Guide to Basic NMR Experiments

The Topspin User Guide will explain how to run basic NMR experiments which are already set up at the NMR instrumentation.

  • Word in Bold Italics signifies a key in the NMR keypad.
  • Word in Italics signifies a part of the NMR device.
  • Word in Bold signifies a Topspin command.
  • Word in CAPITALS signifies a Topspin parameter.
  • Phrases in square brackets [ ] signify an optional (in certain cases) command.

1D Experiments

  • 1H–NMR
  • 10B/11B–NMR
  • 13C–NMR
  • 15N–NMR
  • 19F–NMR
  • 31P–NMR
  • 195 Pt–NMR
  • Homonuclear decoupling / decoupling of different nuclei
  • Water suppression / presaturation
  • Solvent suppression
  • APT (attached proton test)
  • DEPT
  • INEPT
  • T1 determination

2D Experiments

Homonuclear Correlation

  • 1H‐1H COSY
  • COSY (other nuclei)
  • INADEQUATE
  • TOCSY
  • NOESY

Heteronuclear Correlation

  • HETCOR
  • HSQC / HMQC
  • HMBC