Center for Enabling New Technologies Through Catalysis
A NSF Center for Chemical Innovation
Tools for CENTC Researchers
Elemental Analysis Facility
An Elemental Analysis Facility has been established at the University of Rochester for use by CENTC researchers. More information is available here.
The Chemical Database is a virtual chemical storeroom for the Center. The database lists complexes, catalysts and ligands that have been synthesized and are available for sharing between labs. It can be accessed by logging in via Sharepoint here.
CENTC Sharepoint Site
The secure internal website for the Center is maintained on a Microsoft Sharepoint server provided by the University of Washington College of Arts & Sciences. It provides secure file sharing, discussions boards, calendars, and other communications tools. CENTC participants can log in here.
Several videoconference solutions are used by CENTC, with the choice depending upon the number of sites and participants connecting. The most commonly used (as of January 2012) are:
EVO: Used for large scale videoconference meetings.
Google+ Hangouts: Used for web-based videoconferences and on-the-fly chats with up to nine connections.
iChat: Used for videoconferences and on-the-fly chats with up to four Mac connections.
Skype: Used for one-on-one chats, Mac or PC.
Other videoconferences solutions CENTC has used include:
AccessGrid: Used for large scale videoconference seminars and meetings
Adobe Connect Pro: Used for web-based seminars; licence provided through UW Technology.
Additional information about video-conferencing can be found in these documents:
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