Chemistry Instrumentation Services: Mass Spectrometry Instrumentation

The instrumentation facility provides access to a total of 7 mass spectrometers.

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Agilent 5977 GCMS
(EEL 210)

  • Source Type: electron ionization (EI)
  • Column: DB-5MS (non-polar)
  • Equipped with an Agilent 7890 gas chromatograph and a 150 sample autosampler.
  • Capable of unit mass resolution.
  • Best suited for analysis of mixtures of volatile low molecular weight compounds (<600 amu).
  • Primary Contact: Michelle Thibault.

Agilent 5975 GCMS
(SB134)

  • Source Type: electron ionization (EI)
  • Column: DB-17MS (mid-polar)
  • Equipped with an Agilent 6890 gas chromatograph and an 8 sample autosampler.
  • Capable of unit mass resolution.
  • Best suited for analysis of mixtures of volatile low molecular weight compounds (< 600 amu).
  • Primary Contact: Wade White .

Agilent 5973 GCMS
(SB 038)

  • Source type: electron ionization (EI)
  • Column: DB-WAX (polar)
  • Equipped with an Agilent 6890 gas chromatograph and a 100 sample autosampler.
  • Capable of unit mass resolution.
  • Best suited for analysis of mixtures of volatile low molecular weight compounds (< 600 amu).
  • Primary Contact: Jian Jun (Johnson) Li.

Agilent 6550 LC-MS Q-TOF
(SB 134)

  • Source Type: electrospray ionization (ESI)/ atmospheric pressure chemical ionization (APCI).
  • Equipped with an Agilent 1200 series HPLC.
  • Capable of high resolution and high mass accuracy.
  • Tandem mass analyzers allow for controlled fragmentation of observed species.
  • Best suited for analysis of relatively pure, high molecular weight compounds (> 200 amu).
  • Primary Contact: Wade White.

Agilent 6520 LC-MS Q-TOF
(SB 134)

  • Source Type: electrospray ionization (ESI)/ atmospheric pressure chemical ionization (APCI).
  • Equipped with an Agilent 1200 series HPLC.
  • Capable of high resolution and high mass accuracy.
  • Tandem mass analyzers allow for controlled fragmentation of observed species.
  • Best suited for analysis of relatively pure, high molecular weight compounds (> 200 amu).
  • Primary Contact: Wade White.

Bruker Autoflex III Smartbeam MALDI-TOF
(SB 032)

  • Source Type: matrix assisted laser desorption ionization (MALDI).
  • Capable of high resolution and high mass accuracy.
  • Best suited for analysis of relatively pure, high molecular weight compounds (> 400 amu).
  • Primary Contact: Jian Jun (Johnson) Li.

Waters GCT Premier GC-TOF
(SB 134)

  • Source Type: electron ionization (EI)/ chemical ionization (CI)
  • Capable of high resolution and high mass accuracy.
  • Best suited for analysis of relatively pure, low molecular weight compounds (< 600 amu).
  • Primary Contact: Michelle Thibault.