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Major Analytical Instrumentation

Technique
Instrument Some Analytical Uses
Spectroscopy
Cytofluor II Fluorescent Microplate reader Quantification of organic compounds such as riboflavin in water.
Spectroscopy
Smiths Detection IdentifyIR Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Organic identification such as identifiction of organic reactions and composition of plastics.
Spectroscopy
Perkin Elmer 1600 Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Organic identification such as identifiction of organic reactions and composition of plastics.
Spectroscopy
Varian Cary 1E Ultraviolet/Visible Spectrometer (UV-Vis) Acquiring the UV/Vis absorbance spectra of solutions.  Quantification of organic compounds such as level of benzoic acid in soft drinks.
Spectroscopy
Perkin-Elmer LS5 Flourescence Spectrometer (FL) Acquiring the fluorescence spectra of solutions.  Quantification of organic compounds such as amount of riboflavin in multivitamins.
Chromatography
Agilent (Hewlett-Packard) 5971 Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS) Identification and and quantification of volatile organic compounds such as detection of pesticides in water.
Chromatography
Agilent (Hewlett-Packard) 5980 Gas Chromatograph (GC) Quantification of volatile organic compounds such as detection of pesticides in water.
Chromatography
Varian ProStar Liquid Chromatograph (LC) Quantification of organic compounds such as level of caffeine in drinks.
Chromatography
SRI 8310C Gas Chromatograph (GC) Quantification of organic compounds such as the level of volatile organic compounds in water.
     
     
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