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Research Papers

NMR Spectroscopy Papers

Research Papers published where X-Pulse or Pulsar has been used

Rapid Identification of Novel Psychoactive and Other Controlled Substances Using Low-Field 1H NMR Spectroscopy.

LH Antonides, RM Brignall, A Costello, J Ellison, SE Firth, N Gilbert, BJ Groom, SJ Hudson, MC Hulme, J Marron, ZA Pullen, TBR Robertson, CJ Schofield, DC Williamson, EK Kemsley, OB Sutcliffe, RE Mewis.

ACS Omega, vol 4, pp 7103-7112

Quick screening of pharmaceutical compounds without standard samples: Renaissance of low-field NMR spectrometers (In Russian).

GA Kalabin, VG Vasiliev, VA Ivlev, NA Komarov, RA Abramovich.

Analytica, vol 6, issue 37, pp 44-50


Evaluation of a Benchtop Cryogen-Free Low-Field 1H NMR Spectrometer for the Analysis of Sexual Enhancement and Weight Loss Dietary Supplements Adulterated with Pharmaceutical Substances.

G Pagès, A Gerdova, D Williamson, V Gilard, R Martino, M Malet-Martino.

ACS Analytical Chemistry, vol 86, pp 11897-11904.

Benchtop NMR analysis of piperazine‐based drugs hyperpolarised by SABRE

Low-field 1H-NMR spectroscopy for compositional analysis of multicomponent polymer systems

Sneha B. Chakrapani, Michael J. Minkler, Jr. and Bryan S. Beckingham



Ultra-high resolution in low field tabletop NMR spectrometers

Kavitha Rachineni, Veera Mohana Rao Kakita and Ramakrishna V. Hosur

DOI: 10.1039/C7RA09594E (Paper) RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 49102-49104

Evaluation of low-field versus high-field proton NMR spectroscopy for quality control of cinnamon samples 

Nao Wu, Stéphane Balayssac, Gaëtan Assemat, Saïda Danoun, Sébastien Déjean, Myriam Malet-Martino, Véronique Gilard

Journal of Food Composition and Analysiss, vol96

High‐fracture‐toughness acrylic–polyurethane‐based graft‐interpenetrating polymer networks for transparent applications

Nima Alizadeh, Mehul Barde Michael Minkler, Asha‐Dee Celestine, Vinamra Agrawal, Bryan Beckingham, Maria L Auad


Mitigating instrument effects in 60 MHz 1H NMR spectroscopy for authenticity screening of edible oils

Yvonne Gunning, Fouad Taous, Tibari El Ghali, James D. Gibbon, E. Wilson, Rachel M. Brignall, E. Kate Kemsley

Practical application of 1H benchtop NMR spectroscopy for the characterization of a nonaqueous phase liquid from a contaminated environment.

D Fallaise, HB Tweedie, J Konzuk, C Cheyne, EE Mack, JG Longstaffe.

Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry, vol 57, issue 2-3, pp 93-100. 

Authentification of beef versus horse meat using 60 MHz 1H NMR spectroscopy.

W Jakes, A Gerdova, M Defernez, AD Watson, C McCallum, E Limer, IJ Colquhoun, DC Williamson, EK Kemsley.

Food Chemistry, vol 175, pp 1-9


60 MHz 1H NMR spectroscopy for the analysis of edible oils.

T Parker, E Limer, AD Watson, M Defernez, D Williamson, EK Kemsley.

Trends in Analytical Chemistry, vol 57, pp 147-158.


Low‐field 1H NMR spectroscopy: Factors impacting signal‐to‐noise ratio and experimental time in the context of mixed microstructure polyisoprenes

Michael J. Minkler Jr, Jung Min Kim, Vinita V. Shinde, Bryan S. Beckingham



Benchtop 19F NMR Spectroscopy as a Practical Tool for Testing of Remedial Technologies for the Degradation of Perfluorooctanoic Acid, a Persistent Organic Pollutant

Kavi Heerah, Stanislaw Waclawek, Julie Konzuk, James G. Longstaffe


In situ reaction monitoring in heterogeneous catalysts by a benchtop NMR spectrometer 

Markus Leutzsch, Andrew J. Sederman, Lynn F. Gladden, Michael D. Manthle

Magnetic Resonance Imaging, vol56, pp 138-143

Fast & Fluorinated – Development and validation of a rapid benchtop NMR approach and other routine screening methods for the detection and quantification of synthesised fluorofentanyl derivatives

Nicholas Gilbert, Ryan E. Mewis, Oliver B. Sutcliffe

Forensic Chemistry

Synthetic cannabinoids in e-liquids: A proton and fluorine NMR analysis from a conventional spectrometer to a compact one

Nao Wu, Saïda Danoun, Stéphane Balayssac, Myriam Malet-Martino, Catherine Lamoureux, Véronique Gilard

Forensic Science International,  Volume 324, July 2021

Preliminary demonstration of benchtop
NMR metabolic profling of feline urine: chronic
kidney disease as a case study

Natalie Finch, Benita Percival, Elena Hunter, Robin J. Blagg, Emily Blackwell, James Sagar,
Zeeshan Ahmad, Ming‑Wei Chang, John A. Hunt, Melissa L. Mather, Séverine Tasker, Luisa De Risio, and
Philippe B. Wilson

BMC Research Notes (2021) 14:469

1D and 2D nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy.

V Caprio, AS McLachlan, OB Sutcliffe, DC Williamson, RE Mewis.

Chemistry: Bulgarian Journal of Science Education, vol 27, issue 2, pp. 223-234.



60 Mhz 1H NMR spectroscopy of triglyceride mixtures.

A Gerdova, M Defemez, W Jakes, E Limer, C McCallum, K Nott, T Parker, N Rigby, A Sagidullin, AD Watson, D Williamson, EK Kemsley.

Chapter in "Magnetic Resonance in Food Science: Defending Food by Magnetic Resonance", Editors F Capozzi, L Laghi, PS Belton, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015, 223 p

Low vs high field 1h Nmr spectroscopy for the detection of adulteration of cold pressed rapeseed oil with refined oils.

Daniel McDowella, Marianne Defernezb, E. Kate Kemsleyb, Christopher T. Elliotta, Anastasios Koidisa.

LWT - Food Science and Technology 111 (2019) 490–499

High-throughput screening of argan oil composition and authenticity using benchtop 1H NMR

Yvonne Gunning, Alex J. Jackson, Joshua Colmer, Fouad Taous, Mark Philo, Rachel M. Brignall, Tibari El Ghali, Marianne Defernez, E. Kate Kemsley.



Chemometric Analysis of Low-field 1H NMR Spectra for Unveiling Adulteration of Slimming Dietary Supplements by Pharmaceutical Compounds

Nao Wu, Stéphane Balayssac, Saïda Danoun, Myriam Malet-Martino and Véronique Gilard.

Molecules 2020, 25, 1193

Screening of “spice” herbal mixtures: From high-field to low-field proton NMR – university of Toulouse group

Gaëtan Assemat, Florian Dubocq, Stéphane Balayssac, Catherine Lamoureux, Myriam Malet-Martino, Véronique Gilard

Forensic Science International, vol279, pp 88-95

Quantification of MDMA in seized tablets using benchtop 1H NMR spectroscopy in the absence of internal standards

J.Hena Hussain, Nicolaas Gilbert, Andrew Costello, Christopher J.Schofield, E. Kate Kemsley, Oliver B. Sutcliffe, Ryan E. Mewis

Forensic Chemistry, vol20

Self-healing in high impact polystyrene (HIPS) composites via embedded non-toxic solvent-filled microcapsules

Vinita V. Shinde, Shreyas D. Shelke, Asha-Dee N. Celestine, Bryan S. Beckingham

Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 31 July 2021

Detection, discrimination and quantification of amphetamine, cathinone and nor-ephedrine regioisomers using benchtop 1H and 19F nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Hulme, Matthew C, Hayatbakhsh, Armita, Brignall, Rachel M, Gilbert, Nicolas,
Costello, Andrew, Schofield, Christopher J, Williamson, David C, Kemsley,
E Kate, Sutcliffe, Oliver B and Mewis, Ryan E

Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry (MRC), 61 (2). pp. 73-82

Time Domain NMR Relaxometry Papers

Research Papers published where MQC and MQC+ has been used

MQR Papers

Research Papers published where MQR and its predecessor, MARAN Ultra, have been used


GeoSpec Papers