Laboratories, Facilities & Equipment

There are eight chemistry laboratories serving the needs of analytical chemistry, biochemistry, environmental chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry and physical chemistry. These laboratories contain the following major equipment:
Major Instruments
  • Jeol ECLIPSE 400 High Resolution 400 MHz NMR Spectrometer
  • Performance Plus HP 6890 GC/MS
  • Buck Scientific ACCUSYS 211 Flame & Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrometer + Autosampler.
  • Bomem MB-100 & Perkin Elmer Spectrum One & 1600 series FT-IR Spectrometers
  • Perkin Elmer HPLC Binary UV/Vis System + Autosampler.
  • Delta Nu Raman Spectrometer Advantage 200A.
  • Rudolph Autopol IV Automatic Polarimeter
  • EG&G Parc 264A & EG&G Parc 384 Polarographic Analyzer/Stripping Voltammeter.
  • Perkin Elmer Lambda 20 Spectrophotometer
  • Johnson Matthey Mark II Magnetic Susceptibility Balance
  • Three Silicon Graphic SGI O2 Workstations with Tripos SYBYL 4.8.


NMR 400 MHz + Autosampler; Flame and Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrometer + Autosampler; Raman Spectrometer; two FT-IR Spectrometers, Ultraviolet/Visible Spectrophotometers; Near Infrared Spectrometers; Spectrofluorometer; Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer


Programmable Gas Chromatographs; HPLC system + Autosampler.


Polarographic Analyzer, Polarographic Analyzer/ Stripping Voltmeter, SMDE Electrode, RDE Electrode and Electrogravimetric Analyzer.


GC, MSD, Flame Ionization Detector with EPC, Purge-and-Trap Liquid Sample Concentrator, Library of Spectra and Chemical Structure Database.

Other Equipment

Automatic Polarimeter; Magnetic SusceptibilityBalance; Flame Photometer.

Computer Facilities

Three SGI Molecular Modeling Stations; Chemistry server providing licensed software for the use of students.


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