Equipment

 

Cutting edge equipment in chemical and environment analysis are open to all PolyU staff and students. UCEA provide training and sample acquisition for different application.

MC-ICP-MS


The Thermo Scientific Neptune Plus high resolution multicollector ICP-MS is used to characterize the isotope composition of different elements in a variety of different materials including sediments, fluids, rocks and biological phases.

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Orbitrap MS with LC


Thermo Fisher Orbitrap Fusion Lumos Mass Spectrometer is a high resolution mass spectrometer that is capable of collecting high quality MS and tandem MS data for both non-targeted and targeted analysis.

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Field Emission SEM


The TESCAN MAIA3 is an ultra-high resolution SEM with excellent imaging capabilities in the whole range of beam energies.

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Mercury Detection Platform


MA-3000 is designed to automatically quantify total mercury level in various types of samples included biological tissue, food, water, solid etc. with minimum sample preparation.

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Nano-FTIR


An ultimate goal in modern chemistry is the non-invasive chemical mapping of materials with nanometer scale resolution. A variety of high-resolution imaging techniques exist (e.g. electron microscopy or scanning probe microscopy).

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Chemical Ionization TOF-MS


The Chemical Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer (ToF-CIMS) combines chemical ionization with high-resolution time of flight mass spectrometry and for sensitive, real-time identification and quantification of gas-phase compounds in sampled air.

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Amino Acid Analyzer


HITACHI L-8900 is engineered to detect 20 natural amino acids in pico-mole level in various types of samples included protein hydrolysate, food, beverage, as well as physiological fluid fully automatically.

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Ion Mobility TOF-MS


Waters Synapt G2-Si High Definition Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometer is a high resolution mass spectrometer coupled with an ion mobility separation for chemical analysis.

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Solid-State NMR


Solid-state NMR (SSNMR) spectroscopy is a powerful tool to define the supramolecular structure of inorganic-organic hybrids, proteins and polymers; investigate chemical shifts during reactions; and identify the reaction site of different polymers.

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Proton-Transfer Reaction TOF-MS


The Proton Transfer Reaction Quadrupole ion Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometric (PTR-QiToFMS) is a fast and ultra-sensitive instrument for trace analysis of volatile organic compounds at a very high time-resolution and mass resolving power.

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3rd Gen DNA Sequencer


The PacBio Sequel system: Our facility equips with the third generation sequencer PacBio Sequel, utilizing Single Molecule Real-Time sequencing (SMRT) technology launched in September 2015 by Pacific Biosciences in California, United States.

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FlowCAT


FlowCAT Flow Chemistry catalytic Reactions Unit is a fixed-bed continuous flow reactor for catalytic and thermal conversions. The FlowCAT is a high pressure continuous flow reactor...

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Semi-preparative HPLC


The Waters Semi-Preparative HPLC system equipped with 2535 Quaternary Gradient Module is a four solvent, low pressure mixing gradient pump (up to 50 mL/min) that serves as a solvent delivery device for purification systems.

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Portable NIR and Raman


The BWTEK i-Spec Plus is a diffuse reflectance near-infrared spectrophotometer platform with a built-in integrating sphere and tablet PC, making it perfect for customers to develop mobile applications.

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Micro-Raman


The new inVia Qontor is Renishaw's most advanced Raman microscope. With the addition of Renishaw's latest innovation, LiveTrack™ focus tracking technology.

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Micropore Analyzer


The ASAP 2020 Plus can be configured to your specific needs with the option of upgrading at a later date as your analytical requirements change, maximizing the utility of this instrument and your investment.

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UPLC System


ACQUITY UPLC H-class system delivers higher quality of separations of target compound with flexibility to run different mode of chromatography all on the same system.

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GC with FID/TCD


Agilent 7890B Gas Chromatography (GC) with flame ionization detector (FID) and Thermal Conductivity Detector (TCD) is used for qualitative and quantitative analysis of organic compound.

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HPLC wit DAD


Agilent 1260 Infinity II High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) is used for separation and characterization of chemical and biological compounds in synthetic mixtures, natural products (e.g. herbal medicines), foods, environmental samples etc.

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