Instrumentation Used in Teaching and Research



Instrument Manufacturer, model
FTIR Spectrophotometer with microscope Nicolet Nexus 670/Inspect IR microscope
FTIR Thermo-Nicolet iS5 (Thermo Electron Corp.)
400 MHz NMR spectrometer Bruker Avance III HD
Diode Array UV-Visible Spectrophotometer (2) Hewlett-Packard (Agilent)
UV-Visible-fluorescence spectrometer Ocean Optics
UV-NIR spectrophotometer Ocean Optics HR2000
UV-Visible Spectrophotometers (12) ChemAt
UV-Visible Spectrophotometer (3) Genesys Spectronic 20
UV-Visible Spectrophotometers (10) Pharmicia Novaspec II
UV-Visible Spectrophotometers (9) Vernier SpectroVis Plus
Spectrofluorimeter PTI
Spectrofluorimeter with integrating sphere Horiba Jobin-Yvon Fluoromax-4
Solid State visible/UV pulsed Laser + Dye Head Sub-Naples 355, Laser Photonics
Fluorimager Molecular Dynamics

Elemental Analysis

Instrument Manufacturer, Model
Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer with Autosampler Varian SpectrAA-200 HT
Zeeman Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer Varian
Mercury Analyzer Coleman MAS-50
CHNS/O analyzer Perkin-Elmer Model 2400
X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer Shimadzu EDX-700
Powder Diffractometer Rigaku International Corp D/Max-2200V


Instrument Manufacturer, Model
Voltammetric Analyzer EG&G
Potentiostat/Galvanostat EG&G PAR
Bipotentiostat Pine Instruments
Spectroelectrochemical cell TCH CH1140A
Electrochemical QCMs (3) SRS QCM 100
Electrochemical QCM Maxtek PLO-10i
Electrochemical Workstation CH Instruments CHI650C


Instrument Manufacturer, Model
Scanning Electron Microscope with EDAX Hitachi 2460N environmental SEM
Transmission Electron Microscope Zeiss EM10C
microscope with fluorescence, phase contrast, photosystem Nikon Labophot
microscope with Hoffman modulation contrast Nikon Labophot


Instrument Manufacturer, Model
Thermal Analyzer (DTA/TGA) Netzsch STA-409 PC
Isothermal Microcalorimeter MicroCal VP-ITC
Solution Calorimeter (2) Parr 1455


Instrument Manufacturer, Model
GC-MS (with liquids, SPME and headspace AS) Thermo Trace DSQ
GC-MS HP G1800A GCD system
CG with FID (4) HP5890
GC with FID HP5890 Series II
HPLC with diode array and ELSD detectors Shimadzu
HPLC with UV-visible and fluorescence detectors Shimadzu
LC-MS Agilent 1100 MSD
Simulated Moving Bed (SMB) chromatograph Semba Biosciences Octave 100
Capillary Electrophoresis Beckman



Certain instruments shared with Biology and Microbiology.

Instrument Manfacturer, Model
DNA/RNA Synthesizer Applied Biosystems
PCR machine ABI Step One Real Time
Scintillation Counter Packard TopCount
protein and DNA electrophoresis equipment BioRad
light cabinet gel documentation system Alpha Innotech
inverted microscope (fluorescence, phase contrast) Nikon
laminar flow cell culture hood Nuaire
rotary shaker/incubators New Brunswick Scientific
clean bench Labconco
Ultracentrifuge Beckman
preparative ultracentrifuge Beckman L8-70M
Refrigerated centrifuge Fisher
Molecular Imager BioRad FX
Electrospray Ionization Mass Spec Bruker
MALD-TOF Mass Spec Bruker
FPLC Pharmacia

Miscellaneous Equipment

Instrument Manufacturer, Model
Tabletop Centrifuges (4)
Sonicator Fisher 300
Magnetic Susceptibility Balance Johnson Matthey (Mark II)
Solvent Purification System Innovative Technology Pure-Solv 400
glove box (2) Vacuum Atmospheres, Braun
Surface area analyzer Micromeritics Flowsorb II 2300
Ab Initio Quantum System(s) *nix boxes running GAMESS
Storage oscilloscope Tektronix TDS 744
oscilloscope (2) Tektronix TDS 220
lock-in amplifier Stanford Research Systems SR530
Data Acquisition Systems (21) Vernier LabPro Interfaces
Data Acquisition Systems (21) Vernier LabQuest Interfaces

Hours and Location

Department Office
Halsey Science Center, Room 432

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Mailing Address

Department of Chemistry
UW Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Contact Us

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