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Instruments

NMR data in the spectrometers can be accessed directly from the lab's workstations for off-line processing an plotting.  User's data can also be downloaded via sftp but only from within the Chemistry Department and a few selected University locations.

Varian Vnmrs 700 (Ytterbium)

  • 700 MHz (17.6 Tesla) Premium Shielded Magnet.
  • One high band and two low band radio frequency channels; 14 bit 80 MHz ADC provides effective 20 bit dynamic range at 10kHz spectral width.
  • Antivibration legs system.
  • Waveform generator in all channels for shaped pulses.
  • Temperature range: -150° to 150° C (see below for probe specs).
  • Pulsed Field Gradient (62 G/cm).
  • Dual Channel ProTune module.
  • Variable temperature preconditioning unit controls temperature from -40° to +100° C.Typically used for long term experiments, H/C/X triple resonance experiments and biomolecular experiments.
  • Installed March 2011.
Varian 5 mm PFG AutoX Broadband Probe (default)
  • Frequency range: H1 / N15-P31
  • Temperature range: -80° to +130° 
  • CSensitivity: H1=620, C13=445, P31=250, N15=50
  • Other features: auto tunable
Varian 5 mm PFG H{C/N} Triple Resonance AutoX Probe
  • Frequency range: H1 {C13/N15}
  • Temperature range: -20° to +80° C
  • Sensitivity: H1=1720, C13=210
  • Other features: auto tunable (proton channel only)

Varian Vnmrs 600 (Neodymium)

  • 600 MHz (14.1 Tesla) Premium Shielded Magnet
  • Two radio frequency channels
  • Antivibration legs system
  • Waveform generator for shaped pulses
  • Temperature range: -150 to 150 C (see below for probe specs)
  • Pulsed field gradient (62 G/cm)
  • Dual channel ProTune module
  • Located in room 3411A and used for both routine and long term experiments.
  • Refurbished: Sep 2020

Varian 5mm PFF AutoX Dual Broadband probe     

  • Frequency range: H1-F19 / N15-P31
  • Temperature range: -80 to +130 C.
  • Sensitivity: H1=520 , F19=636 , C13=376, N15=35, P31=180
  • Other features: auto tunable

Bruker Avance Neo 500 (Carbon)

  • Ascend 500 MHz/54 mm long hold time magnet (11.76 Tesla)
  • Two radio frequency channels
  • 10 A Gradient amplifier
  • Antivibration legs
  • BSVT Variable Temperature Control and BCU II unit
  • SampleCase Plus 60
  • Installed: December 2021

Prodigy BBO (Default probe)

  • Sensitivity: H1=1568, F19=1786, C13=843, N15=90, P31=580
  • Frequency range: H1-F19 / N15-B10, Se77-P31
  • Temperature range: -40 to +150 C.
  • Z gradient with 60 G/cm
  • Automated tuning and matching

iProbe SmartProbe BBO

  • Sensitivity: H1=885, F19=497, C13=348, N15=47, P31=345
  • Frequency range: H1 / F19-Hg199, O17-Ag109
  • Temperature range: -150 to +150 C.
  • Z gradient with 50 G/cm
  • Automated tuning and matching

Varian Vnmrs 500 (Tellurium)

  • 500 MHz (11.7 Tesla) Premium Shielded Magnet.
  • Two high band and one low band radio frequency channels; 14 bit 80 MHz ADC provides effective 20 bit dynamic range at 10kHz spectral width.
  • Antivibration legs system.
  • Waveform generator in all channels for shaped pulses.
  • Temperature range: -150° to 150° C (see below for probe specs).
  • Pulsed Field Gradient (62 G/cm).
  • Dual Channel ProTune module.
  • Variable temperature preconditioning unit controls temperature from -40° to +100° C.Typically used for long term experiments and H/F/X triple resonance experiments.Installed: May 2010.
Varian 5 mm PFG OneNMR Probe (default)
  • Frequency range: H1-F19/ N15-P31
  • Temperature range: -80° to +130° C
  • Sensitivity: H1=660, F19=850, C13=260, P31=188, N15=27
  • Other features: auto tunable
Varian 5 mm PFG H/F{X} Triple Resonance AutoX Probe
  • Frequency range: H1/F19/ {N15-P31}
  • Temperature range: -80° to +130° C
  • Sensitivity: H1=734, F19=750, C13=136
  • Other features: auto tunable on H1 and X

Varian MR400 (Gallium)

  • 400 MHz (9.4 Tesla) Premium Shielded Magnet.
  • Two radio frequency channels.
  • Antivibration legs system.
  • Waveform generator for shaped pulses.
  • Temperature range: -150° to 150° C (see below for probe specs).
  • Pulsed Field Gradient (21 G/cm) .
  • Dual Channel ProTune module.
  • Typically used for routine analysis and long term acquisitions. Can detect H1, F19, C13, P31, B11 and other heteronuclei.
  • Installed: Feb 2008.
Varian 5 mm PFG AutoX Dual Broadband probe (default)
  • Frequency range: H1-F19 / N15-P31
  • Temperature range: -80° to +130° C
  • Sensitivity: H1=306, F19=348, C13=205, N15=21, P31=170
  • Other features: auto tunable
Varian 5 mm PFG AutoX Indirect Detection probe
  • Frequency range:  H1 {N15-P31}
  • Temperature range: -80° to +130° C
  • Sensitivity: H1=660, C13=90
  • Other features: auto tunable

Varian MR400 (Cobalt)

  • 400 MHz (9.4 Tesla) Premium Shielded Magnet.
  • Two radio frequency channels.
  • Antivibration legs system.
  • Waveform generator for shaped pulses.
  • Temperature range: -150° to 150° C (see below for probe specs).
  • Pulsed Field Gradient (21 G/cm).
  • Dual Channel ProTune module.
  • Walk-up instrument (no reservations required). Typically used for quick, routine analyses. Can detect only H1, F19, C13 and P31. No tuning required.
  • Installed: Feb 2008.
Varian autoswitchable probe (quad, default)
  • Frequency range: H1/F19/C13/P31
  • Temperature range: -20° to +80° C
  • Sensitivity: H1=234, C13=142, F19=311, P31=102
  • Lineshape:  0.29, 2.23, 4.47.
  • Other features: Z-gradient, 5 mm; no tuning required.

Varian Inova 400 (Zirconium)

  • 400 MHz (9.4 Tesla) Oxford Magnet.
  • Two radio frequency channels.
  • TMC antivibration system.
  • Waveform generator for shaped pulses.
  • Z-axis pulsed field gradient moduleVariable Temperature unit.
  • SMS 50 Automatic Sample Changer
  • This instrument is now located in room 2407 and is used for routine 1D H/C/F/P in the undergraduate labs. Usually available during the summer for research
Varian 4 nucleus Auto·nmr probe (quad4nuc)
  • Frequency range: H1/F19/C13/P31
  • Temperature range: -20° to +80°C
  • Sensitivity: H1=143, C13=108, F19=169, P31=63
  • Other features: Z-gradient, 5 mm; no tuning required

Data stations

Five Hewlett-Packard Z420 computers, 3.6 GHz with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Vnmrj 4.2. A licensed copy of MestReNova is available in one of the workstations.

 


For questions contact Eugenio Alvarado
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