Qingrong Huang, Ph. D.

 

Instruments in Huang's Lab

 

NanoScope IIIA Multimode AFM with liquid cell

nanoscope

Nicon TE-2000 Inverted Fluorescence Microscope (FRAP, DIC, Phase Contrast, and Bright Field)

TE-2000

Rudolph AutoEL II Ellipsometer (three wavelengths-405 nm, 633 nm, and 830 nm) (Manu)

ellipsometer

Brookhaven 90Plus Dynamic Light Scattering setup with BI-9000AT Digital Autocorrelator

autocorrelator

One set of Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation (QCM-D) Monitoring

qcm

Two sets of Research Quartz Crystal Microbalance (RQCM)

rqcm

Two FT-IR Systems: 

(1) Thermal Nicolet Nexus 670 FT-IR with Mid-IR, Near IR, Liquid N2 MCT detectors, Attenuated Total Reflectance (ATR) and Smart SAGA Grazing Angle  reflectance accessories.

nikolet

(2) Perkin Elmer Spectrum BX (mid-IR) and Near IR System (NIRS)

perkin

Dynamic Contact Angle and Surface Tension (pendant drop) System

vca

One Dionex HPLC with PDA and auto-sample injection system,  and one Waters 600 SEC/GPC/GFC System with UV detector.

hplc

Brookfield Digital Viscometer with UL Adapter

viscometer

Sun Blade 2500 2 CPU Workstation

sun

High Pressure Homogenizer

c3

  • Two High-Speed Homogenizers

  • Spin Coater for biochip preparation

  • UV/Ozone Cleaner

  • Water Recirculator (-30 - 200 ºC, stability: 0.01 ºC)

  • Vacuum Oven, six Regular Ovens

  • UV-Vis Spectrometer

  • Two Ultrasonicators

  • Two centrifuge machines

  • Brinkmann Probe Colorimeter (model 910) 

  • GC (Varian)

Chemical synthesis:

Three fume-hoods, one vacuum line, three rotary evaporators, different glassware for routine chemical synthesis and modification.

Cell Culture:

Water jacketed CO2 incubator, Biosafety Cabinate, Level II. 

Other instruments used

  • Small-Angle Neutron Scattering (SANS)

  • Small-Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS) 

  • ARES Stress Rheometer

  • Field-Emission SEM

  • TEM

  • Electrophoretic Light Scattering (ELS)

  • Surface Laser Light Scattering (SLLS)

  • Capillary Electrophoresis (CE)

  • Steady-State and Time-Resolved Fluorescence Spectroscopy

  • DSC, TGA

  • DMA