Haverford Chemistry Instruments and Facilities
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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometers
- Varian 500 MHz NMR spectrometer
- Bruker 200 MHz NMR spectrometer
- Agilent 7890 Gas Chromatograph / 5975 Mass Spectrometer
Equipped with flame ionization and electron impact ionization detectors (GC/MS)
- Agilent 1100 Liquid Chromatograph / Mass Spectrometer
- Perkin-Elmer Clarus-500 Gas Chromatograph / Mass Spectrometer System
Equipped with electron impact ionization.
- UV-visible spectrophotometers
Time-resolved luminescence spectrometer
equipped with a PTI 0.25-meter monochromator, a PTI R928 photomultiplier, and a Stanford Research Systems Model 250 boxcar integrator.
Perkin-Elmer 341 polarimeter Hi-Tech SF51 stopped flow spectrophotometer OLIS Instruments Low Temperature Stopped Flow Spectrometer
with OLIS RSM 1000 rapid scanning monochromator;
- Infrared spectrophotometers
one Nicolet Magna 550 and two Perkin-Elmer Spectrum 1000 FT
- Nicolet 950 FT-Raman spectrometer
- Dispersive Raman spectrometers
- SPEX 500 Raman spectrometer, equipped with a liquid-nitrogen cooled CCD camera;
ISA THR1000 spectrometer equipped with a thermoelectrically cooled photodiode array detector;
- Princeton Applied Research 273 Electrochemical Analyzer with mercury drop electrode
- Buck Scientific Accusys 211 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer
- GBC-Difftech MMA powder X-ray diffractometer
one Liconix 2040 helium-cadmium, two Continuum Surelite Nd:YAG, PTI Model PL-2300 nitrogen, PTI Model PL-202 dye lasers, Spectra Physics 177-G02 Ar ion laser, and assorted diode lasers.
- Computers used for Computational Chemistry.
- The KINSC contains a shared instructional computer laboratory equipped with a Silicon Graphics Indigo Solid Impact workstation and about twenty Windows based computers running molecular modeling software (primarily PC Spartan Pro and Plus, and Insight/Discover).
- Three automatic peptide synthesizers
one Rainin Model PS3 and two Vega Biochemicals Model 250
- VirtTis Model 3.3 benchtop lyophilizer
- Sorvall RC5B high speed centrifuge
- Rotary Evaporators (various)
- Shimadzu 2014 Gas Chromatograph
- Flame Ionization Dectector
- Two Rainin high pressure liquid chromatographs
one of which, a Rainin Model SD-200, has two pumps and is equipped with a variable wavelength Dynamax Model UV-C detector
- BioRAD Biologic protein chromatography system
- See also Mass Spectrometers
- -70° C Storage Freezer
- Vacuum Pumps (various)
- Most of our offices and laboratories are in the East Wing of the Marian Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center, construction of which was completed in 2002.
- Our facilities include the following teaching laboratories:
- Intro. Chemistry lab - capacity 32 students. 6 large fume hoods (see picture at top of this page).
- Organic Chemistry lab - capacity 24 students, each of whom has a 4' fume hood or shared use of a 6' fume hood.
- Junior-level integrated laboratory - capacity 20 students, with hoods as in the Organic lab.
- Physical Chemistry Instrumentation laboratory, housing most departmental instruments
- NMR lab, housing the two FT-NMR spectrometers used in our teaching program (hands on use starting with Organic Chemistry).
- Each permanent faculty members has a ca. 800 sq. ft. research laboratory with 1 - 4 fume hoods.
- 4° C Cold Room Laboratory
- Gilbert White Science Library with spectroscopy references