Chemistry

Equipment List

The Dept. of Chemistry at UNK houses a wide range of basic and advanced research instrumentations available for both faculty and student use. You can view all of the equipment in the image gallery below.

Entries marked with asterisk (*) indicate equipments purchased with external grants or private funds. 

  • Jasco J-810 Circular Dichroism Spectropolarimeter (2013)
  • Cary UV-Vis spectrophotometer (2014)
  • Delong America, Inc. LVEM-5 (Low-voltage Electron Microscope) with TEM, SEM, STEM and ED imaging modes (2011)*
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer Bruker Avance 300 MHz with variable temperature controller, multiple probes, Z-gradient, and network capabilities (2001) * 
  • Isothermal Titration Calorimetry (2013) - TA instruments nanoITC 
  • Agilent 7820A GC-MS (5975 series MSD) with autosampler (2011) 
  • Powder X-Ray diffraction spectrometer
  • TA Instruments Simultaneous Differential Thermal Analyzer (TGA/DSC) Q600 (2011)
  • TA Instruments Differential Scanning Calorimeter Q20 (2011)     
  • Veeco Dektak 150 Stylus Profiler (2010)*
  • Custom-built DC Thin Film Sputtering System (2010)*
  • Varian 720-ES Axial ICP Optical Emission Spectrometer (2009)*
  • Bioanalytical Systems PWR-3 Power Module/Potentiostat (2008)
  • Gaussian '09 Work station (2013)
  • Horiba/Jobin Yvon LabRAM HR800 Raman Microscope (2007)*
  • Horiba/Jobin Yvon FluoroMax-4 steady-state fluorometer (2010)
  • Thermo Nicolet IR200 FTIR Spectrometer System (2007): 7800 to 375 cm-1 spectral range and 16 to 4 cm-1 resolution; used in organic teaching lab
  • Biotek Synergy 2 UV/Vis/Fluorescent Microplate Reader with Dispenser System (2006)     
  • Custom-built Physical Vapor Deposition apparatus with 8000W Quad Ellipse Chamber Heat and Model 915 Power Supply/Temperature Controller from Research Inc.  Includes turbo-molecular and roughing pumps (2006)   GE AKTA Prime Fast Protein Liquid Chromatography System (2005) Hewlett-Packard Agilent 8453 UV-vis Spectrophotometer with 200-1100 nm scanning range (2004)*
  • Eppendorf PCR Thermocycler (2004)  Waters Gradient High-Performance Liquid Chromatograph System (2003) 
  • UNIlab mBraun glovebox (2011)*
  • FTIR spectrometer: Thermo Nicolet Nexus 670 System with near- and far-IR scanning and detection capabilities. 0.09 cm-1 resolution and scanning speeds up to 65 scans per second (2003) 
  • Thermoquest Trace 2000 Series GC with Finnegan Polaris MS (1999)*
  • Nitrogen dye laser, argon laser, and CCD detector used for Fluorescence, Raman, and Excited-State Lifetime measurement capabilities (1999)*
  • Johnson-Matthey Mark I Magnetic Susceptibility Balance (1998) 
  • Silicon Graphics Octane Workstation with Spartan molecular modeling software, color printer, CD-ROM, DAT drive, and World Wide Web server software (1997)*  
  • Autoclave: Tuttnauer Model 3870E (1996)*
  • Incubators: Innova Model 4000 (1996)*; Fischer Precision (1996)*
  • Electrophoresis equipment: 2 Bio-Rad Model 1000/500 power supplies, 6 Protean III, Protean II, 2 Model 583 Gel driers, 2 Sub-cell cells with gel tray, 3 Sequigen II/powerpac 3000 system, Gel doc 1000 UV documentation system (1996, 2002)    
  • Refrigerated Centrifuge: Beckman Avanti J25 (1995)*