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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Facility

The NMR Facility supports chemists and biochemists by providing access to state-of-the-art high resolution NMR spectrometers. Currently we have one 600 MHz Avance IV NMR spectrometer equipped with a solution-state broad-band TBO probe. The installation of the second NMR, which will be an 800 MHz machine with a solution-state helium-cooled cryo-probe is scheduled for autumn 2021. The third, 700 MHz spectrometer will arrive in spring 2022. All spectrometers will be equipped with solution- and fast-magic-angle-spinning solid-state probes.

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The NMR Facility provides the following services:

  • Basic and advanced training on solution- and solid-state NMR measurements
  • Support in spectrum acquisition, data processing, and analysis
  • Project-based customization in
    • Sample preparation
    • Pulse sequence implementation
    • Spectral simulations

To use our service, the following steps should be taken:

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  • All users need to participate in compulsory safety training before entering the NMR hall. Basic or advanced user trainings should be taken before the use of any equipment for the first time. The users should succeed in an on-site practical exam before getting access to the equipment of the Facility.


  • 600 MHz NMR
    • Solution-state TBO probe
    • Solution-state Prodigy HCN probe (from October 2021)
    • Solid-state 1.3 mm MAS HFX probe (from December 2021)
    • Solid-state 1.3 mm MAS HCN probe (from Januar 2022)
  • 700 MHz NMR (installation in April 2022)
    • Solid-state 3.2 mm MAS HCN probe
    • Solid-state 1.3 mm MAS HCND probe
    • Solid-state 1.9 mm MAS HXY probe
    • Solid-state 0.7 mm MAS HCN probe
  • 800 MHz NMR (installation in October 2021)
    • Solution-state TCI cryo-probe
    • Solid-state 1.3 mm MAS HCND probe (from February 2022)

Teaching and Outreach

The NMR Facility is involved in different teaching and outreach events:

  • Annual (Graduate School) solution-state NMR course
  • Annual (Graduate School) solid-state NMR course
  • Introduction to NMR (mandatory course for the users of the facility)
  • Advanced use of NMR
  • Advanced workshops and seminars on spin dynamics and product operator formalism
  • Equipment demonstrations



Institute of Science and Technology Austria
c/o NMR Facility
Am Campus 1, A-3400 Klosterneuburg, Austria

Scientific Head of NMR Facility:
Paul Schanda

Contact Manager:

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