Department of Chemistry

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility

Varian Instrument


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



Monday through Friday
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
With approval, key card access is available for UNC One Card holders outside of these hours.



Director NMR Facility
Marc ter Horst, Ph.D.
Caudill Laboratories, room 056 - Office

Research Assistants
John Farrokh,
Rufai Ibrahim,


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 on a daily basis using a web-calendar, see links on this page to the left. 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