Announcments & Equipment Logs
Due to the excessive torque applied by a user on the 1H tuning knob, the capacitor engaging mechanism slipped from its default position and the probe could not be tuned/matched. This problem is now rectified and the 1H channel is operational. This calls for another STRONG reminder that users need to be gentle with the […]
Upto 24 hours of NMR time is available on the 800 MHz + cryoprobe system for the walk-on users to avail, beginning noon of Monday, 10th March until noon of Tuesday, 11th March. Please contact the facility manager to block your time, at least by coming Friday, the 7th of March ’14.
The solutions probe will give way to the solid state MAS probe in this instrument sometime in the first week of March 2014. The exact date will be confirmed in a follow up post. Users who need to utilize the MAS feature at 700 MHz should contact Adrienne immediately to schedule time.
Users who want to avail the high field NMR at 800 MHz with the cryoprobe, capable of detecting very low concentration sample can approach the facility manager today with their plan of experiments. A 24 hour slot of walk-on period is available from Monday, the 24th until Tuesday, the 25th. NOTE: the walk-on period is […]
The lock system has been refreshed to the default configuration and tested to work ok with different solvents. Please keep us posted if any of you still have difficulty locking. Please include details of the lock solvent used.
The Lock system’s firmware is corrupted leading to unpredictable lock performance, as noted by a few users already. Probable cause is related to the disruption that occurred on all the machines over the long weekend. The firmware update will take couple of hours after which the system should be ready.