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Announcments & Equipment Logs

NOTE : TOPSPIN DATA SET NAMING CONVENTIONS

I happened to come across data set names that contain special characters such as “:” or “%”.  Although there is no rigid restriction that only ‘alphanumerics’ can be used in dataset names,  the use of special characters such as these are highly discouraged.  The underlying operating system most often interprets these characters in a special […]

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AV500 – UPDATE : SYSTEM IS FUNCTIONING NORMALLY

Both acquistion and Lock systems are checked to be normal.  Please proceed with instrument reservations and use. NMR Facility Manager 2/17/17

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UPDATE ! AV301 – SYSTEM READY FOR USE.

The stuck sample (J-Young tube) has been extricated and the system is ready for regular use again.  It turned out that the J-Young tube was bent along the axis leading to the ejection problem. We have provided a J-Young tube linearity tester at two spots in the NMR lab. Users are requested to test the […]

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AV301: UNUSABLE DUE TO STUCK SAMPLE

The av301 is unusable until further notice due to a stuck sample. We are working to resolve this issue as quickly as possible. -NMR Facility Managers

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ALERT ! AV700 – IMMINENT PROBE CHANGE

The BBO probe will give way to the triple resonace TXI – 1H {13C,15N} Z-gradient probe on Monday, the 6th February.   Solution NMR users who are currently engaging the instrument should note that, they can record their spectra within the same wide temperature range you are able to achieve with the current probe.  This probe […]

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DRX499 UPDATE ! – SYSTEM IS READY FOR USE.

Please note that we might have to touch up the shims once more down the road but as of now the instrument is ready for regular use.    Please keep us posted if  you notice anything out of the ordinary.  We encourage you to use the online logbook to effectively communicate what you observe, as and  […]

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DRX499 – UPDATE – SYSTEM SHOULD BE READY BY TODAY

We wanted to reassure users that the priming of the serviced TXO probe should be completed by today and the instrument should be released for regular use not later than today evening.  I apologize for the inconvenience caused but the probe was repaired recently and needs an extensive shimming process to get it to a […]

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NOTE ! DRX499 – IMMINENT PROBE CHANGE

The current probehead will give way to TXO 1H {19F, 13C} – Z gradient probe and the swap will occur on Monday the 23rd, afternoon. After shim up and calibrations, the system should be ready for regular use by the end of Tuesday, the 24th.  Please plan your experiments accordingly. NMR Facility Manager 01/17/2017

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UW IT’s DATA STORAGE SYSTEM FOR NMR DATA – udrive – PART 2

We need volunteers to try out this new data storage paradigm, initially via the AV301 instrument.  PLEASE COME FORWARD !! Your current data storage and retrieval method via  FTP server will NOT be affected during the testing period. If you would like to help with the effort, please contact me or Adrienne and thank you […]

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NEWS ! : UW IT’s NEW NMR DATA STORAGE SYSTEM – udrive – A FIRST LOOK

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017  TO ALL NMR USERS ! As we had mentioned towards the end of 2016,  we are in the test phase of storing NMR data directly to the so-called ‘udrive’ storage facility, that is automatically provided by UW IT to anyone who has a UWNetid. This will make the data storage secure […]

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