Alexander van der Ham

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Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Room G.017
Dover Street Building
Department of Chemistry
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL

Showing the connection between isolated spin systems

At the University of Leiden I received my Bachelors degree in Biopharmaceutical Sciences (2014), followed by a Masters degree in Medicinal Chemistry (2016), both with distinction. This was followed by a 5-year PhD in the group of Gregory Schneider and Hermen Overkleeft, concerning the synthetic, physical and computational chemistry of non-planar polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. I started as a Research Associate in the group in January 2022, with the aim of developing pulse programs capable of showing the adjacency of isolated spin systems.

Publications (Most recent first)

1. A. van der Ham, H. S. Overkleeft, D. V. Filippov, and G. F. Schneider, "A three-step synthesis of 4H-cyclopenta[def]phenanthrene from pyrene", Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2021, 13, 2013–2017. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.202100190

2. A. van der Ham, T. Hansen, G. Lodder, J. D. C. Codée, T. A. Hamlin, and D. V. Filippov, "Computational and NMR Studies on the Complexation of Lithium Ion to 8‐Crown‐4", Chem. Phys. Chem., 2019, 20, 2103–2109. DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201900496