Instruments are accessible to anyone who has been trained by the NMR Facility Director. You should plan your training at least one week in advance. The training forms are available from the NMR facility and web site. Complete the training form and return it to the NMR Facility Director. No unauthorized training!
Each authorized user group is given an account on the instruments. Please use a secure password and do NOT let anyone else use your account.
Monday – Friday: 9:00 am-6:00 pm: 4 slots/user (15minutes/slot), reserve within a week. Cancellation must be made at least 1 hour in advance.
Monday -Thursday Overnight, 6:00 pm-9:00 am, reserve within two weeks. Cancellation must be made at least 5 hrs in advance.
Weekends and Holidays: Reserve within a month. Cancellation must be made at least one day in advance.
Non-standard experiments (VT work, exotic nuclei, 10mm BB probe) must be scheduled with the NMR facility Director one week in advance.
Reservation for Minutes and less than 5 hours, reserve within a week. Cancellation must be made at least 1 hour in advance.
Reservation for more than 5 hours & overnight, reserve within two weeks. Cancellation must be made at least 5 hrs in advance.
Days, Reserve within a month. Cancellation must be made at least one day in advance.
In order for the high-end instrument to effectively service faculty/students with their research needs and bring great benefits to Department/VCU/, the training/usage on 600 NMR will be based on your special request on your “real sample / research project”. Please the email NMR Facility Director if you need to use 600 NMR for discussions concerning your project and to schedule training.
If you reserve time, it is your responsibility to be there during that time and also to be finished at the proper time unless problems are encountered. If you cannot be present for your reserved time, it is your responsibility to cancel it from the time slot. It will be charged to your account for non- or late-cancellation