UW CHEMISTRY NMR

Announcments & Equipment Logs

April, 2016

ALERT ! AV500 – PLANNED DISRUPTION NEXT MONDAY

The BBI probe is observed to have some grounding issues on the X-channel, that makes tuning/matching difficult when you run ‘wobb’.  We will remove the probe to take care of this on the bench on Monday forenoon, the 2nd May ’16.  I expect this to be a short operation. NMR Facility Manager 4/29/16

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UPDATE ! AV500 – SYSTEM RELEASED FOR USE

The probehead is fixed. We are yet to complete some temperature stability tests after the repair but this will be taken up tomorrow or later.  As of now, users are invited to start using the instrument.

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ALERT ! AV500 – IS DOWN UNTIL FURTHER UPDATES

Probehead has a broken insert glass and we are in the process of fixing the issue. We are hopeful the instrument will return to regular use before the end of the day.  Nevertheless,  users who blocked the instrument this afternoon might consider cancelling the time and look at other instruments.

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GENTLE REMINDER : PAY FOR YOUR NMR TIME BEFORE USING !

Our NMR facility is a collective enterprise and we all have tacitly agreed to play fairly and by the rules, when we got the access privilege.  So, how much ever urgent your need is or however ‘quick and short’ a run will be,  you are doing a disservice to your fellow researchers,  if you simply […]

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ALERT ! GOOD NEWS TO ALL NMR USERS ! – FREE TOPSPIN SOFTWARE

Bruker Biospin has recently announced that the TOPSPIN software that is being used for all our spectrometers, will be available for FREE to all ACADEMIC USERS.  Click on the following link to their web page announcing this news. Free Topspin processing software It turns out that you have to register from your academic id and […]

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AN APPEAL ! – PROPER USE OF NMR TIME

Many users have pointed out in the recent past that NMR times get booked on instruments but they simply go unused.   Though this is something difficult to police on a day to day basis,  I did stumble upon such a sample occurrence today.  On the one hand, I am very happy that our NMR facility […]

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AV700 UPDATE! – PABBO SOLUTIONS PROBE INSTALLED

The PABBO solutions probe, which tunes to 1H{X}, has been installed on the av700. It is now available for solutions use. If you encounter any problems, please log it in the online log, as well as contact the Facility Managers.

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NOTE ! NEW PRINTER HAS REPLACED THE AGING ONE…

As a end user, you should not notice any difference, but in case if you face any issues printing from within Topspin, please inform me or Adrienne. Promptly post a log if you run into any difficulty.  Thank you for your cooperation. NMR Facility Manager    

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