Faculty of Science

 

Time Allotment

  Weekday mornings Weekday afternoons Weekday evenings Weekends holidays
AVANCE III 600 Reserve Time Reserve Time Reserve Time Reserve Time
AVANCE III   200 (solids) Reserve Time Reserve Time Reserve Time Reserve Time
AVANCE 300 Reserve Time Reserve Time Reserve Time Reserve Time
AVANCE II 300 Reserve Time Reserve Time Reserve Time Reserve Time
AVANCE II 400 (sample changer) Walk UP Walk Up Walk Up Walk Up
AVANCE III 400  (solids) Reserve Time Reserve Time Reserve Time Reserve Time
AVANCE  500 Reserve time Reserve time Reserve time Reserve time
EPR Spectrometer Reserve Time Reserve Time Reserve Time Reserve Time

 

The Rules

AVANCE 300:

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm: 10 minute (maximum) booked time slots.
    These slots can only be booked on the current day.
  • People requiring more time during the day to carry out non-routine measurements can come and make arrangements with the NMR Facility staff who will book time on their behalf.
  • Illegally booked slots will be cancelled without notice.
  • Mon-Fri 5:00pm - 8:00pm: 60 minute (maximum) booked time slots.
    These slots can be booked two days in advance.
  • Mon-Fri 8:00pm - 8:00am: 12 hour (maximum) time slots.
    These slots can be booked two days in advance.
  • Weekends (Saturday 8:00 am - Monday 8:00 am):12 hour (maximum) time slots.
    These slots can be booked two days in advance. 
  • Time for one user cannot be booked by another user.

 
AVANCE 500:

  • Trained users can begin their overnight acquisitions no earlier than 6:00 pm.
  • Time can be booked at most 2 days in advance.

AVANCE III 600:

  • Time can be booked up to 3 days in advance

 
AVANCE III 200 (solids):

  • Unlimited time slots (within reason) can be booked. 
  • When booking time over the web, enter your name, your supervisor’s name and your telephone extension.
  • When finished using the spectrometer, phone the next user to let them know the instrument is free.

AVANCE III 400 (solids):

  • Unlimited time slots (within reason) can be booked. 
  • When booking time over the web, enter your name, your supervisor’s name and your telephone extension.
  • When finished using the spectrometer, phone the next user to let them know the instrument is free.

 
AVANCE 400:

  • Walk-up use with sample changer

 
AVANCE II 300:

  • Mon.-Fri. 8:00am - 5:00pm: Up to 2 consecutive hours of time can be booked by any one user.
    These slots can be booked up to 1 week in advance.
  • Mon.-Fri. 5:00pm - 8:00pm: Up to 3 consecutive hours of time can be booked by any one user.
    These slots can be booked up to 1 week in advance.
  • Mon.-Fri. 8:00pm - 8:00am: Up to 12 consecutive hours of time can be booked by any one user.
    These slots can be booked up to 1 week in advance.
  • Weekends (Saturday 8:00 am - Monday 8:00 am) and holidays: Up to 48 consecutive hours of time can be booked by any one user.
    These slots can be booked up to 1 week in advance.

When necessary, the NMR Facility staff may book time in excess of these amounts to accommodate service requests. Such time bookings will be entered as “NMR Lab for……….”.
Time slots for one user cannot be booked by another user.
Illegally booked time slots will be cancelled without notice.