University of Pittsburgh



State of the art equipment and more than 20 staff, instructional specialists, and technical support personnel are integral parts of the department's extensive infrastructure.

The department is equipped with a wide variety of instrumentation, including scanning tunneling microscopes; specialized instrumentation for combinatorial chemistry; nine FTIR systems; an array of ESCA, AUGER, ESDIAD, EEL, afterglow, and Raman spectrometers; a vibrating sample magnetometer; more than 30 high-power laser systems; and a full complement of standard chemical research instruments.