The Department has excellent working culture and facilities to carry out research in forefront areas of Chemistry. Research facilities include EPR (X-band), NMR (400 and 60 MHz), Single Crystal XRD, FT-IR, GC-MS, HPLC, Digital Polarimeter, Atomic Absorption Spectrometer, Glove Box and Silicon graphics to conduct research in areas such as Magnetic Resonance, Organic Synthesis, Solid-State Chemistry, Photocatalysis of Nano particles, Inorganic Photochemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Porphyrin Chemistry, Green Chemistry and Theoretical Chemistry. The Department has excellent computational facility and computer networking for intra and internet. Other sophisticated instruments such as ESI-MS, C/H/N/S analyzer, X-ray fluorescence, EPR (Q-band), etc will be added very shortly. All the faculty members have individual laboratories with good research equipments to carry out day-to-day research. The scholars have access to several online journals and databases. The faculty members have Research collaborations with other departments in the University and other National / International Universities. Research seminars, invited lectures and group discussions are constantly held for the benefit of faculty, research scholars and students. The Department also conducts national seminars and DST-PAC meetings to strengthen the research activities.
Sophisticated analytical instruments available in the Department of Chemistry, Pondicherry University and the details of User Fee charges are given below. We welcome researchers to utilize them by paying required fees as per terms and conditions of Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India.
a Amount is for the first 4 hours; Additional hours will be charged @ 1/4th charge per hour.
b Along with each sample (of not more than 1 mg) 3 clean empty 2 mL glass vials of highest quality should be provided. If not, handling charges of Rs. 200/- per sample will be levied.
c Spectroscopic grade solvents should be provided by the user; if not additional charges of Rs. 200/- per sample will be levied.
Any researcher from outside the Department of Chemistry desirous of using the equipment may remit the appropriate amount of fees in the Pondicherry University Account (Old A/c No. 204, New No: 413264171) by way of challan or submit a copy of electronic receipt of online payment made in the name of Finance Officer, Pondicherry (A/c No. 413264171, Indian Bank). Contact Address: The Professor & Head, Department of Chemistry, Pondicherry University, Puducherry - 605 014. Email: email@example.com ; Ph.No.: 0413-2654410