Department of Chemistry

(UGC-SAP & DST-FIST Sponsored)
Anna University, Chennai
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Department of Chemistry

(UGC-SAP & DST-FIST Sponsored)

Anna University, Chennai
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FACILITIES

Sophisticated Instrumentation facility, Department of Chemistry, Anna University, Chennai - 600 025

S.No Instrument Name Photo Specification Form
1 Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM with EDX)(Model : TESCAN VEGA3 XMU)

Technical Specification:

  • Resolution: 3.0 nm at 30 kV (High vacuum) or better 4.0 nm at 30 kV (Low vacuum) or better
  • Magnification: From 5X to 1,000,000X in both high and low vacuum modes
  • Acceleration Voltage: 200 V to 30 kV

  • Probe current: Variable from 0.5 pA to 2 μA or better
  • Filament: Pre-centered Tungsten Filament./LaB6 filament.
  • Detectors: A) Secondary Electron (SE) B) Back Scattered Electron (BSE) Detector
  • EDS Specialty elemental mapping facility, provision for quantitative and qualitative analysis
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    2 Universal Testing Machine (UTM)(Model - HOUNSFIELD 50 KN)

    Technical Specification:

  • Capacity - 50 kN
  • Load cells available - 50 kN
  • Maximum crosshead travel - 1000 mm
  • Testing speed range - 0.001 to 1000 mm/min
  • Maximum crosshead speed at 5 kN 500 mm/min
  • Jog speed - 0.001 to 1000 mm/min
  • Return speed - 0.001 to 750 mm/min
  • Frame stiffness - 100kN/mm
  • Dimensions (H × W × D) 1600 mm × 650 mm × 450 mm
  • Weight Available Grips for 115 kg Membranes, Metal sheets (Thickness upto 5 mm), and Compression (Diameter 50 mm)
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    3 Rheometer(Model: Bohlin Geini II)

    Technical Specification:

  • Torque range: 0.05µNm to 200mNm in controlled stress & rate viscometry 0.05µNm to 200mNm in controlled stress & strain oscillation
  • Torque resolution : Better than 1nNm
  • Position resolution : 50nrad
  • Frequency range : 1µHz to 150Hz
  • Controlled speed range (CR mode): 0.01mrad s-1 to 600rad s-1
  • Measurable speed range (CS mode): 10nrad s-1 to 600rad s-1
  • Normal force N1 measurement range: 0.001N to 20N (50N optional)
  • Temperature range (dependent on control used): 0ºC to 80ºC
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    4 Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC)(Model: Shimadzu LC-20 AD, RID-10A, CTO-20A)

    Technical Specification:

  • Sample Properties: Sample must be dissolved in THF (Tetrahydrofuran) solvent
  • Sample quantity : 5 to 10 mg
  • MW range : 500 to 300000 MW
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    5 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR (40 MHz))

    Technical Specification:

  • Dimensions : 58 x 43 x 40cm
  • Weight : 55kg
  • Frequency : 42.5MHz Proton
  • Resolution : 50% linewidth < 1Hz 0.55% linewidth < 40Hz Sensitivity : > 10:1 for 0.1% ethylbenzene single scan
  • Sample : Standard 5mm OD NMR sample tubes, at least 7” length
  • Lock : Fast automatic lock. Deuterated solvent not required
  • Magnet : Permanent and cryogen free
  • No need Deuterated solvents
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    6 UV spectrophotometer

    Technical Specification:

  • Optical system Czerny-Turner mount Double beam monochromator
  • Wavelength Range : 190 - 110 nm
  • Photometric Range : Abs - 3.3 to 3.3 % T 0 to 300
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    7 Theromo Gravimetric Analysis (Model:DIAMOND TG/DTA)

    Technical Specification:

  • Temperature range : Ambient to 800° C
  • Heating Rate : 1 to 100 °C/min
  • Balance Type : Horizontal differential type
  • Atmosphere : Air, Inert Gas (N, Ar)
  • Pure Gas flow rate : 0 - 1000 ml/min
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    8 BET Analyzer Quantochrome -
    9 Gas Chromatography (GC)

    Technical Specification:

  • Gas chromatograph GC-17A is the digitally controlled instrument.
  • Setting of methodical parameters can be done either from GC keyboard as through serial (RS-232) connection with controlling software.
  • The main peculiarities of the instrument are: the absence of built-in ADC, but presence of detector amplifiers.
  • Wide-range FID amplifier has output both linear and logarithmic signal in the range (0..1 V) at the rear instrument panel.
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