UW CHEMISTRY NMR

Announcments & Equipment Logs

September, 2012

AV500 : NEW COMPUTER IN PLACE

The upgrade to a new PC box is complete.  The spectrometer is tested to be behaving normally.  Please keep the facility staff posted of any new observations.  Users should be able to notice a big improvement in the speed with which the system responds, both during login as well as during a Topspin session.  Thank […]

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AV300, AV500: PRINTING OK

The long standing problem of not able to print spectra from either the Topspin window or with the xwinPlot, plot editor program is now resolved. For routine use, you can use Ctrl-P  to print whatever is displayed in a active Topspin window to the printer, without the necessity of starting the plot editor.  

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AV500 : UPDATE – SYSTEM READY FOR USE

Host computer is revived.  Users can book time as usual. Please keep us posted if you noticed anything out of the ordinary.

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AV500 : ALERT – DELAY DUE TO COMPUTER ISSUES

The hard disk of host computer has gone in to automatic de-fragmenting mode and the process will take at least until 3.00 pm to complete.  I will post an update once the system is ready and functioning. Existing bookings until 3.00 pm will be cancelled due to this.

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DRX499 : VT SYSTEM UPDATE : PLEASE READ

Similar to the temperature limit test that was conducted on AV500,  we completed a test to determine the maximum allowable sample temperature that is safe within the operational constraints of the DRX499 spectrometer.   We have determined that +70 C will be the absolute maximum sample temperature that is sustainable without causing serious concerns, for an […]

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AV300 : SYSTEM READY FOR USE

The system is ready to go.  Due to an ‘operator error’  i.e. oversight from myself, the reservation calendar was blocked till now.  That is taken care of and users can book the times as usual.  Sorry for the inconvenience caused.

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AV300 : CLEANUP UPDATE

The AV300 system  is functional. We are wrapping up running a few more tests. The spectrometer will be available for use from 11.00 am.

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AV300 : NMR LAB FLOODING

An overnight flooding of the 1st floor of Bagley Hall, right above Rm.37, led to water leakage via the ceiling that drenched the AV300 console.  The lab has been mopped up and we are checking that the console is not damaged due to this incident. The AV300 console will be released to regular use, latest […]

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AV700 Probe Change

Please plan/prepare accordingly for the solid state MAS probe to be installed on September 17th, 2012.

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