Acadia University Research Facilities

Our department is equipped with a wide variety research equipment for our diverse research needs. Most of these are recently purchased through grants from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. These include (list is not comprehensive):

Chemistry Department

  • Varian Analytical HPLC (NSERC RTI)
  • Varian Semi-Preparative HPLC (NSERC RTI)
  • Laser Flash Photolysis System (NSERC RTI)
  • Varian GC-MS (CFI)
  • HP 5890 GC-MS
  • HP 5890 GC with TCD and FID
  • Perkin-Elmer 4100ZL Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrometer
  • Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy
  • Gel Electrophoresis Equipment
  • PolarimeterUltraviolet and Visible Spectrophotometers
  • Infrared Spectrometer
  • CEM Discover Microwave Reactor
  • Smog Chamber

Acadia Centre for Microstructural Analysis (ACMA)

  • Bruker 300 MHz NMR Spectrometer
  • Polarization Modulation Infrared Reflection Absorption Spectroscopy
  • Scanning Electron Microscope
  • Transmission Electron Microscope
  • Confocal Microscope
  • Atomic Force Microscope
  • Electrochemical Quartz Nanobalance

KC Irving Environmental Science Centre (KCIC)

  • PerkinElmer SCIEX ELAN DRC-e Inductively Coupled Plasma - Plasma Mass Spectrometer (CFI LOF)
  • Elemental Analyzer (CHNS)
  • DNA Sequencer
  • Ultracentrifuge
  • Growth Chambers

For more information visit the KCIC website