Major instrumentation

Among the major instruments available for research are:

  • 2 IBM RISC6000 workstations
  • 2 Nicolet FT-IR spectrometers (models 6000 and 740)
  • 4800 SLM spectrofluorometer
  • 8 Silicon Graphics workstations
  • BAS-100B/W, BAS CV-50, PAR 273A and PAR 283 electrochemical analyzers
  • Bruker P4 and X-ray diffractometer
  • ESCA/AES system (Perkin Elmer)
  • GC, HPLC and IR instruments
  • Hewlett Packard HP8452 and 8453 UV-Vis diode array spectrophotometers
  • OLIS RSM-1000 stopped flow UV-Vis spectrophotometer
  • Pharmacia Fast Protein Chromatography system
  • PTI Laser Strobe lifetime and steady-state spectrofluorometer
  • SEM (ISI-40)
  • Siemens SMART CCD single crystal diffractometer
  • Specialized laser facilities
  • UV-Vis spectrophotometers

In addition to these instruments, the Department houses the INDUNIV (Industry/University Research Consortium) Materials Characterization Center which includes four separate facilities.