvent evaporation

  1. Centrivap Benchtop Centrifugal Vacuum concentrator system 


  1. Thermo Fisher Model 904, -80°C Upright Freezer
  2. Fisher Isotemp Refrigerated Cabinet
  3. Fisher Explosion Proof Refrigerator/Freezer
  4. -20oC Refrigerator

Other Biochemical Instrumentation:

  1. Applied Biosystems GeneAmp 2700 Thermocycler
  2. Amersham RediFrac Fraction Collector
  3. Amersham P-1 Peristaltic Pump
  4. NuAire Class II Type A/B3 Horizontal Laminar Flow Cabinet
  5. 2 Orbital Platform Shakers
  6. AlphaInnotech Fluorchem SP Imaging System
  7. Missonix Ultrasound Sonicator and Cabinet
  8. Biotek Microplate Spectrophotometer
  9. BioRad Gene Pulser Xcell 


  1. Perkin Elmer LS50B Fluorescence Spectrophotometer
  2. Turner Model 111 Fluorometer
  3. Turner Biosystems 20/20 Luminometer
  4. Confocal Fluorescence Correlation Spectrometer (FCS)
  5. Solid-State 488 nm Laser for FCS system
  6. He-Ne 633 nm Laser for FCS system
  7. Micro Photon Devices Avalanche Photodiode Detector for FCS system
  8. Thorlabs Spatial Filter for FCS system


  1. Vreeland Spectrex Model 7 Spectroscope 

Supercritical Fluid Extractor:

  1. Supelco SFC-400


  1. TA Instruments DSCQ100 Calorimeter
  2. Parr Bomb Calorimeter
  3. Parr Bomb Calorimeter

Physical Properties:

  1. Anton Parr Digital Density Meter


  1. eDAQ EA161 Potentiostat

Work Station:

  1. Sun Blade 2000, with Creator 3D Graphics


  1. Approximately 20 PCs available for student use (networked to web and printers)