Bruker Avance NEO 500 MHz

For characterization of biomedically relevant organic, organometallic and polymeric molecules

Bruker Avance NEO 500 MHz

The 500 MHz NMR with iProbe, installed in early 2022, can perform a wide range of 1D and 2D experiments. Because of the iProbe coil configuration, 1H{19F}, 19F{1H}, and 1H–19F correlation experiments are also possible. This instrument currently enables advancements in small-molecule drug discovery, carbohydrate and peptide chemistry.

The iProbe can perform experiments at temperatures from -150 to 150 °C. The instrument is equipped with a 24-position sample changer for easy sample loading or for overnight collection of longer experiments using the automation features of the software. Researchers can submit samples for analysis or undergo training.


A. Paul Schaap Chemistry Building, Room 040 (NMR Lab)

Statement of acknowledgment

The Bruker Avance NEO 500 MHz NMR was funded through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supplement grant. Please acknowledge the use of this instrument in your publications, presentations, and dissertations. A suggested statement can read: "This work made use of the Bruker Avance NEO 500 MHz NMR that is funded by the National Institutes of Health (S10OD028488)."


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