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The Agilent 1290 UPLC/6540 Q-TOF accommodates several different solution-based atmospheric pressure ionization sources including electrospray (ESI), chemical ionization (APCI), and JetStream ESI. The instrument can acquire data in positive or negative ion mode, MS, or MS/MS mode. It provides accurate mass and high sensitivity (femtogram-level) without compromising data acquisition speed, mass range, or mass resolution.  It has excellent sensitivity while maintaining 40k mass resolution for separating compounds of interest from interferences.  Due to its high sensitivity, targets and unknowns also can be identified at extremely low concentrations.


Agilent GC/QQQ MS

This Agilent GC-MS consists of a 7890 GC interfaced with an Agilent 7000B triple quadrupole Mass Spectrometer, FID detector, Injector 80 Autosampler. The Agilent 7000B system is capable of using electron ionization (EI) or chemical ionization (CI) modes. It is capable of performing full mass scans, selective ion monitoring (SIM) or multiple reaction monitoring (MRM). It permits for the analysis of volatile and semivolatile compounds at the part-per-trillion level because of good selectivity and sensitivity.


Bruker 400MHz NMR

The Bruker Avance III HD UltraShield Ascend 400 MHz spectrometer is equipped with a 5-mm BBO probe. The BBO probe head allows detection of a range of different nuclei in automation - from 31P, 15N, and 13C to 1H and 19F. This instrument is also equipped with an autosampler with 60 positions, and operated by Bruker IconNMR. It provides routine analyses of structural environments of compounds in solution.


Andor Live Cell Imaging System

Andor Revolution WD Technology and Nikon Ti series Instruments worked to produce this Spinning Disk, live cell confocal microscope.  This system is designed to image thin samples with low emission fluorescence as well as capture cellular events with minimal photo-damage to the cells.The objectives lenses for this instrument are a 20x dry, 40x dry, 60x oil, and 100x oil.  Also available upon request is a long working distance 40x dry lens. The following laser modules are found in the solid-state laser combiner: 405nm, 488nm, 561nm and 640nm.


Beckman Flow Cyctometer

The Beckman Coulter MoFlo XDP is flow cytometer cell sorters equipped with up to 5 lasers (355, 405, 488, 532, and 640nm) and is accommodate interchangeable nozzles ranging in sizes from 50 to 200 µm and are able to analyze and sort cells at various pressures. Samples can be run at adjustable flow rates and sorts have been performed under various conditions resulting in viable cells that proliferated for several days post-sort. The sample chamber and collection tube holder can be temperature controlled and sorted samples can be collected in various tube types with up to 4 different populations sorted at one time.


X-ray fluorescence spectrometer

X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) is a non-destructive technique that is used to quantify the elemental composition of solid samples. X-rays are used to excite atoms in the sample, causing them to emit x-rays with energies characteristic of each element present. The intensity and energy of these x-rays are then measured.
XRF is capable of detecting elements from O-U in concentrations from PPM range to 100%. Because X-rays are used to excite the sample, depths as great as 10µm can be analyzed. Through the use of appropriate reference standards, XRF analysis can accurately quantify the elemental composition of solid samples.
XRF analysis is widely used in various fields, such as chemical,energy,environment ,oil,etc.


Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectroscopy

Type:Perkin-Elmer Optima 7300DV
Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) analytical techniques can quantitatively measure the most elemental content of a material from the ppt to the wt% range.
Solid samples are dissolved or digested in a liquid, usually an acidic aqueous solution. The sample solution is then sprayed into the core of and inductively coupled argon plasma, and they can then be detected and quantified with either an emission spectrometer (OES) 
ICP analysis is widely used in various fields, such as metal smelting,chemical,environment ,oil,etc.


NexION 300D ICP-MS Spectrometer

The NexION® 300D ICP-MS features a dual-channel Universal Cell as well the ability to use Dynamic Reaction Cell™ technology, giving analysts the flexibility to choose Kinetic Energy Discrimination (KED) and/or the use of a scanning quadrupole in the Dynamic Reaction Cell. These capabilities make it the ideal solution for biomonitoring applications.


Raman Spectroscopy

FT - Raman combination of confocal microscope Laser: 532nm\785nm\1064nm
Identifying the molecular structure of organic and inorganic compounds for contamination analysis, material classification, and stress measurements
Characterization of carbon layers (graphitic v. diamond)
Non-covalent bonding (complexes, metal bonding)
Orientation (random v. organized structure)


Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy

Infrared microanalysis and surface scanning imaging
Identifying organic contaminants (e.g. particles, residues)
Characterization or identification of organic materials (e.g. solids, powders, films, or liquids)
Quantification of O and H in Si, and H in SiN wafers (Si-H vs. N-H)

The DICP Facility Center includes some of the most advanced analytical and characterization instruments. These instruments are principally used for catalysis, organic chemistry, chemical engineering, analytical chemistry, and biotechnology. These instruments are normally hard to obtain and maintain in individual research groups. Making these tools available in this shared facility - with the technical supports from facility staff members for operations, maintenance, and training - enables many research groups to pursue cutting-edge S&T researches. We are now building a pilot facility center for catalyst preparation and chemical reaction processes. With the support of the National Science Foundation of China, we are also developing a unique VUV free electron laser facility for basic energy research. This facility center is also part of the CAS Northeast Facility Center. In this center, we have the following groups that are open to outside users:

1.The General Testing and Analysis Group possesses analytical equipment capable of testing physical and chemical properties of different substances. This allows our researchers to study the engineering and process of chemical reactions by using a variety of analysis tools.

2.The high-resolution, Mass-Spectroscopy (MS) group is committed to providing analytical service and developing novel methods and technologies for the application of MS. Our team's advanced equipment and professional knowledge can provide high-resolution, high-throughput, top-down analysis of complex mixtures.

3.Our Electron-microscopy Group is engaged in cutting-edge electron microscopy and nano-catalysis. Our equipment and technologies provide advanced electron beam characterization at the micro-, nano-, and atomic scales.

4.The Theoretical Calculation Chemistry Platform is committed to developing specialized theoretical and computational methods. Its research interests include: molecular reaction dynamics, structural and functional biology, catalytic theory and surface-level dynamics, the structure and properties of nano-materials and molecular sieves, modern chemical processes, chemical lasers, synthetic chemistry, and modern theoretical analysis. We are currently building high-speed and performance numerical computer stations, computational systems, and supercomputing clusters. These facilities are able to process over 10 Tflops and store more than 30 TB of data.

The Advanced NMR group is recruiting talented individuals and the Institute is already planning the acquisition of a high-end liquid and solid NMR spectrometer. This equipment will be used for the study of: molecular structure, function, and kinetics; fingerprinting of peptides and small molecules; surface and in-situ chemistry; solid surface absorption characteristics; active site confirmation; and the intermediaries and products of heterogeneous catalysis. Our team seeks to fully understand interplay between theory and experiment.



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