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Equipment and Facilities

Geneva’s Chemistry Department is located in the Roy M. Adams Chemistry Center in the newly renovated Science and Engineering Building. The completely renovated teaching laboratories for organic and inorganic chemistry are equipped with separate ventilation hoods for each student. Two additional large laboratories provide separate renovated space for physical chemistry and for major instrumentation. A separate large renovated laboratory is specially equipped for chemical research. In addition, the department has a lab classroom, two smaller instrument laboratories, a shop, and four stockroom storage areas.

A listing of the department’s major equipment is given below.

  • 60 MHz Anasazi FT-NMR, nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer with H-1 and C-13 probes.
  • Jasco FT-IR infrared spectrometer with ATR sampling accessory
  • Varian ICP-AES atomic emission spectrometer
  • Dycor Mass spectrometer, quadrupole instrument
  • Varian Aerograph TCD gas chromatograph
  • Shimadzu capillary FID gas chromatograph
  • Dionex HPLC unit with UV detection
  • Dionex ion chromatograph
  • Varian atomic absorbance spectrometer (flame)
  • SpecTech USC-20 gamma ray spectrometer
  • BioRad gel electrophoresis units
  • Jasco circular dichroism spectropolarimeter
  • Unico high-resolution UV-vis spectrophotometer with reflectance attachment
  • Unico 2100 UV-vis spectrophotometer
  • Hitachi UV-vis double-beam spectrophotometer
  • Hewlett-Packard diode array UV-vis spectrophotometer
  • EG&G PARC Voltammeter with SMDE
  • Kontron fluorescence spectrophotometer
  • PARR bomb calorimeter

In addition, we have a wide variety of smaller instruments and equipment including electronic balances, pH meters, single-beam spectrophotometers, refractometers, polarimeters, rotoevaporators, ovens, furnaces, stirrers, hotplates, thermostat baths, etc…

Computers are an integral part of nearly all of the major instruments in the department, being used for instrument control, data acquisition, data processing, and data display. In addition to dedicated computer laboratories, S&E building has wireless access for internet connectivity.


 

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U.S. News & World Report recognizes Geneva College as a Top 10 Best Value School out of all North Region colleges, accounting for our academic quality and the net cost of attendance for those receiving the average level of need-based financial aid.

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