Research Facilities

The Department's research space is located in the 70,000 sq ft Olin Physical Science Center, containing several multi-user instrument rooms that are accessible to students, researchers and collaborators.  If you are interested in access or capabilities contact the department or one of the researchers with related expertise. 

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)
  • Bruker 400 MHz spectrometer (multinuclear and multidimensional)
  • Bruker 360 MHz spectrometer (multinuclear and multidimensional)
  • Anasazi 60 MHz NMR spectrometer (educational instrument)
Mass Spectrometry
  • JEOL DART-AccuTOF mass spectrometer
  • Perkin-Elmer Clarus 500/560D GC-MS
  • HP G1800A GC-MS
  • Agilent LC-MS
  • RHK SPM 100 scanning probe microscope
  • Nanoscience EasyScan 2 scanning tunneling microscope (educational instrument)
  • Nicolet Magna 760 FT-IR microscope
  • Perkin-Elmer model 5000 atomic absorption
  • Jasco V-650 UV-vis
  • Agilent 8453 diode array UV-vis
  • Jasco J-815 circular dichroism with fluorescence monochromator/detector
  • Nicolet 6700 FT-IR
  • Nicolet Magna 760 FT-IR microscope
  • Nicolet IR200 ATR FT-IR
  • Horiba Fluoromax-3 Fluorescence
Libraries & Computing
  • Gaussian '09 and Spartan '14 molecular modeling software
  • Evans Library with full range of journals and online databases
  • Academic support including tutoring in chemistry, assistance with English, writing and presentation skills
Institute-wide Infrastructure
  • JEOL JSM-6380LV Scanning Electron Microscope with EDAX capability
  • Nikon C1Si multi-spectral laser scanning confocal microscope
  • Scanning probe atomic force microscope
  • Zeiss EM900 Transmission Electron Microscope
  • Machine and Electronic Shops