School of Chemistry Instrumentation

The School of Chemistry prides itself with state-of-the-art technologies used towards the execution of international standard research and undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. While our students gain in-depth knowledge of analytical methods in their lectures, they get invaluable hands-on experience during their laboratory practical sessions during thier four year programmes.

The analytical equipment in the School of Chemistry is used regularly by industrial partners. New enquiries from industry are welcome.

The equipment listed is also available for use by other Universities units (conditions apply).


Nuclear magnetic resonance NMR: Jeol 400MHz

Chemistry Equipment NMR

Nuclear magnetic resonance NMR: Varian 500MHz

Nuclear magnetic resonance NMR: Agilent 600MHz NMR

Single Crystal X-Ray Diffractometer: XCaliber S



Powder X-Ray Diffractometer: Inel Equinox 6000


Rayonet RPR 100 and RMR 200 Photochemical Reactors

TOF Mass Spectrometer: Waters LCT Premiere XE

Thermal Gravimetric Analyser: Rheometric Scientific STA 625


FT-IR Spectrometry: Perkin Elmer Spectrum 400
FT-NIR Spectrometry: Perkin Elmer Spectrum One (NTS)
UV/Vis Spectrometry

Biolin Q-Sense E1 Quartz Crystal Microbalance

Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Facility

Grace Reveleris® X2 Flash System

Multi-Detector Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC) System

Gas Chromatography
Varian 3900 x 3: fid detector and Varian Star Data system Hewlett- Packard 6890: fid detector

High performance liquid chromatographs

Agilent 1100 with UV/VIS detector and ChemStation software

Waters 2487 HPLC with UV/VIS detector and Millenium software

GC/MSD System: Agilent

Liquid nitrogen generator (60 L/day ) Cryomech Inc.

 500 and 600MHz NMR:

NMR Centre School of Chemistry