Facilities in the Radiation Chemistry Laboratory


The following facilities are available :
  • Perkin Elmer LS-55 Luminescence Spectrometer
  • Shimadzu UVPC-1601 UV Visible Absorption Spectrophotometer
  • Perkin Elmer Spectrum GX : Fourier Transform Infra-red Spectrometer
  • Malvern Nano-ZS : Dynamic Light Scattering
  • Waters High Performance Liquid Chromotography system

Available Resources



Optical Spectroscopy
Perkin Elmer LS-55 Luminescence Spectrometer
  • Synchronous fluorescence scan
  • Optical anisotropy & polarization measurements feasible
  • Kinetics scan possible
  • Possibility for Low temperature luminescence spectroscopy
  • Wavelength range (200 – 800 nm)
  • Front surface accessory for thin films and solid samples
Shimadzu UVPC-1601 UV-Visible Absorption Spectrophotometer
  • Wavelength range (200 – 1100 nm)
  • Kinetic Scan is feasible
  • Concentration determination is possible
  • Optical band-gap measurement
  • Used for Material characterization


Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer
Perkin Elmer Spectrum GX FTIR Spectrometer
  • KBr 4mm thick cell windows (For hygroscopic materials)
  • ZnSe window (For non hydroscopic materials)
  • Rectangular CaF2 Cell Window
  • Sources
    • Mid/Far IR (10000 - 20 cm-1),
    • Near-IR (15000 - 1200 cm-1)
    • and dual (15000 - 30 cm-1) internal sources.
    • An additional port is available for external sources, Emission measurements and Raman spectroscopy.
  • Resolution
    &nsbp; &nsbp; Continuously variable: range of 0.15- 0.3 cm -1
  • Scan velocities
    &nsbp; &nsbp Continuously variable: 0.05 - 5.0 cm/sec.

Hight Attenuation Total Reflection (HATR) Facility is useful for thin film and high absorbing material


High Performance Liquid Chromotography
Waters HPLC system
  • Waters 996 Photodiode Array Detector
    • Wavelength Range: 190 to 800 nm
    • Wavelength Accuracy: ±1nm
    • Linearity Range: 5% at 2.0 AU
    • Spectral Resolution: 1.2 nm
  • Waters 600E Multisolvent Delivery System
  • No. of Eluents: 1 to 4
  • Operating flow range:
    • 0.00 to 45 ml/min (225 µl heads)
    • 0.00 to 20 ml/min (100 µl heads)
  • Composition Range:
        0-100% (programmable in 1% increments for each of reservoirs)
  • Composition Accuracy:
        Better than 1.0%, independent of pressure
  • Programmable Pressure Limits:
    • Lower: 0 to 5950 psi
    • Upper: 51 to 6000 psi




Use in separation and characterization of different components in a mixture liquid phase in nanomolar level

Recent Users

UV-Vis Spectrophotometer
Prof. M. Radhakrishna I I I Technology, Allahabad
Ms. Hemlatha Bhojan Bharathiar University
Dr. Sanjit Dey Calcutta University
Dr. S. Kumar, Jadavpur University
Dr. P.K. Bag Calcutta University
Dr. M. Chakraborty Jadavpur University
Dr. C. Roy Chowdhury Kalna Collge
Prof. B. Ghosh Jadavpur University
Shri. Jijo Abraham Mahatma Gandhi University
Ms. Barnita Makhal I.I.T. Roorkee
Dr. S.K. Das Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre
Prof. S.C. Bhattacharyya Jadavpur University
Prof. Alokmoy Dutta Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics
Luminiscence Spectrometer
Dr. Arabindo Nayak Presidency College, Kolkata
Dr. A K Datta Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Dr. S K Das VECC, Kolkata
Dr. Pushan Banerjee Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Dr. D Jana Calcutta University
Dr. S C Bhattacharya Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Dr. B Ghosh Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Dr. K Mukherjea Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Dr. Swapan Pradhan Burdwan University
Dr Pabitra Chakraborty Burdwan University, West Bengal
Dynamic Light Scattering
Dr S K Dey W B U T
Dr. S C Bhattacharya Jadavpur University
Dr. (Ms) Uma Sharma Vikram University
Ms Hemlatha Bhojan Bharathiar University
Dr. S K Das VECC
Dr.(Ms) Swati De Kalyani University
Dr Kamalika Sen University of Calcutta
Dr N Kalarikkal Mahatma Gandhi University
Dr C Saha W B U T



Contact : Dr. Abijit Saha : abhijit@alpha.iuc.res.in