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Announcments & Equipment Logs

ALERT ! AV300 – READY WITH NEW UDRIVE STORAGE BACKEND – PLEASE READ !!

AV300 USES UDRIVE CLOUD STORAGE FROM NOW ON : This is identical to the way AV301 is storing data currently. Here is a link to my earlier blog post on UW Udrive storage. Few updated points to note : On both AV300 and AV301,  even after UDRIVE migration the file tree will simply appear as […]

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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 – NEW TBI PROBE IS READY FOR USE

Triple Resonance probe TBI – 1H, 13C {X-BB}-Z gradient probe is ready for use. STANDARD SHIM SET :  Please start with ‘rsh stdtbi’  and proceed with Topshim.   Of course, you have to lock onto your solvent first. Few highlights about the probe: Here is the front plate view that is self-explanatory   View of the […]

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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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