Dr. Paul Sampson

Paul Sampson

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Ph.D., University of Birmingham (UK), 1983


  • Zhou, Y.; Bharadwaj, V.; Rahman, M.; Sampson, P.; Brasch, N. E.; Seed, A. J. Synthesis and Photochemical Studies of o-Nitrobenzyl Caged N-Hydroxysulfonamides. J. Photochem. Photobiol. A., 2019, 384, 112033.
  • Zhou, Y.; Cink, R. B.; Seed, A. J.; Simpson, M. C.; Sampson, P.; Brasch, N. E. Stoichiometric Nitroxyl Photorelease using the (6-Hydroxy-2-naphthalenyl)methyl Phototrigger. Org. Letter, 2019, 21, 1054-1057.
  • Adas, S. K.; Bharadwaj, V.; Zhou, Y.; Zhang, J.; Seed, A. J.; Brasch, N. E.; Sampson, P. Synthesis and HNO Donating Properties of the Piloty's Acid Analogue Trifluoromethanesulphonylhydroxamic acid... Chem. Eur. J., 2018, 24, 7330-7334.
  • Zhou, Y.; Cink, R. B.; Fejedelem, Z. A.; Simpson, M. C.; Seed, A. J.; Sampson, P.; Brasch, N. E. Developing Photoactivatable Nitroxyl (HNO) Donors Incorporating the (3-Hydroxy-2-naphthalenyl)methyl Phototrigger. Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2018, 1745-1755.
  • Seed, A.J.; Sampson, P. A Review of Self-Organising 2,5- and 2,4-Disubstituted 1,3-Thiazole-containing Materials: Synthesis, Mechanisms and Tactics. Liquid Crystals, 2017, 44, 1894-1910.
  • Zhou, Y.; Cink, R.B.; Dassanayake, R.S.; Seed, A.J.; Brasch, N.E.; Sampson, P. Rapid Photoactivated Generation of Nitroxyl (HNO) under Neutral pH Conditions. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 13229- 13232.
  • Seed, A. J.; Tietz, J. I.; Gipson, R. M.; Yu, Y.; Sampson, P. Low molar Mass Thieno[3,2-b] and Thieno[2,3- b]thiophenes in Liquid Crystal Materials Science: Recent Synthetic Approaches. Liquid Crystals 2015, 42, 918-927.
  • Grubb, A. M.; Schmidt, M. J.; Seed, A. J.; Sampson, P. Convenient Preparation of Halo-1,3-thiazoles: Important Building Blocks for Materials and Pharmaceutical Synthesis. Synthesis 2012, 44, 1026-1029.
  • Tietz, J. I.; Seed, A. J.; Sampson, P. Preparation of Brominated 2-Alkoxythiophenes via Oxidation and Etherification of 2-Thienyltrifluoroborate Salts. Organic Letters 2012, 14, 5058-5061.
  • Tietz, J. I.; Mastriana, J. R.; et al. Novel 5-(4-alkoxyphenyl)thieno[3,2-b]thiophene-2-carboxylate esters: Highly efficient synthesis and mesogenic evaluation of a new class of materials exhibiting the smectic C phase. Liquid Crystals 2012, 39, 515-530.
  • Grubb, A. M.; Zhang, C.; Jakli, A.; Sampson, P.; Seed, A. J. 2-Alkoxythiazoles: A new core unit for incorporation into self-organising materials. Synthetic approach, mesomorphism, and electrooptic evaluation. Liquid Crystals 2012, 39, 1175-1195.
  • Gipson, R.M.; Sampson, P.; Seed, A.J. The synthesis and mesogenic behavior of the first series of low molar mass thieno[3,2-b]thiophene-2-carboxylate ester-based mesogens. Liquid Crystals 2010, 37, 101-108.