Publications

 

Publications in Refereed Journals

1- “Thiobis(hexamethyldisilazane) as a New Precursor for the Deposition of Sulfur on Gold: A One-Step Concerted Adsorption Process” K. M. Koczkur and A. Houmam, Surface Science 2014, 624, 44.

2- “The Intriguing Reaction of Aromatic Sulfonyl Phthalimides with Gold Surfaces” K. M. Koczkur, E. M. Hamed, C. R. Hesp and A. Houmam, PhysChemChemPhys. 2013, 15, 348.

3- “Rapid Formation of a Dense Sulfur Layer on Gold Through Use of Triphenylmethane Sulfenyl Chloride as a Precursor” A. Houmam, H. Muhammad and K. M. Koczkur, Langmuir 2012, 28, 16881.

4- “Nitro-Substituted Arene Sulfenyl Chlorides as Precursors for the Formation of Aromatic SAMs” H. Muhammad, K. M. Koczkur, A. H. Kycia and A. Houmam, Langmuir 2012, 28, 15853.

5- “Dissociation of Aryl Sulfonyl Phthalimide Radical Anions: Relevance to the Biological Activity of Aryl Sulfonyl Amides” A. Houmam and E. M. Hamed, Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 11328.

6- “Application of the Dissociative Electron Transfer Theory and Its Extension to the Case of In-Cage Interactions in the Electrochemical Reduction of Arene Sulfonyl Chlorides” A. Houmam and E. M. Hamed, PhysChemChemPhys. 2012, 14, 113.

7- “New Insights into Sulfur Deposition on Gold: The Nature of the Debated Rectangular Structures” A. Houmam, Md. G. Moula, K. M. Koczkur and E.M. Hamed, ChemPhysChem 2012, 13, 1240.

8- “Electrochemical Reduction of 4-Iodophenyl Sulfonyl Chloride and 4-Iodopheyl Sulfonyl Phthalimide” E. M. Hamed and A. Houmam, J. Electrochem. Soc. 2011, 158, 162.

9- “Gold Catalyzed Reduction of a Hexavalent Aromatic Sulfonyl Phthalimide to Sulfur” K.M. Koczkur, E. M. Hamed, C.R. Hesp and A. Houmam, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 12128.

10- “Physical Structure of Standing-Up Aromatic SAMs Revealed by Scanning Tunneling Microsopy” A. Houmam, H. Muhammad, and K. M. Koczkur, Langmuir 2011, 27, 13544.

11- “Sulfur Multilayer Formation on Au(111): New Insights from the Study of Hexamethyldisilathiane" K. M. Koczkur, E. M. Hamed and A. Houmam, Langmuir 2011, 27, 12270.

12- “4-Nitrophenyl Sulfenyl Chloride as a New Precursor for the Formation of Aromatic SAMs on Gold Surfaces” A. Houmam, H. Muhammad, M. Chahma, K. Koczkur, and D.F. Thomas, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 7095.

13- “Electron Transfer Initiated Reactions: Bond Formation and Bond Dissociation” A. Houmam, Chem. Rev. 2008, 108, 2180.

14- “Radical/Ion Pair Formation in the Electrochemical Reduction of Arene Sulfenyl Chlorides” C. Ji; M. Ahmida; M. Chahma and A. Houmam, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 15423.

15- “Counter Thermodynamic Processes in the Regioselective bond Cleavage in the Dissociative Electron Transfer to Benzyl Thiocyanates” E. M. Hamed; H. Doai, C. Maclaughlin; A. Houmam, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 6595.

16- “The Role of Nonbonded Sulfur-Oxygen Interaction in the Dissociative Electron Transfer to Nitro-Substituted Arenesulfenyl Chlorides” C. Ji; J. D. Goddard; A. Houmam, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 8076.

17- “Solid catalysts for the production of fine chemicals: the use of natural phosphate alone and doped base catalysts for the synthesis of unsaturated arylsulfones” M. Zahouily; M. Salah; B. Bahlaouane; A. Rayadh; A. Houmam; E. M. Hamed; S. Sebti, Tetrahedron 2004, 60, 1631.

18- “Regioselective Bond Cleavage in the Dissociative Electron Transfer to Benzyl Thiocyanates” A. Houmam; E. M. Hamed, P. Hapiot, J. M. Motto and A. L. Schwan, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 12676.

19- “Spectroscopic and Calorimetric Studies on the Mechanism of Methylenecyclopropane Rearrangements Triggered by Photoinduced Electron Transfer” H. Ikeda; K. Akiyama; Y. Takahashi; T. Nakamura; S. Ishizaki; Y. Shiratori; H. Ohaku; J. L. Goldman; A. Houmam; D. D. M. Wayner; S. Tero-Kubota and T. Miyashi, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 9147.

20- “A Unique Autocatalytic Process and Evidence for a Concerted-Stepwise Mechanism Transition in the Dissociative Electron Transfer Reduction of Aryl Thiocyanates” A. Houmam; E. M. Hamed and I. W. J. Still, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 7258.

21- “Hole Transfer Equilibrium in Rigidly Linked Bichromophoric Molecules” L. Chen; N’ Qi; A. Houmam; D. D. M. Wayner; S. J. Weininger; W. G. McGrimpsey. J. Phys. Chem. A., 1999, 103, 9167.

22- “The Ferrocene Moiety as a Structural Probe: Redox and Structural Properties of Ferrocenoyl Oligoprolines Fc-Pron-OBzl (n = 1-4) and Fc-Pro2-Phe-Obzl”. H-B. Kraatz ; D. M. Leek ; A. Houmam, G. D. Enright ; J. Lusztyk ; Danial D.M. Wayner. J. Organomet. Chem. J. Organomet. Chem., 1999, 589 (1): 38.

23- “Solvent Effects on Redox Properties of Radical Ions” M. Jonsson; A. Houmam; G. Jocys; D. D. M. Wayner. J. Chem. Soc. Perkin transactions II, 1999 Mar. (3): 425.

24- “Electrosynthesis of sulfonium and bisulfonium salts. Addition of alkenes and ketones to thianthrene radical cation and thianthrene diradical dication”. A. Houmam; D. Shukla; D. D. M. Wayner. J. Org. Chem., 1999, 64, 3342. 25- “Direct Observation of Two Different Types of TMM Intermediates in the Photoinduced Electron Transfer Degenerate Methylenecyclopropane Rearrangement”. H. Ikeda; T. Nakamura; T. Miyashi; J. L. Goodman; K. Akiyama; S. Tero-Kubota; A. Houmam; D. D. M. Wayner. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1998, 120, 5832.

26- “Redox Properties of Free Radicals”. D. D. M. Wayner and A. Houmam. Acta Chem. Scan., 1998, 52 (4): 377.

27- “Electrochemical Reduction of 3-(Trimethylstannyl)adamant-1-yl and 4-(trimethylstannyl)bicyclo [2.2.2]oct-1-yl Bromides and Iodides”. W. Adcock; C. A. Clark; A. Houmam; A. Kristic; J. M. Savéant. J. Org. Chem. 1996, 61, 2891.

28- “Ion-Radical Complexes and SRN1-like Reactions in Gas-Phase. A Negative-Ion Mass Spectrometric Investigation of Arylazo Sulfides” C. Dell’Erba; A. Houmam; N. Morin; M. Novi; G. Petrillo; J. Pinson; C. Rolando. J. Org. Chem. 1996, 61, 929.

29- “Photochemical and Electrochemical Induction of Nucleophilic Substitution. Non-Chain SRN1 Processes in the Reaction of 1-Iodoadamantane with Arenethiolate Ions”. P. Hapiot; A. Houmam; J. Pinson; J.M. Savéant. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 11488.

30- “Dissociative Electron Transfer to Dihaloalkanes. Electrochemical Reduction of 1,3-Dihaloadamantanes, 1,4-Dihalobicyclo[2.2.2]octanes, and 1,3-Dihalobicyclo[1.1.1]pentanes” w. Adcock, William, C. I. Clark, A. Houmam, A. R. Krstic, J. Pinson, J-M. Savéant, D. K. Taylor, J. F. Taylor. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 4653.

31- “Very Fast, In-Cage, Recombination of a Radical With a Nucleophile. Arylazo Sulfides in SRN1 Aromatic Nucleophilic Substitutions” C. Dell'Erba, A. Houmam, M. Novi, G. Petrillo, J. Pinson. J. Org. Chem. 1993, 58, 2670.

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