The Department of Chemistry’s Laboratory Instruments and Electronic Service provides diagnosis, repair, modification, consultation, and education of laboratory equipment and electronic instrumentation in departmental laboratories. It is a resource specific to members of the Department of Chemistry.
Departmental instruments and electronics that can be serviced include but are not limited to the following:
Laboratory instruments such as glove boxes, incubators, freezer vacuum pumps, ovens, etc.
UV-VIS spectrometers, IR and FT-IR spectrometers, polarimeters, gas and liquid chromatographs, mass spectrometers (GC/MS, LC/MS, TOFMS, FT-MS), EPR, NMR, etc.
Test instruments and fabricated electronics
Multimeters, oscilloscopes, amplifiers, function generators, signal conditioners, power supplies, electronic circuitry designs, etc.
Lasers and optical instruments
Lasers, laser power supplies, delay boxes, choppers, detectors, imagers, plate readers, microscopes, etc.
Principle, diagnosis, and repairing of chemistry laboratory instruments
A short term IAP course designed for graduate students and postdocs is in development. This course will cover principles behind and diagnosis and repair of common laboratory instrumentation.
For more information, or for questions regarding laboratory repairs, please contact:
Dr. Gang Liu, Research Specialist
Department of Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 4-069
Cambridge, MA 02139