The DCIF is a shared
lab used by over 400 researchers from MIT and the surrounding academic and industrial communities. Please review the following web pages to learn more about the instrumentation and services available at the DCIF.
The DCIF is located in the subasement (SB) of building 18, room 0090.
All first time users should download a copy of the DCIF orientation here (Adobe Acrobat Reader required).
Users from outside MIT should review the safety information provided here.
Review the DCIF policies here.
The DCIF Facility page describes the types of NMR, EPR, MS, FTIR and Polarimetry instrumentation available.
Visit the DCIF Training page and fill out the Training
During training you will
your User ID and set a password. To learn how to make reservations for instrument time, visit the DCIF Reservations page.
DCIF Supported Computer Software
Users who have never operated a NMR spectrometer should review the following documents:
DCIF: Things to Know before Operating an NMR
DCIF: Introduction to NMR: part 1 Theory
DCIF: Introduction to NMR: part 2 Operation Tips
DCIF: Instrument Training Guides
What's inside a NMR Magnet? (Jeol USA web site)
DCIF: Inside an NMR Magnet: Shims, Probe, Sample