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Fourier 80

Advance your analytical capabilities and strengthen your curriculum with high-performance NMR in an easy-to-use, compact benchtop system. Tackle the challenges. Remove the barriers. Advance discovery.

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The Fourier 80 can be installed in the fume hood or on the bench without the need for new infrastructure, providing easy maintenance and minimal cost of ownership.
80 MHz
The Fourier has been designed for the highest data quality and stability at 80 MHz, with excellent lineshape, resolution and sensitivity.
Adjustable temperature for the Fourier 80 allows samples to be measured from 25°C up to 60°C
Fourier 80 HD: Designed for performing complex molecular structure analysis mimicking high field NMR resolution

The Fourier 80 is an 80 MHz high-performance nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) benchtop spectrometer designed for the routine laboratory in either research facilities or university settings.


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Adjustable Temperature for Fourier 80

Fourier 80 Benefits

  • Compact footprint, designed for the routine laboratory use
  • Easy maintenance and minimal cost of ownership
  • Perform complex molecular analysis
  • Provides higher sample throughput
  • Optimized synthesis and process control directly on the bench
  • Automated data interpretation
  • Use Bruker high-field system workflows on the benchtop
  • Suitable for comprehensive range of applications
  • Reduces errors and maximizes efficiency

Technical Features

  • 80-MHz high performance, cryogen-free permanent magnet
  • Superior spectral quality for precise results
  • Automation for up to 120 samples
  • Adjustable temperature (25-60°C)
  • On-line reaction monitoring with patented temperature-controlled transfer lines and controlled reaction path
  • Pulsed field gradient
  • Full flexibility with use of TopSpin software
  • GoScan software provides pre-defined, dedicated workflows
  • Push-button operation


  • Structure verification
  • Process optimization & control 
  • Academic/Basic Research and advance discovery
  • Forensics and narcotics profiling
  • Authenticity and quality analysis of olive oil
  • Quantification of ethanol content in hand-sanitizers
  • For hands-on training in colleges and universities


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Operating Frequency: 80 MHz (1H) (Corresponds to 1.88 Tesla)
Nuclei selection: The high performer: 1H-only system with 1H sensitivity of ≥ 240:1 or ≥ 220:1 when pulsed field gradient (PFG) incl. (1% ethyl benzene)
The workhorse: 1H/13C system with 1H sensitivity of ≥ 180:1 or ≥ 160:1 when PFG incl. (1% ethyl benzene)

The multi-talent: 1H/13C|19F system with sensitivity optimized for the X-channel, PFG incl.; sensitivity:

  • 1H: ≥ 110:1 (1% ethyl benzene)
  • 13C: ≥ 35:1 (100% ethyl benzene)
  • 19F: ≥ 110:1 (0.5% TFT in CDCl3)

The specialist: 1H/X system with one dedicated X nucleus (7Li, 11B, 13C, 23Na, 29Si, 31P, or 129Xe), and sensitivity optimized for the X-channel, PFG incl; sensitivity:

  • 1H: ≥ 90:1 (1% ethyl benzene)

X options (contact us for more):

  • 7Li: ≥ 2000:1 (1 M LiBr in D2O)
  • 11B: ≥ 45:1 (0.75 M boric acid in D2O)
  • 13C: ≥ 65:1 (100% EB)
  • 23Na: ≥ 65:1 (0.5 M NaCl in D2O)
  • 29Si: ≥ 45:1 (100% HMDSO)
  • 31P: ≥ 130:1 (0.485M TPP in Acetone-d6)
Gradient strength: ≥ 0.25 T/m (25 G/cm)
Adjustable temperature 25°C - 60°C*
Automation: PAL RSI sample changer; up to 120 samples + 12 reference samples

1H Resolution

(@ 50/0.55/ 0.11% signal height) :

Standard: ≤ 0.4/ 15/ 30 Hz
HD-Option: ≤ 0.3/ 10/ 15 Hz
Digital Lock: External, no deuterated solvents needed
Sample Tubes: standard 5mm diameter, 7’’-long NMR tubes: compatible with Young tubes
Dimensions: ~50 cm x 70 cm x 60 cm (Height x Width x Depth)
Weight: ~94 kg
Lab Temperature: 18-28°C; Measurements at sample temperature > 40°C: 18-25°C
Lab Infrastructure needed: no liquid nitrogen or helium required
no water cooling required
power consumption typically <300 W
power: 100 – 240 V, 50 – 60 Hz
no additional venting required
AT needs compressed air or nitrogen at 5 bar max.
  *Incoming supply gas temperature must be min.5°C lower than the target temperature

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