Instrument Facilities

UPDATE May 20, 2020: Please refer to the following regarding the Reopening of the Share Instrument Facility:

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UPDATE March 19, 2020: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and in accordance with guidance from Duke University, the Shared Instrument Facility will be CLOSED beginning on March 20, 2020, and will remain closed until further notice. Walk-up instrumentation will be off limits, the doors will remain locked, and access will be restricted during thus shut down. Please contact the Facility Director with any questions.


The Duke Chemistry Shared Instrumentation Facility houses modern and diverse instrumentation for a range of analytical needs, including mass spectrometry, nuclear magnetic resonance, and a variety of supporting instruments. Most shared instruments are available for walk-up use by Duke researchers once they have received the required training. Reservations for instruments can be made online by qualified users once they have been provided access to the instrument calendars by the Facility Director. For more specific information on the instruments please use the following links:

For information regarding training, instrument access, or other concerns please contact:

Peter Silinski, Ph.D.
Director of Instrument Operations
Department of Chemistry
Box 90347
124 Science Drive
Durham, NC, 27708-0347
phone: (919) 660-1532
fax: (919) 660-1605