Research Facilities

Recent funding from sources such as the Canadian Foundation for Innovation, the Ontario Innovation Trust and the University of Windsor has permitted wholesale renovation of laboratory space and acquisition of state of the art equipment for research in chemistry and biochemistry.

A full listing of our laboratories and equipment is below, please visit some of our facilities websites by clicking the highlighted links below.


Synthetic Laboratories

  • Organic and Inorganic Synthetic Laboratories
  • Inert Atmosphere Synthesis (Glovebox rooms)
  • Biochemistry Laboratories


Undergraduate Teaching and Laboratories



NMR Facilities

  • More info on NMR Facilities
  • Bruker AvanceIII 500 MHz, with BBFO Probe and MAS II unit for Solid State NMR
  • Bruker Avance 300 MHz with BB probe, Ultrashield Magnet
  • Bruker DPX 300 MHz  with BB probe
  • Bruker DRX 300 MHZ with QNP (probe 1H, 13C, 19F,31P) for Undergraduate Lab Use

Solid -State NMR Spectrometer

  • Varian/Chemagnetics 400 MHz Wide-Bore Triple-Resonance NMR Spectrometer
  • MAS NMR Probes 2.5 mm HX, 4.0 mm HX, 4.0 mm HXY, 5.0 mm HXY
  • Wideline 5.0 mm HX probe; low-gamma tuning accessory

Electron Spin Resonance

  • Bruker ESP 300e X-Band, Variable Temperature, microwave frequency counter

X-Ray Diffraction

  • Bruker Apex - CCD Single Crystal X-ray Diffractometer, Low-Temp. Attachment
  • Siemens SMART System CCD X-ray diffractometer
  • Bruker D8 Discovery powder X-ray diffractometer

Mass Spectrometry

Infra-Red, Raman Spectroscopy

  • Renshaw UV-Raman system and Raman Microscope
  • Bomem DA3 FT-IR Spectrometer
  • Bruker -Equinox – Infrared Microscopy and Mapping


  • Digital Imaging Nanoscope 4  AFM/STM for atomic-scale surface imaging

Thermal/Physical Analysis

  • Micromeritics ASAP 2010 Nitrogen adsorption analyzer

Synthetic Chemistry

  • Elemental analysis:  PerkinElmer 2400 combustion CHN analyser
  • Buchi polymerization reactor
  • Lauda Langmuir-Blodgett thin film fabrication systems


  • Vacuum Atmospheres glove boxes
  • Innovative Technologies glove boxes
  • MBraun glove boxes


  • GC/MS: Varian 3800 GC w tandem Varian Saturn 2000 GC/MS

Environmental Chemistry, Biomarkers and Toxicology Laboratory (ECL)

  • Hewlett-Packard; 5890 Series II GC / 5970 Series MS (electron impart (EI) ionization)
  • Agilent Technologies; 6890 Series GC / micro ECD and flame ionization detector (FID)
  • Beckman-Coulter System: Gold HPLC/ Beckman 168 dual channel UV/vis absorption detector and JASCO FP-920 fluorescence detector
  • Micromass/Waters HPLC-MS-MS system: Waters 2695 HPLC / Micromass Quattromicro tandem MS-MS and Waters dual channel UV/visible absorption detector
  • Cytofluor; Series 4000, multi-well fluorescence plate reader
  • Thermo Labsystems; Luminoskan Acent, multi-well chemiluminesce plate reader
  • Laminar-flow hood for cell culturing and CO2 cell culture incubator

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