Santa Clara University

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Instrumentation

Major Equipment in SCU's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry for Undergraduate Instruction and Research

Santa Clara University chemistry and biochemistry students work with excellent experimental facilities including a 400 MHz NMR spectrometer.


Materials Testing Instruments
  • Brookhaven 90 Plus Particle Size Analyzer (dynamic light scattering) (2007)
  • Mettler-Toledo DSC 823e (differential scanning calorimenter) (2007)
  • Molecular Imaging PicoSPM Atomic Force Microscope (2002)
  • Shimadzu TGA-50 Thermal Gravimetric Analyzer (1989)
  • Reichert Mark II Plus Abbe refractometer (2006)
  • Johnson Mathey Magnetic Susceptibility (1988)




Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

  • Brucker Aviance 400 MHz NMR Spectrometer (2010)

Electrochemical Equipment

  • Beckman Coulter Capillary Electrophoresis  (2012)
  • Bio Analytical Systems CV-50 Electrochemical Analyzer (1997)

Separations Equipment

  • GE Biosystems FPLC (2012)
  • Shimadzu with Waters LDS detectrs (2012)
  • Gow-Mac Series 350 Gas Chromatographs (5) (1995, 1996, 2005)
  • Varian Prostar HPLC with diode array detector (3)(2001)

Mass Spectrometry

  • Thermo Scientific LCQ Fleet MS/MS with Dionex HPLC (2011)
  • Agilent 6110, Liquid Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer (2008)
  • Shimadzu QP5000A Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (2006)

Optical Spectroscopy

Infrared Spectroscopy

Other Equipment

  • New Brunwick Incubator (2012)
  • Varian Prostar HPLC (2008)
  • CSBio 136 Automated Peptide Synthesizer (2008)
  • Misoniz XL Ultrasonic Cell Disruptor (tip sonicator) (2007)
  • IEC Micromax RF Refrigerated Microcentrifuge (2006)
  • Beckman Coulter Allegra X-22R Centrifuge (2005)
  • DuPont Sorvall RC-5C Centrifuge (2001)    
  • Beckman LS6000IC Liquid Scintillation Counter (1989)
  • Du Pont Sorvall RC-5B Centrifuge (1989)

 

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