2012

H. Golnabi, Carbon nanotube research developments in terms of published papers and patents, synthesis and production, Scientia Iranica, Volume 19, Issue 6, December 2012, Pages 2012-2022, ISSN 1026-3098, 10.1016/j.scient.2012.10.036.

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Keywords: Published references; Paper; Patent; Nanotechnology; Synthesis

Keivan Kiani, Hossein M. Shodja, Response of reinforced concrete structures to macrocell corrosion of reinforcements. Part II: After propagation of microcracks via a numerical approach, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Volume 242, January 2012, Pages 7-18, ISSN 0029-5493, 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2011.09.018.

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Omid Akhavan, Elham Ghaderi, Alireza Akhavan, Size-dependent genotoxicity of graphene nanoplatelets in human stem cells, Biomaterials, Volume 33, Issue 32, November 2012, Pages 8017-8025, ISSN 0142-9612, 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2012.07.040.

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Keywords: Reduced graphene Oxide; Nanoscale lateral dimension; Size effect; Cytotoxicity; Genotoxicity; Stem cells

H. Maleki, A. Simchi, M. Imani, B.F.O. Costa, Size-controlled synthesis of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles and their surface coating by gold for biomedical applications, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Volume 324, Issue 23, November 2012, Pages 3997-4005, ISSN 0304-8853, 10.1016/j.jmmm.2012.06.045.

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Keywords: Mono-dispersity; Superparamagnetic Nanoparticle; Nano-emulsion; Surface functionalization; Fe<sub>3</sub>O<sub>4</sub>; Au; Core/shell

A.F. Moshtaghin, R. Naghdabadi, M. Asghari, Effects of surface residual stress and surface elasticity on the overall yield surfaces of nanoporous materials with cylindrical nanovoids, Mechanics of Materials, Volume 51, August 2012, Pages 74-87, ISSN 0167-6636, 10.1016/j.mechmat.2012.04.001.

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Keywords: Nanoporous materials; Metal matrix; Residual stress; Surface energy; Yield surface; Cylindrical nanovoids

M. Farrokhi-rad, M. Ghorbani, Stability of titania nano-particles in different alcohols, Ceramics International, Volume 38, Issue 5, July 2012, Pages 3893-3900, ISSN 0272-8842, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2012.01.041.

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Keywords: A. Suspension; Titania nano-particles; Triethanolamine (TEA); Methanol; Ethanol; Butanol

M.R. Mohammadi, S.A. Tabei, A. Nemati, D. Eder, T. Pradeep, Synthesis and crystallization of lead–zirconium–titanate (PZT) nanotubes at the low temperature using carbon nanotubes (CNTs) as sacrificial templates, Advanced Powder Technology, Volume 23, Issue 5, September 2012, Pages 647-654, ISSN 0921-8831, 10.1016/j.apt.2011.08.001.

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Keywords: PZT nanotube; Sol–gel; Carbon nanotube; Crystallization

Abbas Ghasempour Ardakani, Mojtaba Golshani Gharyeh Ali, Seyed Mohammad Mahdavi, Ali Reza Bahrampour, Mode analysis of fiber Bragg grating random lasers in the presence of mode competition, Optics & Laser Technology, Volume 44, Issue 4, June 2012, Pages 969-975, ISSN 0030-3992, 10.1016/j.optlastec.2011.10.022.

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Keywords: Random laser; Transfer matrix method; Fiber Bragg grating

S.A. Niaki, J.R. Mianroodi, M. Sadeghi, R. Naghdabadi, Dynamic and static fracture analyses of graphene sheets and carbon nanotubes, Composite Structures, Volume 94, Issue 8, July 2012, Pages 2365-2372, ISSN 0263-8223, 10.1016/j.compstruct.2012.02.027.

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Keywords: Static fracture; Dynamic fracture; Wave propagation; Graphene sheet; Carbon nanotube; Finite element method

Saeed Shahrokhian, Shokoufeh Rastgar, Electrochemical deposition of gold nanoparticles on carbon nanotube coated glassy carbon electrode for the improved sensing of tinidazole, Electrochimica Acta, Volume 78, 1 September 2012, Pages 422-429, ISSN 0013-4686, 10.1016/j.electacta.2012.06.035.

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Keywords: Gold nanoparticles; Multi-walled carbon nanotube; Tinidazole; Voltammetry

Morasae Samadi, Hossein Asghari Shivaee, Marco Zanetti, Ali Pourjavadi, Alireza Moshfegh, Visible light photocatalytic activity of novel MWCNT-doped ZnO electrospun nanofibers, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, Volume 359, July 2012, Pages 42-48, ISSN 1381-1169, 10.1016/j.molcata.2012.03.019.

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Keywords: Photocatalytic; Electrospinning; ZnO–MWCNT; Photosensitizer; Band gap

M. Reza Hormozi-Nezhad, Mehdi Jalali-Heravi, Hossein Robatjazi, Heshmatollah Ebrahimi-Najafabadi, Controlling aspect ratio of colloidal silver nanorods using response surface methodology, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Volume 393, 5 January 2012, Pages 46-52, ISSN 0927-7757, 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2011.10.023.

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Keywords: Silver nanorods; Aspect ratio; Plasmon band; Experimental design; Response surface methodology

H. Ahmadzadeh-Bakhshayesh, M.Yu. Gutkin, H.M. Shodja, Surface/interface effects on elastic behavior of a screw dislocation in an eccentric core–shell nanowire, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Volume 49, Issue 13, 15 June 2012, Pages 1665-1675, ISSN 0020-7683, 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2012.03.020.

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Keywords: Core–shell nanowire; Screw dislocation; Surface stress; Interface stress; Image force

Mahmoud Samadpour, Sixto Giménez, Pablo P. Boix, Qing Shen, Mauricio E. Calvo, Nima Taghavinia, Azam Iraji zad, Taro Toyoda, Hernán Míguez, Iván Mora-Seró, Effect of nanostructured electrode architecture and semiconductor deposition strategy on the photovoltaic performance of quantum dot sensitized solar cells, Electrochimica Acta, Volume 75, 30 July 2012, Pages 139-147, ISSN 0013-4686, 10.1016/j.electacta.2012.04.087.

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Keywords: Quantum dots; Solar cells; CdSe; SILAR; CBD

N. Tahmasebi Garavand, M. Ranjbar, S.M. Mahdavi, A. Iraji zad, Colouration process of colloidal tungsten oxide nanoparticles in the presence of hydrogen gas, Applied Surface Science, Volume 258, Issue 24, 1 October 2012, Pages 10089-10094, ISSN 0169-4332, 10.1016/j.apsusc.2012.06.081.

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Keywords: Tungsten oxide nanoparticles; Laser ablation; Gasochromic; Optical absorption

A. Alahgholipour Omrani, N. Taghavinia, Photo-induced growth of silver nanoparticles using UV sensitivity of cellulose fibers, Applied Surface Science, Volume 258, Issue 7, 15 January 2012, Pages 2373-2377, ISSN 0169-4332, 10.1016/j.apsusc.2011.10.038.

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Keywords: Silver; Nanoparticles; UV irradiation; Cellulose

Yaser Bahari Mollamahalle, Mohammad Ghorbani, Abolghasem Dolati, Electrodeposition of long gold nanotubes in polycarbonate templates as highly sensitive 3D nanoelectrode ensembles, Electrochimica Acta, Volume 75, 30 July 2012, Pages 157-163, ISSN 0013-4686, 10.1016/j.electacta.2012.04.119.

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Keywords: Electrodeposited gold nanotubes; Polycarbonate membranes; Controlled chemical etching; Nanoelectrode ensembles

Abbas Ghasempour Ardakani, Meysam Pazoki, Seyed Mohammad Mahdavi, Ali Reza Bahrampour, Nima Taghavinia, Ultraviolet photodetectors based on ZnO sheets: The effect of sheet size on photoresponse properties, Applied Surface Science, Volume 258, Issue 14, 1 May 2012, Pages 5405-5411, ISSN 0169-4332, 10.1016/j.apsusc.2012.02.024.

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Keywords: ZnO sheets; UV photodetector; Electrodeposition; Response time

Hossein M. Shodja, Ladan Pahlevani, Surface/interface effect on the scattered fields of an anti-plane shear wave in an infinite medium by a concentric multi-coated nanofiber/nanotube, European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, Volume 32, March–April 2012, Pages 21-31, ISSN 0997-7538, 10.1016/j.euromechsol.2011.08.006.

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Keywords: Surface/interface elasticity; Anti-plane shear wave; Nanofiber; Nanotube

O. Akhavan, M. Kalaee, Z.S. Alavi, S.M.A. Ghiasi, A. Esfandiar, Increasing the antioxidant activity of green tea polyphenols in the presence of iron for the reduction of graphene oxide, Carbon, Volume 50, Issue 8, July 2012, Pages 3015-3025, ISSN 0008-6223, 10.1016/j.carbon.2012.02.087.

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S.A. Niaki, R. Naghdabadi, Interaction of two nearby CNTs/nanovoids embedded in a metal matrix using modified nonlocal elasticity, Composites Part B: Engineering, Volume 43, Issue 8, December 2012, Pages 3167-3181, ISSN 1359-8368, 10.1016/j.compositesb.2012.04.018.

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Keywords: A. Metal–matrix composites (MMCs); B. Elasticity; B. Stress concentrations; C. Analytical modeling; Nonlocal elasticity

M.R. Hormozi-Nezhad, E. Seyedhosseini, H. Robatjazi, Spectrophotometric determination of glutathione and cysteine based on aggregation of colloidal gold nanoparticles, Scientia Iranica, Volume 19, Issue 3, June 2012, Pages 958-963, ISSN 1026-3098, 10.1016/j.scient.2012.04.018.

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Keywords: Gold nanoparticle; Amino acids; Cysteine; Glutathione; Colorimetric detection

N. Tahmasebi Garavand, S.M. Mahdavi, A. Iraji zad, M. Ranjbar, The effect of operating temperature on gasochromic properties of amorphous and polycrystalline pulsed laser deposited WO3 films, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Volume 169, 5 July 2012, Pages 284-290, ISSN 0925-4005, 10.1016/j.snb.2012.04.082.

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Keywords: Pulsed laser deposition; Tungsten oxide film; Gasochromic; Temperature effects

H. Asgharzadeh, A. Simchi, H.S. Kim, Dynamic restoration and microstructural evolution during hot deformation of a P/M Al6063 alloy, Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 542, 30 April 2012, Pages 56-63, ISSN 0921-5093, 10.1016/j.msea.2012.02.031.

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Keywords: Hot deformation; P/M aluminum alloy; Restoration mechanisms; Microstructure; Electron backscatter diffraction; Constitutive equation

H. Amini, A. Simchi, A.H. Kokabi, Effects of crystal orientation on the tensile and shear deformation of nickel–silicon interfaces: A molecular dynamics simulation, Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 543, 1 May 2012, Pages 217-223, ISSN 0921-5093, 10.1016/j.msea.2012.02.079.

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Keywords: Molecular dynamics; Interface; Crystal structure; Deformation; Silicon–nickel

Abbas Ghasempour Ardakani, Mehdi Hosseini, Ali Reza Bahrampour, Seyed Mohammad Mahdavi, Temperature tunable random laser using superconducting materials, Optics Communications, Volume 285, Issue 7, 1 April 2012, Pages 1900-1904, ISSN 0030-4018, 10.1016/j.optcom.2011.12.052.

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Keywords: Random laser; FDTD method; Superconductor layer

O. Akhavan, E. Ghaderi, Escherichia coli bacteria reduce graphene oxide to bactericidal graphene in a self-limiting manner, Carbon, Volume 50, Issue 5, April 2012, Pages 1853-1860, ISSN 0008-6223, 10.1016/j.carbon.2011.12.035.

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Ehsan Roohi, Masoud Darbandi, Recommendations on performance of parallel DSMC algorithm in solving subsonic nanoflows, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Volume 36, Issue 5, May 2012, Pages 2314-2321, ISSN 0307-904X, 10.1016/j.apm.2011.08.036.

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Keywords: DSMC; Parallel computing; MPI; Nanochannel

H.M. Shodja, H. Ahmadzadeh-Bakhshayesh, M.Yu. Gutkin, Size-dependent interaction of an edge dislocation with an elliptical nano-inhomogeneity incorporating interface effects, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Volume 49, Issue 5, 1 March 2012, Pages 759-770, ISSN 0020-7683, 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2011.11.013.

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Keywords: Interface stress; Elliptical inhomogeneity; Edge dislocation; Nano scale

A. Esfandiar, S. Ghasemi, A. Irajizad, O. Akhavan, M.R. Gholami, The decoration of TiO2/reduced graphene oxide by Pd and Pt nanoparticles for hydrogen gas sensing, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 37, Issue 20, October 2012, Pages 15423-15432, ISSN 0360-3199, 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2012.08.011.

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Keywords: Graphene; Palladium; TiO<sub>2</sub> nanoparticles; Photocatalytic reduction; Hydrogen gas sensors

H. Asgharzadeh, A. Simchi, H.S. Kim, High-temperature deformation and structural restoration of a nanostructured Al alloy, Scripta Materialia, Volume 66, Issue 11, June 2012, Pages 911-914, ISSN 1359-6462, 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2012.02.026.

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Keywords: Aluminum; Nanostructured materials; High-temperature deformation; Restoration mechanisms

Azam Gholizadeh, Saeed Shahrokhian, Azam Iraji zad, Shamsoddin Mohajerzadeh, Manouchehr Vosoughi, Sara Darbari, Zeinab Sanaee, Mediator-less highly sensitive voltammetric detection of glutamate using glutamate dehydrogenase/vertically aligned CNTs grown on silicon substrate, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Volume 31, Issue 1, 15 January 2012, Pages 110-115, ISSN 0956-5663, 10.1016/j.bios.2011.10.002.

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Keywords: Vertically aligned carbon nanotubes; Direct current plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition; Glutamate; Voltammetry

Ali Reyhani, Seyedeh Zahra Mortazavi, Soghra Mirershadi, Ahmad Nozad Golikand, Alireaza Z. Moshfegh, H2 adsorption mechanism in Mg modified multi-walled carbon nanotubes for hydrogen storage, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 37, Issue 2, January 2012, Pages 1919-1926, ISSN 0360-3199, 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2011.05.085.

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Keywords: MWCNTs; Mg; H<sub>2</sub> desorption; Volumetric; Electrochemical

S. Ghasemi, S. Rahman Setayesh, A. Habibi-Yangjeh, M.R. Hormozi-Nezhad, M.R. Gholami, Assembly of CeO2–TiO2 nanoparticles prepared in room temperature ionic liquid on graphene nanosheets for photocatalytic degradation of pollutants, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Volumes 199–200, 15 January 2012, Pages 170-178, ISSN 0304-3894, 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2011.10.080.

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Keywords: CeO<sub>2</sub>–TiO<sub>2</sub> nanoparticles; CeO<sub>2</sub>–TiO<sub>2</sub>–graphene nanocomposites; Photocatalysis; Graphene; Room-temperature ionic liquid

Nemat Tahmasebi Garavand, Seyed Mohammad Mahdavi, Azam Irajizad, Kaveh Ahadi, Synthesis of sodium tungsten oxide nano-thick plates, Materials Letters, Volume 82, 1 September 2012, Pages 214-216, ISSN 0167-577X, 10.1016/j.matlet.2012.05.106.

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Keywords: Nanoparticles; Deposition; Crystal structure; Crystal growth; Electroceramics

Abbas Ghasempour Ardakani, Ali Reza Bahrampour, Seyed Mohammad Mahdavi, Mojtaba Golshani Gharyeh Ali, Numerical study of random lasing in three dimensional amplifying disordered media, Optics Communications, Volume 285, Issue 6, 15 March 2012, Pages 1314-1322, ISSN 0030-4018, 10.1016/j.optcom.2011.10.018.

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Keywords: Random laser; FDTD method; Three dimensional disordered medium

Kaveh Ahadi, Ali Nemati, Seyed-Mohammad Mahdavi, Conductor–insulator transition and electronic structure of Ca-doped BiFeO3 films, Materials Letters, Volume 83, 15 September 2012, Pages 124-126, ISSN 0167-577X, 10.1016/j.matlet.2012.05.126.

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Keywords: Ferroelectricity; Thin films; Magnetic materials; Electronic materials

N. Naseri, H. Kim, W. Choi, A.Z. Moshfegh, Optimal Ag concentration for H2 production via Ag:TiO2 nanocomposite thin film photoanode, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 37, Issue 4, February 2012, Pages 3056-3065, ISSN 0360-3199, 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2011.11.041.

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Keywords: Silver nanoparticles; Transient time; Photocurrent density; Hydrogen generation

H. Alihosseini, M. Asle Zaeem, K. Dehghani, H.A. Shivaee, Producing ultrafine-grained aluminum rods by cyclic forward-backward extrusion: Study the microstructures and mechanical properties, Materials Letters, Volume 74, 1 May 2012, Pages 147-150, ISSN 0167-577X, 10.1016/j.matlet.2012.01.102.

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Keywords: Severe plastic deformation; Aluminum alloy; Ultrafine grained rods; Mechanical properties; TEM; EBSD

Kaveh Ahadi, Seyed-Mohammad Mahdavi, Ali Nemati, Mohammad Tabesh, Mehdi Ranjbar, Electronic structure and morphological study of BaTiO3 film grown by pulsed-laser deposition, Materials Letters, Volume 72, 1 April 2012, Pages 107-109, ISSN 0167-577X, 10.1016/j.matlet.2011.12.081.

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Keywords: Electronic materials; Ferroelectrics; Thin films

H. Alihosseini, M. Asle Zaeem, K. Dehghani, H.A. Shivaee, Producing ultrafine-grained aluminum rods by cyclic forward-backward extrusion: Study the microstructures and mechanical properties, Materials Letters, Volume 74, 1 May 2012, Pages 147-150, ISSN 0167-577X, 10.1016/j.matlet.2012.01.102.

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Keywords: Severe plastic deformation; Aluminum alloy; Ultrafine grained rods; Mechanical properties; TEM; EBSD

Kaveh Ahadi, Seyed-Mohammad Mahdavi, Ali Nemati, Mohammad Tabesh, Mehdi Ranjbar, Electronic structure and morphological study of BaTiO3 film grown by pulsed-laser deposition, Materials Letters, Volume 72, 1 April 2012, Pages 107-109, ISSN 0167-577X, 10.1016/j.matlet.2011.12.081.

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Keywords: Electronic materials; Ferroelectrics; Thin films

H. Golnabi, Carbon nanotube research developments in terms of published papers and patents, synthesis and production, Scientia Iranica, Volume 19, Issue 6, December 2012, Pages 2012-2022, ISSN 1026-3098, 10.1016/j.scient.2012.10.036.

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1026309812002477)

Keywords: Published references; Paper; Patent; Nanotechnology; Synthesis

Keivan Kiani, Hossein M. Shodja, Response of reinforced concrete structures to macrocell corrosion of reinforcements. Part II: After propagation of microcracks via a numerical approach, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Volume 242, January 2012, Pages 7-18, ISSN 0029-5493, 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2011.09.018.

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0029549311008119)

Omid Akhavan, Elham Ghaderi, Alireza Akhavan, Size-dependent genotoxicity of graphene nanoplatelets in human stem cells, Biomaterials, Volume 33, Issue 32, November 2012, Pages 8017-8025, ISSN 0142-9612, 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2012.07.040.

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0142961212008356)

Keywords: Reduced graphene Oxide; Nanoscale lateral dimension; Size effect; Cytotoxicity; Genotoxicity; Stem cells

H. Maleki, A. Simchi, M. Imani, B.F.O. Costa, Size-controlled synthesis of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles and their surface coating by gold for biomedical applications, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Volume 324, Issue 23, November 2012, Pages 3997-4005, ISSN 0304-8853, 10.1016/j.jmmm.2012.06.045.

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304885312005586)

Keywords: Mono-dispersity; Superparamagnetic Nanoparticle; Nano-emulsion; Surface functionalization; Fe<sub>3</sub>O<sub>4</sub>; Au; Core/shell

A.F. Moshtaghin, R. Naghdabadi, M. Asghari, Effects of surface residual stress and surface elasticity on the overall yield surfaces of nanoporous materials with cylindrical nanovoids, Mechanics of Materials, Volume 51, August 2012, Pages 74-87, ISSN 0167-6636, 10.1016/j.mechmat.2012.04.001.

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167663612000737)

Keywords: Nanoporous materials; Metal matrix; Residual stress; Surface energy; Yield surface; Cylindrical nanovoids

M. Farrokhi-rad, M. Ghorbani, Stability of titania nano-particles in different alcohols, Ceramics International, Volume 38, Issue 5, July 2012, Pages 3893-3900, ISSN 0272-8842, 10.1016/j.ceramint.2012.01.041.

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272884212000442)

Keywords: A. Suspension; Titania nano-particles; Triethanolamine (TEA); Methanol; Ethanol; Butanol

M.R. Mohammadi, S.A. Tabei, A. Nemati, D. Eder, T. Pradeep, Synthesis and crystallization of lead–zirconium–titanate (PZT) nanotubes at the low temperature using carbon nanotubes (CNTs) as sacrificial templates, Advanced Powder Technology, Volume 23, Issue 5, September 2012, Pages 647-654, ISSN 0921-8831, 10.1016/j.apt.2011.08.001.

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921883111001294)

Keywords: PZT nanotube; Sol–gel; Carbon nanotube; Crystallization

Abbas Ghasempour Ardakani, Mojtaba Golshani Gharyeh Ali, Seyed Mohammad Mahdavi, Ali Reza Bahrampour, Mode analysis of fiber Bragg grating random lasers in the presence of mode competition, Optics & Laser Technology, Volume 44, Issue 4, June 2012, Pages 969-975, ISSN 0030-3992, 10.1016/j.optlastec.2011.10.022.

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0030399211003331)

Keywords: Random laser; Transfer matrix method; Fiber Bragg grating

S.A. Niaki, J.R. Mianroodi, M. Sadeghi, R. Naghdabadi, Dynamic and static fracture analyses of graphene sheets and carbon nanotubes, Composite Structures, Volume 94, Issue 8, July 2012, Pages 2365-2372, ISSN 0263-8223, 10.1016/j.compstruct.2012.02.027.

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0263822312001006)

Keywords: Static fracture; Dynamic fracture; Wave propagation; Graphene sheet; Carbon nanotube; Finite element method

Saeed Shahrokhian, Shokoufeh Rastgar, Electrochemical deposition of gold nanoparticles on carbon nanotube coated glassy carbon electrode for the improved sensing of tinidazole, Electrochimica Acta, Volume 78, 1 September 2012, Pages 422-429, ISSN 0013-4686, 10.1016/j.electacta.2012.06.035.

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013468612009759)

Keywords: Gold nanoparticles; Multi-walled carbon nanotube; Tinidazole; Voltammetry

Morasae Samadi, Hossein Asghari Shivaee, Marco Zanetti, Ali Pourjavadi, Alireza Moshfegh, Visible light photocatalytic activity of novel MWCNT-doped ZnO electrospun nanofibers, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, Volume 359, July 2012, Pages 42-48, ISSN 1381-1169, 10.1016/j.molcata.2012.03.019.

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1381116912000970)

Keywords: Photocatalytic; Electrospinning; ZnO–MWCNT; Photosensitizer; Band gap

M. Reza Hormozi-Nezhad, Mehdi Jalali-Heravi, Hossein Robatjazi, Heshmatollah Ebrahimi-Najafabadi, Controlling aspect ratio of colloidal silver nanorods using response surface methodology, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Volume 393, 5 January 2012, Pages 46-52, ISSN 0927-7757, 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2011.10.023.

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0927775711006686)

Keywords: Silver nanorods; Aspect ratio; Plasmon band; Experimental design; Response surface methodology

H. Ahmadzadeh-Bakhshayesh, M.Yu. Gutkin, H.M. Shodja, Surface/interface effects on elastic behavior of a screw dislocation in an eccentric core–shell nanowire, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Volume 49, Issue 13, 15 June 2012, Pages 1665-1675, ISSN 0020-7683, 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2012.03.020.

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S002076831200114X)

Keywords: Core–shell nanowire; Screw dislocation; Surface stress; Interface stress; Image force

Mahmoud Samadpour, Sixto Giménez, Pablo P. Boix, Qing Shen, Mauricio E. Calvo, Nima Taghavinia, Azam Iraji zad, Taro Toyoda, Hernán Míguez, Iván Mora-Seró, Effect of nanostructured electrode architecture and semiconductor deposition strategy on the photovoltaic performance of quantum dot sensitized solar cells, Electrochimica Acta, Volume 75, 30 July 2012, Pages 139-147, ISSN 0013-4686, 10.1016/j.electacta.2012.04.087.

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013468612006573)

Keywords: Quantum dots; Solar cells; CdSe; SILAR; CBD

N. Tahmasebi Garavand, M. Ranjbar, S.M. Mahdavi, A. Iraji zad, Colouration process of colloidal tungsten oxide nanoparticles in the presence of hydrogen gas, Applied Surface Science, Volume 258, Issue 24, 1 October 2012, Pages 10089-10094, ISSN 0169-4332, 10.1016/j.apsusc.2012.06.081.

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Keywords: Tungsten oxide nanoparticles; Laser ablation; Gasochromic; Optical absorption

A. Alahgholipour Omrani, N. Taghavinia, Photo-induced growth of silver nanoparticles using UV sensitivity of cellulose fibers, Applied Surface Science, Volume 258, Issue 7, 15 January 2012, Pages 2373-2377, ISSN 0169-4332, 10.1016/j.apsusc.2011.10.038.

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Keywords: Silver; Nanoparticles; UV irradiation; Cellulose

Yaser Bahari Mollamahalle, Mohammad Ghorbani, Abolghasem Dolati, Electrodeposition of long gold nanotubes in polycarbonate templates as highly sensitive 3D nanoelectrode ensembles, Electrochimica Acta, Volume 75, 30 July 2012, Pages 157-163, ISSN 0013-4686, 10.1016/j.electacta.2012.04.119.

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Keywords: Electrodeposited gold nanotubes; Polycarbonate membranes; Controlled chemical etching; Nanoelectrode ensembles

Abbas Ghasempour Ardakani, Meysam Pazoki, Seyed Mohammad Mahdavi, Ali Reza Bahrampour, Nima Taghavinia, Ultraviolet photodetectors based on ZnO sheets: The effect of sheet size on photoresponse properties, Applied Surface Science, Volume 258, Issue 14, 1 May 2012, Pages 5405-5411, ISSN 0169-4332, 10.1016/j.apsusc.2012.02.024.

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Keywords: ZnO sheets; UV photodetector; Electrodeposition; Response time

Hossein M. Shodja, Ladan Pahlevani, Surface/interface effect on the scattered fields of an anti-plane shear wave in an infinite medium by a concentric multi-coated nanofiber/nanotube, European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, Volume 32, March–April 2012, Pages 21-31, ISSN 0997-7538, 10.1016/j.euromechsol.2011.08.006.

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Keywords: Surface/interface elasticity; Anti-plane shear wave; Nanofiber; Nanotube

O. Akhavan, M. Kalaee, Z.S. Alavi, S.M.A. Ghiasi, A. Esfandiar, Increasing the antioxidant activity of green tea polyphenols in the presence of iron for the reduction of graphene oxide, Carbon, Volume 50, Issue 8, July 2012, Pages 3015-3025, ISSN 0008-6223, 10.1016/j.carbon.2012.02.087.

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S.A. Niaki, R. Naghdabadi, Interaction of two nearby CNTs/nanovoids embedded in a metal matrix using modified nonlocal elasticity, Composites Part B: Engineering, Volume 43, Issue 8, December 2012, Pages 3167-3181, ISSN 1359-8368, 10.1016/j.compositesb.2012.04.018.

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Keywords: A. Metal–matrix composites (MMCs); B. Elasticity; B. Stress concentrations; C. Analytical modeling; Nonlocal elasticity

M.R. Hormozi-Nezhad, E. Seyedhosseini, H. Robatjazi, Spectrophotometric determination of glutathione and cysteine based on aggregation of colloidal gold nanoparticles, Scientia Iranica, Volume 19, Issue 3, June 2012, Pages 958-963, ISSN 1026-3098, 10.1016/j.scient.2012.04.018.

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Keywords: Gold nanoparticle; Amino acids; Cysteine; Glutathione; Colorimetric detection

N. Tahmasebi Garavand, S.M. Mahdavi, A. Iraji zad, M. Ranjbar, The effect of operating temperature on gasochromic properties of amorphous and polycrystalline pulsed laser deposited WO3 films, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Volume 169, 5 July 2012, Pages 284-290, ISSN 0925-4005, 10.1016/j.snb.2012.04.082.

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Keywords: Pulsed laser deposition; Tungsten oxide film; Gasochromic; Temperature effects

H. Asgharzadeh, A. Simchi, H.S. Kim, Dynamic restoration and microstructural evolution during hot deformation of a P/M Al6063 alloy, Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 542, 30 April 2012, Pages 56-63, ISSN 0921-5093, 10.1016/j.msea.2012.02.031.

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Keywords: Hot deformation; P/M aluminum alloy; Restoration mechanisms; Microstructure; Electron backscatter diffraction; Constitutive equation

H. Amini, A. Simchi, A.H. Kokabi, Effects of crystal orientation on the tensile and shear deformation of nickel–silicon interfaces: A molecular dynamics simulation, Materials Science and Engineering: A, Volume 543, 1 May 2012, Pages 217-223, ISSN 0921-5093, 10.1016/j.msea.2012.02.079.

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Keywords: Molecular dynamics; Interface; Crystal structure; Deformation; Silicon–nickel

Abbas Ghasempour Ardakani, Mehdi Hosseini, Ali Reza Bahrampour, Seyed Mohammad Mahdavi, Temperature tunable random laser using superconducting materials, Optics Communications, Volume 285, Issue 7, 1 April 2012, Pages 1900-1904, ISSN 0030-4018, 10.1016/j.optcom.2011.12.052.

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Keywords: Random laser; FDTD method; Superconductor layer

O. Akhavan, E. Ghaderi, Escherichia coli bacteria reduce graphene oxide to bactericidal graphene in a self-limiting manner, Carbon, Volume 50, Issue 5, April 2012, Pages 1853-1860, ISSN 0008-6223, 10.1016/j.carbon.2011.12.035.

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Ehsan Roohi, Masoud Darbandi, Recommendations on performance of parallel DSMC algorithm in solving subsonic nanoflows, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Volume 36, Issue 5, May 2012, Pages 2314-2321, ISSN 0307-904X, 10.1016/j.apm.2011.08.036.

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Keywords: DSMC; Parallel computing; MPI; Nanochannel

H.M. Shodja, H. Ahmadzadeh-Bakhshayesh, M.Yu. Gutkin, Size-dependent interaction of an edge dislocation with an elliptical nano-inhomogeneity incorporating interface effects, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Volume 49, Issue 5, 1 March 2012, Pages 759-770, ISSN 0020-7683, 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2011.11.013.

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Keywords: Interface stress; Elliptical inhomogeneity; Edge dislocation; Nano scale

A. Esfandiar, S. Ghasemi, A. Irajizad, O. Akhavan, M.R. Gholami, The decoration of TiO2/reduced graphene oxide by Pd and Pt nanoparticles for hydrogen gas sensing, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 37, Issue 20, October 2012, Pages 15423-15432, ISSN 0360-3199, 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2012.08.011.

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Keywords: Graphene; Palladium; TiO<sub>2</sub> nanoparticles; Photocatalytic reduction; Hydrogen gas sensors

H. Asgharzadeh, A. Simchi, H.S. Kim, High-temperature deformation and structural restoration of a nanostructured Al alloy, Scripta Materialia, Volume 66, Issue 11, June 2012, Pages 911-914, ISSN 1359-6462, 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2012.02.026.

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Keywords: Aluminum; Nanostructured materials; High-temperature deformation; Restoration mechanisms

Azam Gholizadeh, Saeed Shahrokhian, Azam Iraji zad, Shamsoddin Mohajerzadeh, Manouchehr Vosoughi, Sara Darbari, Zeinab Sanaee, Mediator-less highly sensitive voltammetric detection of glutamate using glutamate dehydrogenase/vertically aligned CNTs grown on silicon substrate, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Volume 31, Issue 1, 15 January 2012, Pages 110-115, ISSN 0956-5663, 10.1016/j.bios.2011.10.002.

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Keywords: Vertically aligned carbon nanotubes; Direct current plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition; Glutamate; Voltammetry

Ali Reyhani, Seyedeh Zahra Mortazavi, Soghra Mirershadi, Ahmad Nozad Golikand, Alireaza Z. Moshfegh, H2 adsorption mechanism in Mg modified multi-walled carbon nanotubes for hydrogen storage, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 37, Issue 2, January 2012, Pages 1919-1926, ISSN 0360-3199, 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2011.05.085.

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Keywords: MWCNTs; Mg; H<sub>2</sub> desorption; Volumetric; Electrochemical

S. Ghasemi, S. Rahman Setayesh, A. Habibi-Yangjeh, M.R. Hormozi-Nezhad, M.R. Gholami, Assembly of CeO2–TiO2 nanoparticles prepared in room temperature ionic liquid on graphene nanosheets for photocatalytic degradation of pollutants, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Volumes 199–200, 15 January 2012, Pages 170-178, ISSN 0304-3894, 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2011.10.080.

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304389411013343)

Keywords: CeO<sub>2</sub>–TiO<sub>2</sub> nanoparticles; CeO<sub>2</sub>–TiO<sub>2</sub>–graphene nanocomposites; Photocatalysis; Graphene; Room-temperature ionic liquid

Nemat Tahmasebi Garavand, Seyed Mohammad Mahdavi, Azam Irajizad, Kaveh Ahadi, Synthesis of sodium tungsten oxide nano-thick plates, Materials Letters, Volume 82, 1 September 2012, Pages 214-216, ISSN 0167-577X, 10.1016/j.matlet.2012.05.106.

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Keywords: Nanoparticles; Deposition; Crystal structure; Crystal growth; Electroceramics

Abbas Ghasempour Ardakani, Ali Reza Bahrampour, Seyed Mohammad Mahdavi, Mojtaba Golshani Gharyeh Ali, Numerical study of random lasing in three dimensional amplifying disordered media, Optics Communications, Volume 285, Issue 6, 15 March 2012, Pages 1314-1322, ISSN 0030-4018, 10.1016/j.optcom.2011.10.018.

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Keywords: Random laser; FDTD method; Three dimensional disordered medium

Kaveh Ahadi, Ali Nemati, Seyed-Mohammad Mahdavi, Conductor–insulator transition and electronic structure of Ca-doped BiFeO3 films, Materials Letters, Volume 83, 15 September 2012, Pages 124-126, ISSN 0167-577X, 10.1016/j.matlet.2012.05.126.

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Keywords: Ferroelectricity; Thin films; Magnetic materials; Electronic materials

N. Naseri, H. Kim, W. Choi, A.Z. Moshfegh, Optimal Ag concentration for H2 production via Ag:TiO2 nanocomposite thin film photoanode, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 37, Issue 4, February 2012, Pages 3056-3065, ISSN 0360-3199, 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2011.11.041.

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360319911025390)

Keywords: Silver nanoparticles; Transient time; Photocurrent density; Hydrogen generation

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