Chen Lab

Facilities

Molecular Weight Characterization

  • Ultracentrifuge
  • Gel-permeation Chromatography (GPC) and room or high temperature

NMR Laboratory

  • 600 MHz Bruker with variable
    temperature
  • 300 MHz Bruker
    (1H, 13C, 19F & 31P)
  • Two 300 MHz Bruker for Solids

Single Crystal X-Ray Lab

  • Nonius KappaCCD
  • Fast data collection and structure solution
  • Easy data transfer to remote computers

Vibrational Spectroscopy

  • Bruker FT IR
  • Bruker 98 Vac FTIR
  • U1000 HR LS
  • HG 25 High throughput LS

Electron Paramagnetic Resonance

  • Bruker Elexsys E-500
  • Multiple X- and Q-band resonators
  • Oxford ESR-900 LHe cryostat
  • Bruker ER 4118CF-O LHE/LN2 cryostat
  • Bruker ER 4131 variable temperature insert (X-band, -100 to +200 deg C)
  • In situ photochemistry with 1000 W xenon arc lamp

Other Support Facilities

  • Powder X-ray Diffractometer
  • Small- and Wide-angle X-ray
  • ORD-CD
  • Glass Blowing Facility
  • Machine Shop

Chemistry's On-line Meeting Room & Equipment Booking

Computer Resource Center (CRC)

HP Designjet 800ps (poster printer)

Biological Chemistry

  • JJDNA Sequencing Facility
  • Molecular Dynamics, STORM 840 Phosphorimager
  • Autoclave
  • Chemistry-Biology Interface
  • Resource Room

Electron Microscopy Lab

  • JEOL 300 kV TEM/STEM
  • Field Emission Gun SEM
  • JEOL 200 kV TEM/STEM
  • JEOL 100 kV TEM
  • Microtome & Sputtering Facilities
  • FEI/Philips Technai 12
  • CAMECA SX50
  • Microprobe EM
  • JEOL JSM-5410, JSM-500

Library & Databases

  • Physical Sciences & Engineering
  • Library, housed in Lederle Graduate Research Center
  • Most journals available on-line
  • Beilstein
  • Cambridge Structural Database
  • Web of Science
  • Chemical abstracts on the web
  • Access to 5-College libraries

Mass Spectrometry Lab

  • Electrospray Ion trap with HPLC
  • MALDI-TOF
  • HRMS (CI, EI, FAB, ESI & FD)
  • HP GC-MS
 
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