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Facilities

Welcome to the Department of Chemistry at the University of Lethbridge!

Department members utilize research facilities that include state-of-the-art instrumentation. Visit the MR Facilities page for more information on the NMRs.

  • 700 MHz Bruker Avance III HD NMR Spectrometer equipped with four RF channels (HFXY)
  • 500 MHz Bruker Avance III HD Spectrometer equipped with four RF channels (HFXY)
  • 300 MHz Bruker Avance II NMR Spectrometer equipped with a two RF channels (HX)
  • Bruker EMX Plus EPR Spectrometer with X-band capabilities
  • Rigaku Supernova Cu/Mo dual source X-ray diffractometer
  • Rigaku Miniflex 600 PXRD
  • Hitachi SU5000 – SEM, STEM, EDX
  • Bruker Tensor 37 FT infrared Spectrometer
  • Bruker Vertex 70 FT infrared and Raman Spectrometer
  • Bruker FT Raman Spectrometer
  • Mettler Toledo DSC 3+ Star System
  • Mettler Toledo TGA 2 Star System
  • Varian GC/MS/MS
  • Vario Micro Cube Elemental Analyzer
  • Viscotek GPC
  • PARRSTAT 2273 Electrochemistry Workstation
  • CHI660E Electrochemical Analyzer
  • CHI700E Bipotentiostat With RRDE-3A Electrode Setup
  • Atago Manual Polarimeter
  • JASCO Circular Dichroism Spectrometer
  • PARR Bomb Calorimeters
  • Varian Cary 50 UV/Visible Spectrophotometers (with various accessories)
  • Cary 5000 UV-Visible-NIR Spectrophotometer
  • Cary Eclipse Fluorescence Spectrometer
  • Two dedicated high-performance computer clusters
  • BioRad DuoFlow HPLC
  • Pharmacia-FPLC
  • Perceptive-Perfusion Chromatograph
  • Biacore X Surface Plasmon Resonance Spectrometer
  • Protein Solutions Dynamic Light Scattering Device
  • SF-2004 Fluorescence Stopped-Flow Instrument (KinTek Corp)
  • RQF-3 Rapid Chemical quench-Flow (KinTek Corp)
  • PerkinElmer Tri-CArb 2800TR Liquid Scintillation Analyzer

Wetmore Lab - High Performance Computing Cluster

The cluster is composed of 85 Dell PowerEdge 1950 compute nodes and 1 Dell PowerEdge 2950 master node. Each compute node has two quad-core processors, 146 GB disk and 4 or 8 GB of RAM. In total, there are 680 cores for scientific computing that are connected by Dell PwerConnect 6248 switches to yield a total peak performance of 5.0 TFlops. The masternode contains 2 x 146GB disks for operating system and programs, and 4 x 300GB disks for storage space.