Analytical Facility

This general user facility provides access to state-of-the-art instrumentation and services that supply reliable and quality data analysis to academics and students in both research and teaching.

Facilities

  • UV/Vis/NIR Spectrophotometer Brand: Perkin Elmer,
    Model: Lambda 1050 UV/Vis/NIR
    UV/Vis/NIR Spectrophotometer LAMBDA 1050 UV/Vis/NIR Spectrophotometer has been designed to achieve a greater level of sensitivity, resolution and speed in the NIR range, it simplifies the analysis of difficult samples such as high absorbing glass, optical coatings, or thin film filters. It features two large sampling compartments and a variety of snap-in modules and accessories, including a general purpose optical bench, integrating spheres, and a patented Universal Reflectance.
  • Fluorescence Spectrometer Brand: Perkin Elmer,
    Model: LS 55
    Fluorescence Spectrometer The LS55 is a monochromator-based fluorescence spectrometer which uses a high energy pulsed xenon source for excitation. Xenon minimizes photobleaching of samples and provides a long-lived excitation source. The variable slit and holographic gratings provide flexibility with very low stray radiation.
  • Alkalinity Titrator (Apollo SciTech) Brand: Apollo SciTech,
    Model: AS-ALK2
    Alkalinity Titrator (Apollo SciTech) This automates the titration procedure by controlling titration and standardization, and the calculation of the final result. This system uses small sample volumes (5-25 mL) with high precision (0.1%). This allows for fast throughput of samples. It also provides full scale pH titration and full temperature control.
  • Gel Electrophoresis Brand: VWR®,
    Model: Maxi 20 Electrophoresis System
    Gel Electrophoresis Gel electrophoresis is a technique used in the lab to separate DNA fragments according to their size. DNA samples are loaded into wells at one end of a gel, and an electric current is applied to pull them through the gel that contains small pores. DNA fragments are negatively charged, so they move towards the positive electrode.