My research interests are generally in understanding the properties of unique materials for improving technology. In the Pines group, I have specifically focused on developing strategies for using nitrogen vacancy centers, a type of defect in diamond, to expand the capabilties of NMR technologies.
- 08/07-05/11 Honors B.S. Chemistry, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA, USA.
- 08/11-12/16 Ph. D. Chemistry, University of California at Berkeley, CA, USA.
- 2012 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor, UC-Berkeley
- 2011 Outstanding Graduate in Chemistry, U. Richmond
- 2010 Goldwater Scholar, Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.
- 2007 Robins Science Scholar, Richmond Scholars Program, U. Richmond
- A. Parker, W. Zia, C.W.G. Rehorn, B. Blümich.
Shimming Halbach magnets utilizing genetic algorithms to profit from material imperfections.
J. Magn. Reson., 265, 2016, p. 83-89.
- A. Parker, H.-J. Wang, Y. Li, A. Pines, J. King.
Decoherence-protected transitions of nitrogen vacancy centers in 99% 13C-enriched diamond.
- A. Parker, J. Stewart, K. J. Donald, C. A. Parish.
Halogen bonding in DNA base pairs.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134 (11), 2012, p. 5165-5172
- M. L. Hamm, A. J. Parker, T. W. E. Steel, J. L. Carman, C. A. Parish.
Oligonucleotide incorporation and base pair stability of 9-deaza-2'-deoxyguanosine, an analogue of 8-oxo-2'-deoxyguanosine.
J. Org. Chem., 75 (16), 2010, p. 5661-5669.