Centralized Laboratory Instrumentation Facility
|CENTRAL INSTRUMENTATION FACILITY(CIF)
Universities shall be
the centers of excellence in both teaching and research by which
contribute to Nation development. Equipments and facilities of
university should help the faculty, research scholars and students
to carry out globally competitive research in basic and Applied
Sciences. Centralized Laboratory Offering was launched in
2005 at Acharya Nagarjuna University with a mission to enrich the
resources on a shared basis among stake holders of the university.
Objectives of CIF:
To strengthen technological infrastructure to carry out advanced
research in various science disciplines under one roof and make
their services available to other public and private departments.
To provide guidance in acquisition of data and train personnel in
operation and maintenance of sophisticated instruments.
To enable research scholars to turn out innovative research projects
by making them to get acquaintance with the operation of
sophisticated equipments, regularly used by them.
The instruments available in CIF
are given below:
HIGH PERFORMANCE LIQUID CHROMOTOGRAPH (HPLC)
RF-10A XL Fluorescence detector,
SPD-M10A VP Diode Airway Detector,
LC-10At VP Liquid Chromatograph
CTO-10As Column oven
HPLC is used for separation of compounds such as amino acids,
organic compounds on the basis of polarity and partition coefficient
of mobile and stationary phase.
GAS LIQUID CHROMOTOGRAPH (GLC)
This instrument is used for analysis
of volatile compounds on the basis of polarity and partition
coefficient of mobile and stationary
phase. The assay can be both qualitative and quantitative.
Range: 200-1100 nm
To study the absorption spectra of metal ions
embedded in solids, in order
to obtain the information about the local symmetry including the ion
sites and its valence state. The
spectra are also help full in estimating the optical band gap of the
ATOMIC ABSORPTION SPECTROPHOTOMETER
Model: AAs 932 Plus
Sample details: Both solid and liquid form.
The element analysis can be done both
and quantitatively on the basis of absorption
and emission principle.
Make: Sorvall Discover
Model: M120 SE
RPM: 10,000 to 1,20,000 rpm
Temp. range: 4°C to 40° C
It is used for separation of cell organ ekes, sample fractions and
to determine the sedimentation coefficients and molecular
weight of compounds.
MAC hot air oven
Make: Macro scientific Works
5°C to 300° C
Application: It ensures
good mixing, strong
dispersion and maintains higher temperature
uniformity inside the chamber and is used
in various experiments of microbiology, cell
cultivation of animals and plants and also in
industries and R & D labs etc.
How to utilize the Facility
Those who wish to use the facility may download the application form
from the Acharya Nagarjuna University website (www.anu.ac.in) and send filled-in form by post or e-mail to the Director.
The charges for analysis are also indicated in the website. You will
be allotted date with time slot for performing analysis on your
Central Instrumentation Facility
Acharya Nagarjuna University
Guntur, Andhra Pradesh