As a group, we specialize primarily in inorganic and organometallic synthesis. Most of our equipment consists of specialized glassware for handling air and moisture sensitive compounds. Chief among these is an inert gas/vacuum manifold, used with Schlenk-type flasks to carry out reactions with rigorous exclusion of air.
Our labs are also equipped with fume hoods for an added measure of protection against chemical vapors.
For the handling and transferring of compounds, especially solids, under inert gas we have two one-user glove boxes, equipped with automatic inert gas pressure regulation, recirculation and catalyst regeneration, as well as refrigeration for temperature sensitive compounds.
A network of stills provides many common solvents, air and moisture free, whenever needed.