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Announcments & Equipment Logs

July, 2017

UPDATE ! AV301 – PROBE IS SHIMMED UP AND READY

The MANUAL BBO PROBE is ready for use.  Please use “rsh stdbbo” to start from a reliable shim set before you shim up on your own. NOTE :  THIS PROBE CANNOT DO TOPSHIM OR ATMA.  Both ‘wobb’ and shimming should be done manually. Please get in touch if you need help or clarification NMR Facility […]

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UPDATE : AV500 – LOGIN SYSTEM FIXED

I apologize for the delay in releasing the instrument.  But the system behaves as expected now.  Please go ahead and reserve time. NMR Facility Manager 7/25/17

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ALERT ! AV500 – LOGIN SYSTEM DOWN

We are looking into the network related issue, that is preventing from UWNetid logins. The fix should be coming quickly and I will post a message if it is going to be a longer haul. Until then, the reservation on the instrument will be frozen. NMR Facility Manager 7/24/17  

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UPDATE – AV301 : Broken probe parts – system still down

Fragile Quartz insert tube inside the probe is found to be broken and that is the cause of the lineshape anomalies users have noticed recently.   We will replace the broken part as soon as feasible, shim up the probe again and release it for use.  Currently I don’t have an estimate but I will provide […]

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UPDATE : AV301 – Backup probe is installed and ready

Currently, we don’t have an estimate as to when the original ATMA probe will be fixed and ready but I suspect it will be at least a week.  Updates will follow at relevant points. NMR Facility Manager 7/12/17

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UPDATE : AV301 – ALTERNATE PROBE IS BEING READIED

As we announced a week earlier, the ATMA probe is pulled out for servicing the dysfunctional X-channel.  The backup BBI probe is being shimmed up and getting ready and we hope that it will be available by the end of the day. Two important points :   This legacy probe DOES NOT HAVE ATMA ! […]

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ALERT ! AV301 – PHASE 2 : MIGRATING TO UDRIVE COMPLETE

All existing users will now notice that their Topspin file tree shows the following structure: /home/<UWNetid>/udrive/av301/  as the main data tree in the File Browser. Expanding this will show only one branch : /home/<UWNetid>/udrive/av301/<UWNetid>/nmr Underneath this, you will find all your old files residing. So, remember :  This is your data root directory :  /home/<UWNetid>/udrive/av301 […]

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ALERT ! AV301 – UDRIVE – MOVING TO PHASE 2 TOMORROW – Wed, 6 Jul 2017

The default data branch /opt/topspin/<user>/nmr will NO LONGER be visible within AV301 Topspin, starting tomorrow, sometime after 9 am. The data written until that point will be available as a static/frozen file tree via the Phoenix FTP server as of now. Please contact me if you have concerns. NMR Facility Manager 7/5/2017  

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