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Liquids NMR: Bruker AVIIIHD 500 MHz NMR Spectrometer

Contact: nmr.chemistry [at] (Robin Stein) - Location: OM37

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1H, 19F, 13C, 31P, 2D, etc.


Bruker AVIIIHD (two-channel, VT, z gradient)


BBFO+ SmartProbe: tuned simultaneously to 1H and to any nucleus desired between 109Ag and 19F (for example, 13C, 31P, 15N, 11B, 29Si, etc.); has ATMA (autotune) to switch between nuclei automatically


60-position SampleXpress

Booking rules

  • No need to book in advance
  • One hour allowed per person during the day
  • Three hours allowed per person per night
  • Short experiments (less than 30 min) in the night queue will run during the day if the queue is idle
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