Specifications include, but are not limited to:
3.1.1 The field size of the magnet should be 400 MHz (9.4 Tesla).
3.1.2 Pneumatic damping legs should be included with the magnet.
3.1.3 The NMR probe should be a multi-nuclear (broad band) probe optimize for 1H and low band
nuclei and have the capability (minimum) for nuclei from Nitrogen to Phosphorus. Examples
would be the JEOL Royal probe or the Bruker OZ SP iProbe. It should be designed to use 5 mm
tubes. The probe must also have variable temperature capabilities. The temperature range should
be from -100°C-150°C.
3.1.4 The probe must have (Z) gradients for shimming and gradient enhanced NMR experiments
3.1.5 Probe must have the ability to be auto tuned. (i.e. Does not require manually tuning of
3.1.6 The system should be equipped with an auto-sampler and the appropriate number of
spinners. The auto-sampler should have a minimum of 24 slots.
3.1.7 The spectrometer should have at least two RF channels.
3.1.8 The capability to synthesize shaped pulses should be in both channels.
3.1.9 The system must come with a computer, terminal.
3.1.10 The NMR should be set up for remote access from labs within the department.(With
assiatnce from UNI’s IT department).
3.1.11 Installation of the instrument in December or January is preferred.
3.1.12 Installation and shipping should be included with the bid. The installation must cover
proper decommissioning of the current magnet and removal of the current magnet.
3.1.13 Prior to selection of the winning bid, the bidders should make an on-site presentation to the
department’s selection committee.
3.1.14 All of the equipment should be new from the manufacturer.
3.1.15 Training for the instrument must be included, indicate available training options and all
costs associated with training