Pure Shift 1D using Zangger-Sterk

Pure Shift NMR Spectroscopy suppresses the effects of homonuclear coupling, allowing 1H spectra to be produced that contain chemical shift only, with no multiplet structure, a major improvement in resolution.


Varian / Agilent
Pulse Sequence and Macro package:
push1dzs zip or tar (right click and chose 'save ... as')

Pulse sequence:
push1dzs (right click and chose 'save ... as')
push1dzs for Topspin 1.3 (right click and chose 'save ... as')
Reconstruction Program:
Should be saved in "C:\Bruker\TopSpin3.2\exp\stan\nmr\au\src\user" or the equivalent on your system.
For Topspin 2 and Topspin 3: pshift (right click and chose 'save ... as')
For Topspin 1.3 1D processing only: pshift_TS1.3 (right click and chose 'save ... as')

Instructions, Pulse Sequence, Macro and Example Data:
zip or tar.
First increment 1D version for use with popt to calibrate slice selection gradient:
push1dzs_Gsetup (right click and chose 'save ... as')

Pulse Sequence Diagram:

Screen capture of the output from Bruker's nmrsim.mod for push1dzs.

Aguilar, JA, Faulkner S, Nilsson M, Morris GA. 2010. Pure Shift 1H NMR: A Resolution of the Resolution Problem? Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 49:3901–3903

Morris, GA, Aguilar JA, Evans R, Haiber S, Nilsson M. 2010. True Chemical Shift Correlation Maps: A TOCSY Experiment with Pure Shifts in Both Dimensions. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 132(37):12770-12772.

Nilsson, M, Morris GA. 2007. Pure shift proton DOSY: diffusion-ordered 1H spectra without multiplet structure. Chemical Communications. (9):933-935.

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