Analytical Chemistry

In addition to sample preparation and extraction facilities, a suite of advanced instrumentation is available for the chemical analysis of both liquid and solid samples:

• High-Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

o Perkin Elmer 200 Series HPLC with UV/VIS detector, and an Alltech ELSD 800 Evaporative Light Scattering Detector.

• Ion Chromatography (IC)

o Dionex ICS1500

• Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

o Perkin Elmer ELAN II DRC

• Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS)

o Perkin Elmer A-Analyst 200 AAS

• UV, Visible, Fluorescence and FT-IR Spectroscopy

o BioTek Synergy 2
o Zeiss Axioplan 2 Eipfluorescence Microscope with colour CCD camera and DAPI, FITC, Cy3 and Cy5 filter cubes
o PerkinElmer Spectrum One FT-IR Spectrometer with Specac silver gate evolution germanium ATR accessory. PerkinElmer Spectrum Spotlight FT-IR imaging system


Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry


 Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy


              High-Pressure Liquid