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Carver B500 NMR Spectrometer Information

Carver B500 NMR Spectrometer photo

(Located in 146 RAL)
A multi-nuclear, 500-MHz, 5-mm, solutions NMR spectrometer llimited to existing, authorized NMR users. Prospective users need to be checked out as standard NMR users before submitting samples to the Carver B500. In addition, users need to establish an account on the Carver B500 with the NMR Staff, and be trained on automation by the Staff or a trained member of their group.

Available probes:

The CryoProbe typically in the magnet is a 5-mm broadband probe. In addition, a standby, room temperature, broadband probe is otherwise available.

Bruker Sample Cassette photo

SampleXpress autosampler

General Capabilitiess:

This Bruker 500 MHz spectrometer is equipped with a CryoProbe and SampleXpress autosampler. Sample entry, loading, tuning, matching, locking, shimming and data acquisition are all automated. Users select NMR experiments and parameters from menus.

Host Computer:

Linux running Bruker TopSpin and IconNMR.


Major funding for this acquisition was provided by the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust of Muscatine, Iowa. We gratefully acknowledge their generous support.

NMR Laboratory
146 Roger Adams Lab
MC-712 Box 81-5
600 South Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
Dean Olson, Ph.D.
NMR Lab / EPR Lab
tel: (217) 244-0564
fax: (217) 244-8068
dolson [at] illinois [dot] edu
Lab Hours: 24/7 access is by i-Card only
Staff Available 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday

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