You will need a password to access the NMR calendar. Email
Jeff Pelton (jgpelton at berkeley dot edu) for access. Once
you have the password, click the button to go to the NMR
Calendar login page:
Once logged in, you will see the calendar below. Descriptions
are in red.
Reserved time slots
show up as text boxes on the calendar of the appropriate
color (500 MHz in yellow, 600 MHz in red, 800 MHz in
The first person to sign up for a given magnet on a
given day will show up at the top of the day on the
calendar. If someone signs up for the same magnet on the
same day they will show up second indicating they do not
have the time but are waitlisted
for it should the first person cancel.
happens on Thursdays at around 9am. All experiments must
be completed before 10am. New experiments can begin only
after Nitrogen fill is completed (usually around noon).
To reserve or edit
time, click on the date number in the top left
corner of each calendar day. To edit time you can also
double click on an individual time slot.
To add time either click on the "Add/Edit"
button at the bottom of the calendar or click on the date in
the top left corner of each day box.
Make sure the date you selected is correct. If not, you can
change it by either:
Selecting it from the dropdown menu.
Selecting a new day in the bar along the top.
Clicking on the "Date Selector" and choosing a new date
in the popup calendar.
You may only signup
for NMR time 17 days in advance. Trying to sign up
for time more than 17 days in advance will result in an error
message. If you need to sign up for time more than 17 days in
advance, email Jeff Peltion (jgpelton at berkeley dot edu). Add your name into the box as you
want it to appear on the calendar. Select the magnet from the
dropdown menu (500 MHz, 600 MHz, or 800 MHz). If you're
looking for the 900 MHz signups, go here
If you need to use the magnet all day (starting before 10am
and ending after 5pm), you should leave
the time selection empty. If you won't be able to
start your run by 10am or if you plan to finish before 5pm,
you should record this by selecting the start and end times.
When you have filled out all the details, select the Create
Event button to add time.
If successful, you should see your time
listed as an existing event...
and it will also show up on the correct date on calendar.
Overlapping events are allowed, but the first one to schedule
time for each magnet will appear first on the calendar. As in
the example below, Jeff signed up for NMR time first and Alex
second so Jeff appears first on the calendar and has reserved
the November 21st time slot on the 600 MHz magnet. Alex is
waitlisted and can use the time slot only
if Jeff cancels.
You can schedule larger blocks of time over multiple days
quickly by using the Repeat Events option on the Add/Edit
events page before creating your event.
To schedule time for multiple days in a row select the week(s) on:
option and select which days. Then change the "Repeat Until"
date to the last day in the sequence. Then click the "Create
In the example above, Jeff signs up for time on the 600 MHz
starting Monday November 21st and continuing Tuesday and
This will reserve the time slot on all three days. You will
not be able to signup for time more than 17 days in advance.
Do not reserve an unreasonable amount of time on any of the
If you no longer need a time slot you
reserved, please remove it from the calendar. Do
not delete someone else's time slot! You can also
edit any of the details by following the same steps described
First go to the date you want to edit by selecting the date
number on the calendar.
You should see the list of Existing Events at the top of the
Selecting the Delete button above will remove Jeff's time slot
for November 21st on the 600 MHz magnet. Alex, who signed up
for the waitlist, will move to the top of the list and will
have the time slot.
The calendar will reflect that Jeff no longer has the 600 MHz
reserved for November 21st.
You can also edit an event by selecting
the Edit button.
This will take you to a new page where you can change the
event new details. You can change the Date, Name or Magnet as
Once the new details are correct, select the "Replace Event"
button to save the new details.
In the example above, Jeff switched his
time to the 800 MHz magnet. The result is the following:
Note that modifying a time slot will send it to the back of
the queue. If you switch the date of your reserved time to a
day where someone else has already signed up you will be
TIPS: You can jump directly to the
Edit/Delete event page by hovering your mouse over an event on
the calendar. When you see the crosshairs, double clicking the
event will send you directly to the Edit/Delete event page.
Double clicking here:
...will send you directly here:
After you change the details you have four options
will delete your old time slot and replace it with the
details that you changed. This will also move your event
to the back of the queue.
Copy Event will
save your old time slot and create a new time slot with
the details that you changed. Ex. changing the date copies
the event to a new day reserving both the old and new time
will remove the time slot entirely and won't apply any of
return you to the calendar without saving any changes.
If you have any more questions about signing up for NMR time,
email jgpelton at berkeley dot edu.