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The Department of Chemistry is located in the Park Science Center together with the other science departments. Chemistry research and teaching activities are carried out in 50,000 square feet of space, including 35,000 square feet in two wings completed in 1992 and 15,000 square feet of space renovated in 1993. Research instrumentation includes:

  • 400 MHz Bruker Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer
  • Waters LC-MS with Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometer (ESI-MS)
  • Atomic-Force Microscope
  • Gas Chromatograph-Mass spectrometer (GC-MS)
  • Fourier Transform-Infrared (FT-IR) spectrophotometers
  • Fluorescence spectrophotometer
  • Ultraviolet-Visible (UV-vis) spectrophotometers
  • High-Pressure Liquid Chromatographs (HPLC)
  • Liquid scintillation counter
  • Inert atmosphere glove box and multiple Schlenk vacuum lines for anaerobic chemistry
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  • Cold rooms
  • Ultracentrifuge
  • Potentiostats and Biopotentiostat
  • MacPro (3.2 GHz processor and 32 GB memory) running Gaussian09
  • Four computational servers with Gaussian 03 and Sybyl 6.92
  • Machine shop staffed with two full-time machinists skilled in scientific apparatus design and construction
  • Outstanding library resources, including Scifinder Scholar; a campus collection comprised of over one million volumes, including books, documents, microform, and multimedia material; a tri-college collection with Haverford and Swarthmore of one million-plus titles; over 550 journal subscriptions in the sciences with internet access to the most recent issues.
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Department of Chemistry

Park Science Building
Bryn Mawr College
101 N. Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19101
Phone: 610-526-7374
Fax: 610-526-5086