Instruments

Instruments housed in the Mani lab

Laser Spectroscopy

femtosecond transient absorption spectroscopy

excitation range: Ti:sapphire laser with OPA; 285-2600 nm

detection range: visible & mid-IR

time range: ~50 fs to 8 ns

nanosecond transient absorption and emission spectroscopy

excitation source: Nd:YAG laser with OPO; 355, 400-2500 nm

detection range: visible; equipped with ICCD and PMT

time range: ~10 ns to ms

*Cryostat is available for both fs and ns measurements.

Other Instruments

Spectrophotometer

Potentiostat

Equipment for organic synthesis (rotary evaporators, Schlenk lines, etc…)

Instruments outside UConn Chemistry

Pulse Radiolysis

We use the Laser- Electron Accelerator Facility (LEAF) at Brookhaven National Laboratory.