Varian Mercury 300

Varian Mercury 300

Here are the highlights of our state-of-the-art instrumentation:

High Field NMR spectrometers

  • Bruker 200 MHz QNP /Tecmag Work Station; 1H/13C/19F/31P QNP probe; Variable temperature
  • Varian Mercury 300 MHz/Sun Work Station Running VNMRJ; 1H/19F/X 5 mm PFG ATB Broadband Probe; Variable temperature
  • Varian INOVA LC-500 MHz NMR/Sun Work Station Running VNMRJ; 1H-19F/15N-31P 5 mm PFG Probe, 1H{15N-31P} 5mm PFG Indirect Detect Probe, 1H{13C/15N} 120 uL PFG IFC Flow Probe; Variable temperature, ProStar 230 HPLC with Sample Collector. (Faculty of Engineering: ITC building)




  • Trace Analysis Facility: LC/MS/MS, GC/MS/MS, ICP/MS (link)
  • TA Instruments Q10 Differential Scanning Calorimeter
  • Finnegan Mat900XL High-resolution MS
  • TSQ700 MS with Electrospray or Direct Insertion Probe


  • Edinburgh Instruments LifeSpec-ps Picosecond Fluorescence Lifetime Spectrometer
  • ReactIR In-Situ FTIR
  • Rudolph AutoPol IV Polarimeter
  • PTI Spectrofluorometer with Polarizers
  • Varian Cary100 and Cary300 UV-Vis Spectrophotometers

Surface Science and Imaging

  • Atomic Force Microscope
  • Near-field Scanning Optical Microscope
  • Scanning Electron Microscope (Geology)
  • Rudolph Polarimeter

    Rudolph Polarimeter

  • Stereomicroscope with Polarizer
  • Fluorescence Microscope (Biology)
  • Langmuir-Blodgett Trough
  • Spin-Coater

Cell Culture and Analysis

  • Labline Floor Model Incubator Orbital Shakers (heated and refrigerated)
  • Insect Cell Culture Facilities
  • Flow Cytometer
  • Human Cell Culture Facilities
  • Imagers: Molecular Dynamics PhosphorImager and Kodak 4000MM Image Station
  • Ultracentrifuge

Computational Chemistry

  • Entropy 72-core-CPU shared-memory supercomputer and Dextrose 420-core-CPU distributed-memory supercomputer from VXTech
  • Computational Chemistry software: Gaussian09, MOLPRO08, VASP5
PQS Supercomputer

PQS Supercomputer