Equipment

In addition to the usual laboratory equipment (glassware and scales and such), located within the CatLab facilities are the following special equipment:

Synthesis:

  • 23 fume hoods with Schlenk lines
  • 2 argon atmosphere gloveboxes
  • Autoclaves/pressure reactors of various sizes (20-2000 mL; 10-200 bar)
  • a ChemSpeed automated synthesis platform
  • 5 VAC solvent purifier systems
  • 3 microwave reactors

Analysis:

  • 2 GCs with EI-MS & FID
  • 1 HPLC with UV and RID
  • A ReactIR in situ IR probe
  • UV/VIS

 

Additionally, we have access to the department's other equipment, including but not limited to:

  • NMRs of 400, 500, and 600 MHz
  • GCs and HPLCs fitted with other detectors
  • XRD (single-crystal and powder) and XRR
  • Elemental analysis
  • TG
  • Various electron microscopes