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Analytical Laboratory for Environmental Science Research and Training
ANALEST serves as a multi-user instrumentation facility for researchers and courses at UofT and for outside users seeking access to state-of-the-art instrumentation. Each of our instruments is available for use by university and industry students and scientists following training.
News and Announcements
2021/01/21 - Raman Back in Service
The Bruker Senterra Raman Microscope is now available for use.
2021/01/15 - New ICP-OES
Our new Thermo iCAP Pro ICP-OES is now installed and ready for use! Video training is available. This new ICP is very user-friendly, has excellent UV performance, and has a 2D sensor capable of "full frame" scans, letting you preview all emission bands in a sample for qualitative analysis of samples with unknown composition.
2020/12/08 - ICP-MS Out of Service
The Thermo iCAP Q ICP-MS is out of service. Estimated repair: Late Jan. 2021.
2020/09/23 - Instrument Replacements
ANALEST is in the process of replacing many of our older instruments. Details are available here. If you are a current user of these instruments, please note that they will soon be removed from service, and you will be trained on their replacements. There will be some downtime during the replacement process.
2020/09/08 - ANALEST is open to authorized users from ALL University of Toronto departments
We are pleased to announce that we are now able to offer access to all University of Toronto users. Please follow instructions on the COVID-19 page to register for access.
Department of Chemistry
University of Toronto
80 St. George St.
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H6
Room: LM 9 (Basement)