Laboratory for Chemical Synthesis and Characterization

University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
What the facility does

Chemical synthesis and characterization

Areas of expertise

The Laboratory for Chemical Synthesis and Characterization  is focused on the development of new technologies and major fundamental advances in inorganic chemistry that have the potential to influence commercial processes for the production of polymers, materials and specialty chemicals. 

Research services

Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, single crystal X-ray diffraction

Sectors of application
  • Chemical industries
  • Clean technology
  • Energy (renewable and fossil)
  • Environmental technologies and related services
  • Manufacturing and processing

Specialized lab



X-ray Diffraction Laboratory

X-ray diffractometer

Single crystal XRD function

NMR Laboratory

NMR spectrometer

Chemical characterization


Synthetic laboratory

Chemical preparation

  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)
  • Digital Specialty Chemicals Limited
  • Pfizer
  • NOVA Chemicals Corporation