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At Elmhurst College, you’ll find the resources you need to complete a thorough, comprehensive and varied education.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry houses five modern teaching laboratories, several small instrumental rooms, a chemical stockroom, a student computer lab, and several faculty/student research laboratories. We also share the use of several multimedia classrooms.

And as the technology of scientific study evolves, so does Elmhurst. We constantly implement new upgrades of our facilities to help you stay on the leading edge of research and study.

Our major instrumentation includes:

Spectroscopy

  • Bruker Avance 300-MHz FT-NMR Spectrometer
  • Perkin-Elmer R24B NMR Spectrometer upgraded for FT-NMR
  • Perkin-Elmer 403 AA Spectrophotometer
  • Perkin-Elmer LS 55 Flourescence Spectrophotometer
  • Nicolet 4700 FT-IR System, w/ libraries
  • Hewlett Packard 8453 UV-Visible Spectrophotometer
  • Thermo Scientific Genesys 105 UV-VIS Spectrometer (2)
  • Spectronic Genesys 20 Visible Spectrophotometer (10)

Chromatography

  • Hewlett Packard 1800A GCD Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometer
  • Waters Associates HPLC/Ion Chromatograph (2 Systems)
  • Gow-Mac 69-350 Gas Chromatograph

Computers for Student Use

  • Computer Classroom/Lab with 21 networked PC computers
  • Small student access computer Lab with 12 computers
  • Freshman Lab with Vernier Data Collection Probes interfaced to laptops
  • 24 laptops to create a mobile computer lab out of any classroom
  • Wireless access throughout Schaible Science Center

Miscellaneous

  • EC Epsilon Potentiostat/Galvanostat
  • CEM Microwave Synthesis Apparatus
  • BIO-RAD Electrophoresis System
  • -80oC Freezer
  • Thermo Scientific Sorvall RC 6+ Centrifuge
  • Johnson Matthey Magnetic Susceptibility Balance
  • Vacuum Atmospheres Company Glove Box

Molecular Modeling and Visualization Software/Hardware

  • CAChe Molecular Modeling Software (CAChe Scientific) - Unlimited Yearly Site License for EC students and faculty (office or home use)
  • Spartan Molecular Modeling Software
  • Maple V - Mathematical Software (Site License with Math and Physics)
  • Dell Precision Workstation, for running advanced computational chemistry software such as the General Atomic and Molecular Electronic Structure System (GAMESS)
  • ChemDraw Pro software

ACS Journals and Library Resources

  • ACS Journals Online–The library has an electronic subscription to the full set of ACS journals.
  • Scifinder Scholar from Chemical Abstracts Service available on campus
  • Web of Science
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