Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Ray Group

Florian Heims

Florian Heims

Dr. rer. nat. Florian Heims

Research topics:

Investigations on the Influence of Asymmetry on the O-O Bond Cleavage in a Methane Monooxygenase Model System


  1. "Synthesis and Spectroscopic Characterisation of a Heterodinuclear Iron(III)-Copper(II) Complex Based on an Asymmetric Dinucleating Ligand System"
    F. Heims, V. Mereacre, A. Ciancetta, S. Mebs, A. K. Powell, C. Greco and K. Ray*
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2012, 4565.
  2. "Spectroscopic capture and reactivity of S = 1/2 nickel(III)–oxygen intermediates in the reaction of a NiII-salt with mCPBA"
    F. F. Pfaff & F. Heims , S. Kundu , S. Mebs and K. Ray*
    Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 3730.
  3. "O-O Bond Formation Mediated by a Hexanuclear Iron Complex Supported on a Stannoxane Core"
    S. Kundu, E. Matito, S. Walleck, F. F. Pfaff, F. Heims, B. Rábay, J. M. Luis, A. Company, B. Braun, T. Glaser, and K. Ray*
    Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 10, 2787.
  4. "An Oxocobalt(IV) Complex Stabilized by Lewis Acid Interactions with Scandium(III) Ions."
    F. F. Pfaff, S. Kundu, M. Risch, S. Pandian, F. Heims, I. Pryjomska-Ray, P. Haack, R. Metzinger, E. Bill, H. Dau, P. Comba, K. Ray*
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 7, 1749.



  1. "Bioinorganic Chemistry Conference 2013", Lanzarote, Spain, 19. - 22. February 2013, poster (poster prize).

  2. "UniCat Workshop - Challenges  in Molecular Catalysis", Berlin, Germany, 25. - 26. April 2012, oral presentation.

  3. "Tage der Forschung - Entdeckt was ihr wollt!", Berlin, Germany, 22. - 23. September 2011, experimental presentation.

  4. "3rd Erlangen Symposium on Redox-Active Metal Complexes: Control of Reactivity via Molecular Architecture", Erlangen, Germany, 5. - 8. October 2011, poster.

  5. "International Symposium on Relations between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis (ISHHC)", Berlin, Germany, 11. - 16. September 2011, poster.

  6. "Koordinationschemie-Treffen 2011", Stuttgart, Germany, 27. February - 1. March 2011, poster (poster prize).

  7. "Koordinationschemie-Treffen 2010", Mainz, Germany, 21. - 23. Feburary 2010, poster.