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Cora & Bayard Clarkson Science Center and Biotechnology Wing: General Instrumentation 


Bruker Avance DMX-400 NMR

  • 3 channel instrument suitable for multi-dimensional NMR
  • Solution state capabilities:
    • 1H, 13C, 19F, 15N, 31P, 29Si (all can be proton decoupled)
    • Can also be used for gradient NMR experiments.
  • Solid state capabilities:
    • Suitable for crosspolarization/magic angle spinning (CP/MAS
    • Observe 13C, 15N, 31P, 29Si with 1H crosspolarization.


Atomic Adsorption/Graphite Furnace

  • Detection of trace metal compounds


Capillary Electrophoresis

  • High resolution separation of proteins and peptides
  • Molecular weight determination of biopolymers
  • Autosampler
  • Scanning UV/VIS detector

Gas Chromatograph - Mass Selective Detector

  • Separation of volatile compounds
  • Molecular weight determination
  • Identification of organic compounds


Fluorescence Spectrometer

  • Temperature controlled cuvette holder
  • Multicell capabilities
  • Detection of trace quantities


Gas Chromatograph - Flame Ionization Detector

  • Separation of complex mixtures


High Performance Liquid Chromatograph

  • Separation of complex mixtures
  • Autosampler
  • UV/Vis detector


Infrared Spectrometer

  • Determination of functional groups
  • Surface coverage of dielectrics


Small Angle X-Ray Diffraction

  • Interlaminar spacing of liquid crystals
  • Thermostated