Instruments

NMR

Gyro 300 MHz NMR

Automation Status

Weber 400 MHz NMR

Automation Status

Gyro - 300 MHz Bruker Avance III

Generally our automation instrument

Automation Status

 

Used largely for:

  • As a high through-put instrument for obtaining routine 1H, 13C, 31P and 19F spectra of synthetic materials.
  • Automated acquisition of 2D experiments with pulsed field gradients allows a high turnover of 2D experiments on the listed nuclei.

It is also equipped with:

  • BACS-60 sample change
  • BBFO probe
  • Variable temperature BCU05 experiments from 298 K to 373 K and experiments from 223 K to 173 K with liquid nitrogen.

For Instrument Training Contact Adelle Amoore a.amoore@unsw.edu.au

Gauss - 400 MHz Bruker Avance III

Gauss is a 400 MHz Bruker Avance III NMR system fitted with a Prodigy cryoprobe.

 

Used largely for:

  • 1D high-sensitivity, direct detection of many nuclei including 1H and 13C

  • Especially useful for 2D gradient enhanced experiments

  • Multiple sample acquisition using the auto-sampler

It is equipped with:

  • Ultrashielded magnet

  • Nitrogen cooled Cyroprobe (Prodigy)

  • A multinuclear experiments from15N to 31P.

  • z-gradient for gradient enhanced experiments

  • Variable temperature experiments (-40 to +80oC)

  • Auto-sample changer (BACS-60)

 

Rabi - 400 MHz Avance III HD

Weber is a 400 MHz Bruker Avance III NMR system fitted with a BBFO room temperature probe.

 

Rabi

Used largely for:

  • As a high through-put instrument for obtaining routine 1H, 13C, 31P and 19F spectra of synthetic materials.
  • Automated acquisition of 2D experiments with pulsed field gradients allows a high turnover of 2D experiments on the listed nuclei.

 

It is also equipped with:

  • A 60 bay sample changer (SampleXpress)
  • BBFO z-gradient probe

Weber - 400 MHz Bruker Avance III

Weber is a 400 MHz Bruker Avance III NMR system fitted with a BBFO room temperature probe.

Automation Status

 

Weber

 

Hertz - 500 MHz Bruker Avance III

Hertz is a 500 MHz Bruker Avance III NMR system fitted with a TBI triple resonance room temperature probe.

 

Hertz

In the solution state:

  • o    Structural studies of organometallic complexes
  • o    Homo- and heterogeneous catalysis of organic ring closures
  • o    Kinetics of organic reactions in ionic liquids
  • o    Naturally derived polymers such as ethyl cellulose and chitosan
  • o    Polymorphism of pharmaceuticals
  • o    Structure of unknown insoluble

It is also equipped with:

  • o    TBI 5mm probe capable of performing triple resonance (1H/31P/X) experiments with z-gradients.
  • o    BBO 10mm probe for direct detection of X nucleus
  • o    CPMAS 4mm probe for solids
  • o    Liquid Nitrogen transfer line (to -100 C) for variable temperature (VT) experiments

Tesla - 600 MHz Bruker Avance III

Tesla is a 600 MHz Bruker Avance III NMR system fitted with a BBFO room temperature probe.

 

 

Used largely for:

  • Structural investigations of bio-macromolecules
  • QNMR of agrochemicals
  • Impurity profiling of pharmaceuticals
  • Drug-DNA interactions and
  • Rare organometallic species.

 

It is also equipped with:

  • BBFO Plus, QNP and TBI 5mm probes, capable of preforming triple resonance experiments with z-gradients.
  • BCU-X unit (to -50 C) and liquid nitrogen transfer line (to -100 C) for variable temperature (VT) experiments,
  • BACS 60, automatic 60 bay sample changer.

Ernst - 600 MHz Bruker Avance III HD

Ernst is a 600 MHz Bruker Avance III HD NMR system fitted with a TCI helium cryoprobe.

 

Used largely for:

  • o    metabonomics
  • o    structural investigations of bio-macromolecules
  • o    analysis in very small quantities of material                                                  

It is also equipped with:

  • o    5 mm TCI cryoprobe giving the ultimate in 1H, 13C, 2H and 19F sensitivity
  • o    Refrigerated SampleJet. Can hold 480 samples at 6 deg C and 30 at room temperature
  • o    BCU 2 allowing experimental acquisition between -40 deg C and +80 deg C

 

Pines - 300 MHz Bruker Avance III

Pines is a 300 MHz Bruker Avance III NMR system on a wide bore magnet for solid state NMR.

 

Pines

Used largely for:

  • Measurements of materials from biomedical, environmental, and chemical labs.

It is also equipped with:

  • A wide bore magnet, with multinuclear, magic angle spinning and high rf power capabilities
  • 7.5 mm, 4 mm and 2.5 mm 1H/X broadband CPMAS probes available, with a maximum MAS of about 40 kHz in the 2.5mm probe.
  • Static CP probe for wideline NMR measurements of various nuclei such as with 2H.
  • BCU-X unit (to -20 oC) for variable temperature experiments.

Bloch - 300 MHz Bruker Neo

Bloch is a 300 MHz Bruker Avance III NMR system on a wide bore magnet for solid state NMR.

Solid State 400 MHz Neo

New is a 400 MHz Bruker Avance III NMR system on a wide bore magnet for solid state NMR.

Felix - Bruker Avance III

Felix is a 700 MHz Bruker Avance III NMR system on a narrow bore magnet for solid state NMR.

Bohr - Bruker EMXplus EPR

A Bruker EMXplus X-band EPR spectrometer.

Recently upgraded console and cavity up to 10x greater sensitivity than our previous system.

 

EPR

Recently upgraded console and cavity up to 10x greater sensitivity than our previous system.

Used largely for:

  • Measuring radicals in solid and solution state

It is also equipped with:

  • Variable temperature experiments from -272 K to 480 K.