Mass Spectrometry Facility

Chromatography and Mass Spectrometers

  • Agilent 6540 Q-Tof MS-MS with nanoLC-Chip for metabolite ID, discovery proteomics, metabolomics, etc. in GCIS E240
  • Agilent 6460 Triple Quad MS-MS with 1290 UHPLC for MRM Quantitation in GCIS E240
  • Bruker Ultraflextreme MALDI-Tof-Tof for Non-volatile Organics, Polymers, Peptides and Proteins in GCIS E240
  • Varian Saturn 2000 GCMS/MS for Volatile and Semivolatile Samples in Searle 340
  • Agilent 6224 Tof-MS for Accurate Mass Analyses in Searle 340
  • Agilent 6130 LCMS for Molecular Weight Confirmation in GCIS 449
  • Varian Saturn 2200 GCMS/MS for Volatile and Semivolatile Samples in GCIS E449
  • Agilent 7890B GC with FID and TCD Detectors for Gas Samples in GCIS E411

IR Instrumentation

  • Thermo Nicolet 6700 Mid-FTIR in SCL 340
  • Thermo NEXUS 670 Near-, Far-, and Mid-FTIR with ATR Accessory (for Powder Samples) in GCIS E449

Inductively Coupled Plasma Facility

  • Agilent 700 Series Inductively Coupled Plasma - Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP-OES) for Metal Elemental Analyses in GCIS E247C. Managed by Dr. Dmitri Talapin, e-mail:; phone: (773) 834-2607.
  • Agilent 7700x Inductively Coupled Plasma - Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) for Metal Elemental Analyses in GCIS E547C. Managed by Dr. Wenbin Lin, e-mail:; Phone: (773) 834-7163.

Publication Acknowledgments

Please acknowledge the NSF instrumentation grant CHE-1048528 in publications that include results or spectra obtained at the Mass Spectrometry Facility

Facility Details

P: 773-834-8905
Facility Manager Dr. C. Jin Qin
Mass Spectrometry Facility
929 E. 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637
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