Nottingham DNP MAS NMR Facility

 Publications from our facility

  1. Hughes, A. R.; Liu, M.; Paul, S.; Cooper, A. I.; Blanc, F. Dynamics in Flexible Pillar[ n ]Arenes Probed by Solid-State NMR. J. Phys. Chem. C 2021, 125 , 13370–13381.
  2. Deo, T.; Cheng, Q.; Paul, S.; Qiang, W.; Potapov, A. Application of DNP-Enhanced Solid-State NMR to Studies of Amyloid-β Peptide Interaction with Lipid Membranes. Chem. Phys. Lipids 2021, 236, 105071.

  3. Concistré, M.; Paul, S.; Carravetta, M.; Kuprov, I.; Williamson, P. T. F. Strategies for 1H‐detected Dynamic Nuclear Polarisation Magic‐angle Spinning NMR. Chem. – A Eur. J. 2020.

  4. Maity, A., Chaudhari, S., Titman, J.J. et al. Catalytic nanosponges of acidic aluminosilicates for plastic degradation and CO2 to fuel conversion. Nat Commun 2020, 11, 3828.
  5. Maity, A.; Singh, B.; Sharma, K.; Paul, S.; Madhu, P. K.; Polshettiwar, V. Crystal Structure Directed Catalysis by Aluminum Metal-Organic Framework: Mechanistic Insight into the Role of Coordination of Al Sites and Entrance Size of Catalytic Pocket. ACS Mater. Lett. 2020, 699–704.

  6. Hope, M. A.; Rinkel, B. L. D.; Gunnarsdóttir, A. B.; Märker, K.; Menkin, S.; Paul, S.; Sergeyev, I. V.; Grey, C. P. Selective NMR Observation of the SEI–Metal Interface by Dynamic Nuclear Polarisation from Lithium Metal. Nat. Commun. 2020, 11, 2224.

  7. J. Chen, X.-P. Wu, M.A. Hope, K. Qian, D.M. Halat, T. Liu, Y. Li, L. Shen, X. Ke, Y. Wen, J.-H. Du, P.C.M.M. Magusin, S. Paul, W. Ding, X.-Q. Gong, C.P. Grey, L. Peng, Polar surface structure of oxide nanocrystals revealed with solid-state NMR spectroscopy, Nat. Commun. 2019, 10, 5420.

  8. D. Shimon, K.J. van Schooten, S. Paul, Z. Peng, S. Takahashi, W. Köckenberger, C. Ramanathan, DNP-NMR of surface hydrogen on silicon microparticles, Solid State Nucl. Magn. Reson. 2019, 101, 68. doi:10.1016/j.ssnmr.2019.04.008.

  9. M. Mais, J. Torroba, N.S. Barrow, S. Paul, J.J. Titman, Ion exchange and binding in selenium remediation materials using DNP-enhanced solid-state NMR spectroscopy, Solid State Nucl. Magn. Reson. 2019, 98, 19. doi:10.1016/j.ssnmr.2019.01.004.
  10. D. Xiao, S. Xu, N.J. Brownbill, S. Paul, L. Chen, S. Pawsey, F. Aussenac, B. Su, X. Han, X. Bao, Z. Liu, F. Blanc, Fast Detection and Structural Identification of Carbocations on Zeolites by Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Enhanced Solid-State NMR, Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 8184. doi:10.1039/C8SC03848A.
  11. Y. Jin, N.-J. H. Kneusels, L. E. Marbella, E. Castillo-Martinez,  P. C. M. M. Magusin, R. S. Weatherup , E. Jónsson, T. Liu, S. Paul, and C. P. Grey. Understanding fluoroethylene carbonate and vinylene carbonate based electrolytes for Si anodes in lithium ion batteries with NMR spectroscopy. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 9854. doi:10.1021/jacs.8b03408
  12. M. Mais, S. Paul, N. Barrow, J. J. Titman, Dynamic nuclear polarization enhanced solid-state NMR studies of surface modification of g-alumina, Johnson Matthey Tech. Rev. 2018, 62, 271.
  13. Y. Jin, N.-J. H. Kneusels, P. C. M. M. Magusin, G. Kim, E. Castillo-Martinez, L. E. Marbella, R. N. Kerber, D. J. Howe, S. Paul, T. Liu, and C. P. Grey, Identifying the structural basis for the increased stability of the solid electrolyte interphase formed on silicon with the additive fluoroethylene carbonate, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 1394992–15004 doi:10.1021/jacs.7b06834 
  14. G. P. M. Bignami, D. M. Dawson, V. R. Seymour, P. S. Wheatley, R. E. Morris, and S. E. Ashbrook, Synthesis, isotopic enrichment, and solid-state NMR characterization of zeolites derived from the assembly, disassembly, organization, reassembly process, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 5140–5148. doi:10.1021/jacs.7b00386
  15. M. Leskes, G. Kim, T. Liu, A. L. Michan, F. Aussenac, P. Dorffer, S. Paul, and C. P. Grey, Surface sensitive NMR detection of the SEI layer on reduced graphene oxide, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8, 1078–1085 doi:10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b02590
  16. M. A. Hope, D. M. Halat, P. C. M. M. Magusin, S. Paul, L. Peng, and C. P. Grey, Surface-selective direct 17O DNP NMR of CeO2 nanoparticles, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 2142–2145. doi:10.1039/C6CC10145C

Nottingham DNP MAS NMR Facility

Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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