UW CHEMISTRY NMR

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Spectrometer

ALERT ! AV300 DOWN WITH NETWORK ISSUE

The network communication between the host computer and the NMR console is broken and the instrument is unusable until further notice. We will post updates with progress made as it becomes available. As of now the reservation calendar will be frozen. Existing reservations will be honored when the instrument is back online.  If your slot […]

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PLEASE READ !! – DRX499 IS BACK ! – REFURBISHED AND REINCARNATED

It’s Here !  The refurbished DRX499 with an excellent magnet on TMC anti-vibration legs is ready and at your service ! Thank you for patiently watching and enduring my milling around with the guts of the DRX499 spectrometer exposed bare for months on end.  At long last, the refurbished unit is ready for you to […]

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UPDATE : NMR LOGIN BACK TO NORMAL – RESERVATION SYSTEM STILL HAS ISSUES

Users should be able to proceed as usual. The reservation server is still not functioning correctly, at least as far as I could test it from my office desktop. I will post an update on this as and when available. NMR Facility Manager 12/7/18

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ALERT : GENERAL NETWORK ISSUES PREVENTING NORMAL NMR OPERATIONS

Please note that department wide network related issues prevent any login to any of the NMR instruments. We are feverishly working to resolve this ASAP. As part of this, you might notice that you are not able to reserve any NMR time on the web calendar also. Update will be coming your way. Stay Tuned. […]

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ALERT ! AV300 : SYSTEM DOWN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

There is a computer hardware failure that makes the system unusable. While we are energetically working on this,  the system may not be operational before the day is through. Thank you for your patience and understanding. NMR Facility Manager 12/7/18

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UPDATE ! : NMR RESERVATION SYSTEM BACK TO NORMAL

Please let us know if you have issues reserving time for any of the instruments.  The tests so far produced desired results. NMR Facility Manager 12/3/18 10.32 am

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ALERT ! : NMR RESERVATION SYSTEM MALFUNCTION

We are aware that you are not able to reserve NMR time via the usual webpage front end. We are looking into the reservation server as we speak. I will post an update as soon as the problem is resolved.  If it turns out that the problem will take longer than 30 minutes resolve, we […]

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ALERT ! AV500 – PROBE SWAP – CHANGE IN SCHEDULE

The original schedule of Probe swap in this instrument has been advanced to today/tomorrow.  Part of the motivation for this is the (good) news that the REVIVED DRX499 is almost ready for full scale deployment within a few days. We are placing a new probehead called TBI-1H,13C {X} – Z gradient in AV500. This probe […]

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IMPORTANT NOTE : UPCOMING TRAINING ON MANUAL SHIMMING AND TUNE/MATCH

Currently, we have only two spectrometers equipped with the ATMA facility and Topshim functionality.  Decidedly, both these features take the drudgery out of routine NMR run, especially short ones. If you are someone who come to totally rely on these features for your NMR runs,  you do have to face the following cons : You […]

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ALERT ! AV500 : IMMINENT PROBE CHANGE NEXT WEEK

The BBO probe will be installed and tested and hopefully be ready by the forenoon of 29th Nov ’18, Thursday. Please take note of this and plan accordingly. NMR Facility Manager 11/29/2018

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