Department of Chemistry

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility

Varian Instrument

Location

The NMR Facility is located in rooms 044 & 051 on the ground floor of Caudill Laboratories.
Lab phone number: 919-962-1149

 

Hours

Monday through Friday
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

 

Staff

Director NMR Facility
Marc ter Horst, Ph.D.
Caudill Laboratories, room 056 - Office
terhorst@unc.edu
919-843-5802

Research Assistants
Laura Adduci, ladduci@email.unc.edu
Rufai Ibrahim, aibrahim@live.unc.edu

 

Instrument Access

After the appropriate training, individuals may use any of the NMR Facility's six spectrometers depending on the application. One spectrometer, the 400 wide bore, is available for walk-up use. Time is reserved on the other spectrometers either through a sign-up sheet posted every Friday morning, 360 MHz, 500 MHz and the V/A600 MHz spectrometers, or on a daily basis using a web-calendar, 400NB and B600, see links on this page to the left. Additional assistance with experiments, special request for NMR time, or requests for training may be directed to Marc ter Horst using the Training Request Form, linked to below.

 

NMR Rates

Regular Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Discounted Hours: Sat & Sun all day; Mon - Fri 7:00 pm - 8:00 am

There is a $1.30/hour charge for nitrogen gas, which includes any special use of nitrogen including hi T or low T work.

Consultation refers to use of facility staff time for training, assistance in setting up experiments, assistance with processing data, discussions of NMR experiments, etc. Samples run by staff include the consultation rate only for staff time used in setting up the spectrometer and sample and for processing.

Rates are subject to change.

Hourly Rates

  Chemistry UNC-CH/NCSU Academic Commercial
Regular $14.85 $22.09 $33.58 $70.00
Discounted $11.28 $13.12 $19.94 $70.00

 

Hourly Rates - Consulting Services

  Chemistry UNC-CH/NCSU Academic Commercial
Consultation $50.44 $75.77 $115.17 $190.00

 

Cryoprobe Surcharge

  Chemistry UNC-CH/NCSU Academic Commercial
Cryoprobe $4.63 $4.63 $7.04 $10.00