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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry



The Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Facility consists of four fully multinuclear Fourier transform (FT) NMR Spectrometers.  They each have capabilities for advanced single- and multi-dimensional NMR studies.


Bruker Avance III-HD 300 MHz

The facility's primary walk-up instrument is configured for routine ¹H, ¹³C, ¹9F, ³¹P and ¹¹B  observe.  It is equipped with an auto-tuning probe that allows full broadband operation. The system has a 24 sample auto-changer (SampleCase™) for fully automated analysis.  


Bruker Avance III-HD 400A MHz

A complement to the 300MHz system, with longer time blocks which allow users to run more advanced experiments.  This system has a 16 sample auto-changer (SampleXpress Lite™) for automated analyses.  It is also equipped with an auto-tuning probe that allows running of various X-nuclei under automation.


Bruker Avance III-HD 400B MHz

This system features a Prodigy cryo-probe that offers very high sensitivity.  60 sample auto-changer (SampleXpress™) and auto-tuning capabilities allow for full automation.  


Bruker Avance III-HD 500 MHz

This system's console is equipped with three RF - channels and can perform both liquid and solid-state NMR experiments.  MAS solids probe options include 1.9 mm and 4 mm double resonance, a 1.6 mm triple resonance and a 3 mm ²H static probe.  A 60 sample auto-changer (SampleXpress™) is available for liquids experiments with both 5 mm and 10 mm broadband probes available.

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