Rice University

Shared Equipment Authority

Miscellaneous

Circular Dichroism (CD) Spectropolarimeter

NOTE: THIS INSTRUMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE TO EXTERNAL USERS WITHOUT APPROVAL FROM DR. J. SILBERG, joff@rice.edu.

 

CD Spectropolarimeter with fluorescence and rapid kinetics attachments will facilitate basic biophysical studies of protein structure, folding, and metallocofactor biosynthesis, structural and stability analyses of bionanomaterials, and evaluation of the activities of newly designed pharmaceuticals.

Laser cutter: Universal X-660 Laser Cutter Platform

Universal Laser Systems, Inc., Model X-660 Laser Platform is a computer controlled Laser Cutter for machining acrylic and non-metalic  materials.  The instrument has a 10-60 watt CO2 Laser and a working platform area of 32\ x 18\".  The laser is capable of operating in optimized raster or vector engraving, vector cutting or vector/raster process modes. Maximum part size for this instrument is 32" wide, 18" deep, and 1/2" thick.  NOTE: Users must bring their print drawings prepared for cutting. Additional preparation time may be charged for CAD preparation.