Lights, Camera, Action! Watching catalytic reactions with multi-nuclear high resolution FlowNMR spectroscopic techniques

FlowNMR spectroscopy is a powerful technique for gaining insight into dynamic reaction systems in their native environment, allowing the observation of subtle reagent interactions, fleeting intermediates, and steady-state distribution of catalytic states. Quantification of the latter over time and correlation with the reaction progress and selectivity profile of the reaction…

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Process monitoring using parahydrogen-enhanced benchtop NMR spectroscopy

Benchtop NMR spectrometers are a promising technology for process monitoring applications due to their portability, affordability and low maintenance requirements. However, the moderate magnetic fields of benchtop NMR spectrometers (1 ‚Äď 2 T) limit their sensitivity and chemical shift dispersion when compared to standard laboratory NMR (> 7 T). Hyperpolarisation‚Ķ

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Adventures in Plumbing, Heating, and Lighting

I will present selected examples of our efforts in the use of NMR for the analysis of the kinetics and mechanism of processes catalysed by Lewis / Bronsted acids and bases, by transition metals, and by halide ions. The examples are chosen to give an overview of our the development…

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