Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

New User

Users who have trained before may operate the spectrometers without supervision. New users who desired to use the NMR spectrometers must be trained with Dr. Liao. Please read through the checklist once before contacting Dr. Liao for NMR training.

Users must supply their own solvents and NMR tubes. Both spectrometers are run on a first-come first-served basis with a 20 min time limit during the walk-on time. 2D experiments are permitted on the AVIII-600 if the spectrometer is available. Measuring long 2D experiments is encouraged after 3 pm till 8 am next morning.

Checklist

o Email Dr. Liao and Ned to request for NMR training.

o Read the first three chapters of Beginners Guide and AVANCE III 600 1D 1H/13C Training Guide.

o Watch a senior group member use the spectrometer. If no one from your lab can show you, contact Dr. Liao directly.

o Email Dr. Liao to take a written quiz. The quiz will be based on the first three chapters of Beginners Guide and AVANCE III 600 1D 1H/13C Training Guide. You will NOT be trained until you pass the quiz.

o Email Dr. Liao to set up a practical quiz appointment to show you know how to use the instrument. The written and the practical quiz can be done at the same appointment.

o After the practical quiz you will then have the access to the ChemSpec server to access your NMR data.