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Magnetic Resonance Services

NOTICE

The following charges are preliminary and subject to revision without notice.
These charges are current as of 25-May-2011.

MR Resources at UTSA

The University of Texas at San Antonio Chemistry Department has three Nuclear Magnetic
Resonance spectrometers and two Electron Paramagnetic Resonance spectrometers. These
instruments are available in BSE 0.110 (magnet lab) for use by faculty, their research
staff, by UTSA students, and others by prior arrangement. 


NMR Instrument usage is charged with either per-sample or hourly rates. Minimum charges are for
 one sample, or for 30 minutes of machine time, whichever is less. Any instrument time over 30 minutes
 is charged at the instrument rate, see below.  Per-sample rates for non-UTSA Departmental
users include the price of one disposable NMR tube, sample prep, 0.75 ml of common deuterated
 solvent1, basic shimming, up to 30 minutes of machine time, and a printed spectrum.

The quoted rates do not include spectral analysis.

UTSA Departmental usage rates do not include consumable items. 


Basic Sample Rates

Instrument Non-Academic Non-UTSA Academic UTSA Departmental
Mercury 300 MHz $54.00 $38.50 $4.85
Inova 500 MHz $75.00 $54.00 $6.40


Basic machine time is also available, either for user-supplied consumables or
for standard samples requiring over 30 minutes of machine time.

NMR Machine Time

Instrument Non-Academic Non-UTSA Academic UTSA Departmental
Mercury 300 MHz $96.00/hr $68.00/hr $10.80/hr
Inova 500 MHz $120.00/hr $85.00/hr $13.85/hr

Machine time is charged in 15-minute intervals,
with a minimum charge of 30 minutes.



NMR sample tubes are available on premises for purchase.

5mm NMR Sample Tubes


Non-Academic Non-UTSA Academic UTSA Departmental
Disposable
$5.75
$4.25
$3.25
Standard 300 MHz
$8.00
$6.25
$5.00
Premium 300 MHz $10.50 $8.75 $7.50
Premium 500 MHz $22.40 $16.75 $15.00


There is a one time charge for account setup, which includes private file space, a login ID and password,
data backup services, one hour of Machine Training, and arrangement for external secure internet access.
An acceptable and current photo ID must be provided when the account is established.
All persons who will use this instrumentation must be approved by the department.
 

Additional Charges


Non-Academic Non-UTSA Academic UTSA Departmental
Account Setup $240.00 $170.00 $22.50
Machine Training $120.00/hr $86.00/hr $19.00/hr
Sample Disposal2
$29.80
$21.30
$2.15
Per-Sample Tuning
$29.00
$20.75
$3.50
Shimming3
$40.00/hr
$28.00/hr
$14.75/hr
Burning Data CD
$18.00
$4.00
$2.75
VT Above RT4
$28.00
$20.00
$2.25
VT Below RT5
$33.00
$24.00
$3.25



1  Basic rate solvents are CDCl3 and D2O, 99.8% deuterated.
2  Non-infectious, non-radioactive sample, not DOT or NIOSH classified as "Extremely Hazardous"
3  Unusual shimming, handled by magnet lab personnel.
4  500 MHz only, limited to (solvent dependant) less than 65°C
5  500 MHz only, limited to (solvent dependant) above -10°C


 





 

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