High-Field NMR Facility

The Center for High Field NMR Spectroscopy and Imaging hosts two state-of-the-art high-field solid-state NMR spectrometers for structural biology, chemistry, and materials science research. For information about the equipment, access/training requests, and other enquires, please contact our research staff.

Contacts

Hooper

Dr Thomas Hooper
Research Fellow
thooper@ntu.edu.sg

Expertise:

  • inorganic materials
  • quadrupolar/exotic nuclei
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Dr Xiangyan Shi
Senior Research Fellow
shi.xiangyan@ntu.edu.sg

Expertise:

  • protein/nucleic acid NMR
  • organic/biological materials

Location

High-Field NMR Facility
01-15 Physics and Applied Physics
School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
21 Nanyang Link, Singapore 637371

Spectrometers

Functionality (800 MHz):

  • MAS Solid-state NMR   (1H, 13C and 15N)
  • Solution-state NMR   (1H, 13C, 15N and 31P)
  • Biological Structure and Dynamics
  • Biopolymers and Materials


NMR Probes (800 MHz):

  • 3.2 mm H/C/N Effee DVT MAS solid probe.
  • 1.9 mm H/C/N DVT MAS solid probe (MAS rate up to 42 kHz).
  • 0.7 mm H/C/N DVT ultrafast MAS solid probe (MAS rate up to 111 kHz).
  • 5 mm QCI H/P/C/N CryoProbe (solution-state).

Charge Rates

UserRate (S$/h)
Trained NTU user11 (Solid state NMR)
15 (Liquid-state NMR)
NTU service request50 (min. 4 hours)
External academic service request80 (min. 4 hours)
External non-academic service request300 (min. 4 hours)

 

Functionality (600 MHz):

  • MAS Solid-state NMR    (vL> 25.6 MHz [109Ag])
  • High-resolution MAS Solid-state NMR.
  • Micro-imaging of inanimate and living objects.
  • Biological Structure and Dynamics.
  • Biopolymers and Materials.


NMR Probes (600 MHz):

  • 3.2 mm H/C/N Efree DVT MAS solid probe.
  • 1.9 mm H/X/Y DVT MAS solid probe (MAS rate up to 42 kHz).
  • 0.7 mm H/C/N DVT ultrafast MAS solid probe (MAS rate up to 111 kHz).
  • 4 mm H/C/D/N HR-MAS solid probe.
  • 4 mm H/N-P DVT MAS solid probe.
  • 7 mm H/X DVT MAS solid probe.
  • MicWB40 micro-imaging probe (max. diameter 30 mm).

Charge Rates

UserRate (S$/h)
Trained NTU user8
NTU service request35 (min. 4 hours)
External academic service request60 (min. 4 hours)
External non-academic service request200 (min. 4 hours)