Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry

18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, California 91330-8241

Phone: (818) 677-1200
Fax: (818) 677-4068M
E-mail: chemistry@csun.edu

Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-5:00pm

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Instrumentation



Spectrometers


NMR
- Agilent 600 MHz - installed September 2011 (triple resonance, single-gradient system with HCN and OneNMR probes (both inverse and direct detect)), purchased with funds from the National Science Foundation (shared, 2011)
- Varian 400-MR - installed June 2011 (multinuclear, single gradient with OneNMR probe (can record both inverse and direct detect)) (shared, 2011)
- Bruker Avance III 400 (multinuclear, single-gradient system) - installed June 2012 (shared, 2012)
 
EPR
- Bruker ESP-380 (with ENDOR capabilities) (Eloranta)
- Bruker 200D (x Band, jointly with Physics) (shared, 1995)

LC-MS
- Bruker Daltonics micrOTOF-Q w/Agilent 1200 HPLC, purchased with funds from the National Science Foundation (shared, 2006)

GC-MS
- Agilent 5973 (shared, 2005)

ICP-MS
- PerkinElmer NexION 300Q (shared, 2010)

UV/Visible
- Perkin Elmer Lambda XLS+ (shared, 2010)
- Perkin Elmer Lambda 18 (Ogawa, 2009)
- Perkin Elmer Lambda 750 (Ogawa, 2009)
- Thermo Electron Spectronic BioMate 3 (Crowhurst, 2007)
- Spectramax 190 microplate reader (Medh, 2004)
- Shimadzu Biospec UV-1601 (9) (shared, 1999)
- Hewlett Packard 8453 with 89090A diode-array detector (1997)
- Perkin Elmer Lambda 14 (1995)
- Cary 3 (1995)

Stopped-Flow UV/Visible
- HiTech Scientific CU-61 (2000)

Fluorescence
- Perkin Elmer LS55 w/microplate reader (shared, 2010)
- Jobin-Yvon SPEX Fluorolog 3 (Ogawa, 2009)
- Perkin Elmer LS50B (shared, 1995)
- SPEX Fluorolog 1680 (0.20 m double spectrometer) (1995)

FT-IR
- Perkin Elmer Spectrum 100 (2) (shared, 2010)
- Nicolet 750 (1995)
- Perkin Elmer Spectrum BX

FT-IR/Raman
- Nicolet 750 Magna (1996)

Atomic Absorption
- Perkin Elmer Analyst 600 with graphite furnace (shared, 2010)
- Perkin Elmer Analyst 200 (shared, 2010)

X-Ray
- Oxford Diffraction Xcalibur3, purchased with funds from the National Science Foundation (shared, 2003)

Gamma-Ray
- Canberra InSpector gamma ray counting system (1995)
- Canberra instrinic germanium detector gamma ray counting system (1995)
- Canberra NaI(Tl) 3 x 3 well detector (1995)

Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer
- TSI 3775 (Curtis, 2008)


Microscopes

- Zeiss Axioskop 40 (Fischhaber, 2008)
- Zeiss Imager M-1 with Axio imager camera (Fischhaber, 2004)


Chromatographs


GC
- Perkin Elmer Clarus 400 (2) (shared, 2010)
- Agilent 6850 (shared, 2008)
- Shimadzu GC-17A (2) (2000)
- Hewlett Packard 6890 with 7694 head-space sampler (1998)
- Hewlett Packard 6890 with autosampler (1998)
- Hewlett Packard 5890A (2) (1995)

HPLC
- Perkin Elmer Flexar LC with diode-array detector (shared, 2010)
- Hitachi (shared, 2004)
- Shimadzu SPD6A-LC6A (3) (2004)
- Hewlett Packard 1100 gradient HPLC system with G1313A autosampler and G1315A diode-array detector (1998)
- Shimadzu SPD10A-LC10AS (1997)
- Waters 510 solvent delivery system with 431 conductivity detector (1995)
- Hewlett Packard 1050 gradient HPLC system (1985) with diode-array detector (1988)

FPLC
- Akta (GE Healthcare) w/ UV detector & fraction collector (Crowhurst, 2007)

Ion
- Dionex ICS-1500 (2003)

Radial
- Harrison 4924T Chromatotron (1999)


Polarimeters

- Perkin Elmer 341 (Hajdu, 2003)


Centrifuges


Ultra
- 2 x Beckman Avanti J-E (shared, 2008 & 2012)

Conventional benchtop
- Sorval Biofuge Primo R (refrigerated, shared, 2007)
- Thermo MultiRF (refrigerated, Crowhurst, 2007)


Thermal Cyclers

- Applied Biosystems 2720 (Crowhurst, 2007)
- Eppendorf Mastercycler EP gradient S (Fischhaber, 2005)
- Cepheid Smart Cycler II (Medh, 2004)


Gel documentation

- Bio-Rad ChemiDoc XRS (shared, 2008)


Benchtop Autoclave

- Tuttnauer Heidolph Brinkmann EAP 3870 (shared, 2010)


Incubators

- New Brunswick Scientific BioFlo 115 benchtop fermentor (Crowhurst, 2009)
- New Brunswick Scientific I-24 orbital shaking incubator (Crowhurst, 2007)
- Amerex Gyromax 737R (refrigerated, Fischhaber, 2005)
- Amerex Gyromax 737 (Fischhaber, 2005)
- Amerex Gyromax 727 (Fischhaber, 2005)


Electrochemical Systems

- Bioanalytical Systems Epsilon (Ogawa, 2009)
- Princeton Applied Research 263A potentiostat (2) (2003)
- Princeton Applied Research 636 Ring-Disk (1999)
- Princeton Applied Research 273A potentiostat (1995)


Total Organic Carbon Analyzer

- Shimadzu 5000A (1998)


Ultrasonic Transducer

- L3 Communications ELAC Nautik (2) (1999)


Laser Flash Photolysis

- Phase-R DL1100 flash-lamp pumped dye laser (1992)
- Oriel QTH and Xe arc lamp sources
- Nicolet 400 digital (10 ns/pt) oscilloscope


Lasers

- Crystalaser GCL-050, green, 50 mW (Curtis, 2008)
- Continuum Surelite II-10 Nd/YAG (Eloranta, 2006)
- Continuum Minilite II Nd/YAG (Eloranta, 2006)


Magnetic Susceptibility Balance

- Johnson Matthey (2)


Liquid Scintillation Counter

- Beckman 6500 (1999)


Cyclone Phosphor Scanner

- Packard A431220 (1999)


Thermal Analysis

- Shimadzu thermogravimetric TGA 50 (shared, 2003)