iSpin-NMR - SpinCore Technologies

By: Spincore  09-12-2011
Keywords: Process Control, Ordering Information, Magnetic Resonance

iSpin-NMR™: The Complete, Simple, Intuitive, Effective and Portable NMR System.

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Manuals, etc.

iSpin-NMR™ is SpinCore Technologies' complete, portable NMR system.  The iSpin-NMR™ can serve as a complete system console for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) or Nuclear Quadrupolar Resonance (NQR) with spectrometer frequencies from 0 to 100 MHz (certain restrictions apply, see the Manual).

This unique system is housed in a small form factor enclosure, providing users with a compelling price/size/performance proposition unmatched by any other device on the market today.

Key Specifications

  • Includes internal RF output signal amplifier, 20 Watts Peak Envelope Power (PEP) Standard, optionally up to 200 Watts PEP.
  • Integrates excitation and acquisition components onto a single system.
  • Directly captures and digitally demodulates IF/RF signals. The desired baseband bandwidth is user definable through software.
  • Generates completely formed RF excitation pulses as well as high resolution digital control signals
  • Has Arbitrary Waveform Generation (AWG or 'shaped pulse') capability
  • Maintains signal coherence between excitation and acquisition systems at all frequencies.
  • Autonomously signal-averages the baseband data between multiple acquisitions.
  • Samples the input signal at up to 75 Ms/s with 14-bit resolution.
  • Captures input signals above the Nyquist frequency, up to approximately 100 MHz.
  • Provides up to 10 MHz bandwidth of acquired baseband data.
  • Direct Digital Synthesis generates RF output pulses with 14-bit resolution up to 300 Ms/s clock frequency.
  • Pulse setting resolution up to 13.3 ns, with pulses from 66.6 ns to several days per interval
  • Zero-latency phase and frequency switching.
  • Wide-bandwidth input amplifier and A/D converter allow for undersampling applications.


Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), Magnetic Resoance Imaging (MRI), and Nuclear Quadrupolar Resonance (NQR) experiments from 0 to 100 MHz. Example applications include:

  • Process control using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR).
  • Solid-state and solution-state NMR.
  • High-resolution solid-state NMR under MAS.
  • Field-Frequency Lock System for high-resolution high-field NMR console.
  • Detection of explosives using Quadrupolar Resonances (NQR).
  • Magnetic resonance in porous media.
  • Well bore NMR
  • Multi-spectral sensing on autonomous vehicles.
  • Medical imaging, MRI.
  • Ultrasound.
  • Radar.
  • Optical Cohorence Tomography.
  • Quantum computing.
  • Optically detected NMR, OD-NMR.
  • Solid state physics experiments.
  • Nanomagnetism and spintronics applications.
  • General laboratory use.
  • For more application examples, please visit our "Applications" page..

Sample NMR Spectra obtained with RadioProcessor

Models and Ordering Information


  • When ordering, please specify your desired frequency of operation.
  • The iSpin-NMR System Console includes:
    • SpinCore Technologies, Inc. RadioProcessor board.
    • Over 20 Watts (Nominal) output power.
    • Broadband, low noise, input preamplifiers.
    • RF filters for the desired operating frequency range.
  • Additional options available:
    • Duplexer (Transmit/Receive) Circuitry.
    • Additional RF Filters and Custom Cables.
    • iSpin-NMR in Rack Mount Enclosure.
    • NMR Magnets and Probes.
    • Oven Controlled Oscillators.
    • Custom Designs and Modifications.

Product Manual

Free Software Support

  • Available as a part of the SpinAPI Package:
    • Example programs (executables and C source files)
    • PulseBlaster Interpreter for easy programming without writing C code

Warranty Information

  • Standard warranty  - two years
  • Longer warranty periods available 
  • Money-back guarantee – 30 days.

Keywords: Acquisition Systems, Control Signals, Digital Control, Digital Synthesis, Direct Digital Synthesis, Magnetic Resonance, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Ordering Information, Process Control, Waveform Generation,

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