March 23, 2012 marks the 50th Anniversary of Neil Bartlett’s groundbreaking discovery of the first noble gas compound. Prior to Bartlett's discovery, all chemistry textbooks were written with the...
The Department continues a strong tradition in analytical chemistry.
analytical atomic spectroscopy
marine and environmental analytical chemistry
Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance (FT-ICR) mass spectrometry (initially developed at UBC)
new techniques and instrumentation for mass spectrometry with applications to fundamental studies of biomolecules and trace element analysis
analytical chemistry as it applies to interfaces and surfaces of materials
separation techniques, including electrophoresis and chromatograpy