College of Science & Engineering

Instrumentation FAQ

AMSEC possesses a wide array of instrumentation. Internal users can access this at no charge while external users follow our fee list (available on request). We also work with other departments on campus allowing us to have access to many instruments at the university. The current list of instrumentation is shown below with links to their information where available. Please contact the lab manager for more information on testing or other instrumentation we have access to. 
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Gas Chromatography (GC):
- Varian 3800 GC + 8200 Autosampler-50 spot^
- Varian 3900 GC + 8400 Autosampler​^

Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS):
Varian CP3800 GC with Saturn 2000 Ion Trap MS~
Agilent 6890-5973 GC/MS with 100 spot autosampler~

High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC):
Agilent 1100 Series pump and autosampler w/ 1260 Infinity series multiple wavelength UV-VIS detector and refractive index detector~
Varian 240 Prostar w/ programmable UV-VIS detector and Waters 432 conductivity detector~
- Varian 2x210 ProStar HPLC Dual Pump w/330 UV-Vis and 350 refractive index detectors^

Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS):
Applied Biosystems API 2000 Triple Quadrupole~

Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC):
Malvern CP3800 GC with Low Angle & Right Angle (LALS and RALS) and Refractive Index(RI)~

Sample Preparation

Denton Explorer 14 (High Vacuum Deposition System)*
SPS Spin 150 Spin Coater*
PowerTomePC Ultramicrotome with cryo~
Quorum Technologies E3000 Series Critical Point Dryer (CPD)~
- Sorvall RC6T Superspeed Centrifuge^
- Sorvall Lynx 4000 Super^
- CEM Discover LabMate Research Scale Microwave Synthesizer with 24 spot autosampler^


- Bruker Avance III 500 MHz NMR^
- Thermo iS10 FT-IR with ATR accessory^
- Thermo 6700 w/ DGTS KBR and MCT-A Detectors^
- Jasco V670 w/6-cell peltier controller and diffuse reflectance^
- Thermo Evolution 200 w/ peltier 8-cell controller^
- OLIS DSM-10 CD Spectrometer w/ titrator, stopped flow, and thermal module^
- PTI Fluorometer with temperature control^

Type of Analysis: Other

Mettler Toledo RE40 Refractometer~
Packard 1900 CA Tri-Carb Liquid Scintillation Counter (LSC)~
- Biolin Scientific Attension Theta-Tensiometer, Contact Angle Measurement Instrument^
- Beckman Coulter DeltaNano HC Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS), Particle Size Analyzer^
- Rudolph Digital -Digital Polarimeter^
- Micrometrics ASAP 2020 Surface Area/Porosimeter/Chemisorption^
- Pine Wavenow Potentiostat^