My Ali El Khakani

Professeur INRS

Areas of expertise

Nanoparticles , Nanostructured materials , Nanotubes , Ultrathin layers

  • INRS Professor

Phone
514 228-6922

Fax
450 929-8102

E-mail
elkhakani@emt.inrs.ca

Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre

1650, boulevard Lionel-Boulet
Varennes (Quebec)  J3X 1S2
CANADA

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Publications

D. Wang, H. Zhao, N. Wu, M. A. El Khakani, D. Ma
Tuning the charge-transfer property of PbS-quantum dot/TiO2-nanobelt nanohybrids via quantum confinement
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 1 (2010) 1030-1035.

L. Laberge-Lebel, B. Aissa, M. A. El Khakani, D. Therriault
Ultraviolet-assisted direct-write fabrication of carbon nanotube/polymer nanocomposite micro-coils
Advanced Materials, 22 (2010) 592-596.

Y. Awad, M. A. El Khakani, D. Brassard, R. Smirani, + 5 others
Effect of thermal annealing on the structural and mechanical properties of amorphous silicon carbide films prepared by PS-CVD
TSF, 518 (2010) 2738-2744.

L. Laberge-Lebel, B. Aissa, M. A. El Khakani, D. Therriault
Preparation and mechanical characterization of laser ablated single-walled carbon-nanotubes/polyurethane nanocomposite microbeams
Compos. Sci. Technol., 70 (2010), 518-524.

Z. Hamoudi, B. Aïssa, M.A. El Khakani, M. Mohamedi
Synthesis, characterization and electrocatalytic properties of ultra-highly densely packed carbon submicron spheres chains-sheathed carbon microfibers composites
J. Phys. Chem. C, 114 (2010) 1885-1891.

L. L-Lebel, B. Aissa, O. A. Paez, M. A. El Khakani, D. Therriault
3D-microstructured nanocomposite beams by microfluidic infiltration
J. Micromech. Microeng., 19 (2009) 125009 – 7pp.

B. Aïssa, C. Fauteux, D. Therriault, M. A. El Khakani
Structural and Photoluminescence Properties of laser processed ZnO/Carbon Nanotube Nanohybrids
J. Mater. Res., 24 (11) (2009) pp. 3313-3320.

M. A. El Khakani, V. Le Borgne, B. Aïssa, P. Castrucci, M. De Crescenzi, +4 Others
Photocurrent generation in random networks of Multiwall-carbon nanotubes grown by an “all-laser” process
Appl. Phys. Lett., 95 (2009) 083114. Selected by VJNano (www.vjnano.org)

M. Gaidi, A. Hajjaji, M. A. El Khakani, B. Chenevier, M. Labeau, B. Bessais
Optical properties tuning of SnO2 films by metal incorporation (Pt,Pd): correlation with microstructure change
Jpn. J. App. Phys., 48 (2009) 072501/1-5.

J. Jalbert, R. Lacasse, M. A. El Khakani, R. Gilbert
Pulsed KrF excimer laser induced degradation of cellulose based insulating paper
Cellulose, 16(5) (2009) 863-876.

B. Aissa and M. A. El Khakani
The Channel length effect on the electrical performance of suspended-single-wall-carbon-nanotubes based field effect transistors
Nanotechnology, 20 (2009) 175203 (9pp).

B. Aïssa, Z. Hamoudi, H. Takahashi, K. Tohji, M. Mohamedi and M.A. El Khakani
Carbon nanohorns-Coated microfibers for use as free-Standing electrodes for electrochemical power sourcesn
Electrochem. Comm., 11 (2009) 862–866.

C. Fauteux, R. Smirani, J. Pegna, M.A. El Khakani, D. Therriault
Fast synthesis of ZnO nanostructures by laser-induced chemical liquid deposition
Appl. Surf. Sci., 255 (2009) 5359–5362.

P. Castrucci, F. Tombolini, M. De Crescenzi, M. A. El Khakani, +5 others
Comparison of the local order in highly oriented pyrolitic graphite and bundles of single-wall carbon nanotubes by nanoscale extended energy loss spectra
J. Phys. Chem. C, 113 (2009), 4848-4855

C. Fauteux, M.A. El Khakani, J. Pegna, D. Therriault
Influence of solution parameters for the fast growth of ZnO nanostructures by laser-induced chemical liquid deposition
Appl. Phys. A., 94 (2009) 819.

D. Brassard and M. A. El Khakani
Thermal behavior of the microstructure and the electrical properties of magnetron-sputtered high-k titanium silicate thin films
J. Appl. Phys., 103 (2008) 114110 1-8.

D.J. Hilton, R.P. Prasankumar, S. Fourmaux, A. Cavalleri, M. A. El Khakani, + 4 others
Enhanced photosusceptibility near Tc for the light-induced insulator-to-metal phase transition in vanadium dioxide
Phys. Rev. Lett., 100, (2008) 019906.

E. Perfetto, M. Cini, S. Ugenti, P. Castrucci, M. Scarselli, M. De Crescenzi, F. Rosei and M. A. El Khakani
Electronic correlations in graphite and carbon nanotubes from Auger spectroscopy
Phys. Rev. B., 76 (2007) 233408.Selected by VJNano (www.vjnano.org)

D.J. Hilton, M. A. El Khakani, J.C. Kieffer, + 6 others
Enhanced photosusceptibility near Tc for the light-induced insulator-to-metal phase transition in VO2n
Phys. Rev. Lett., 99 (2007) 226401.

D. Brassard, L. Ouellet, and M. A. El Khakani
Substrate biasing effect on the electrical properties of magnetron-sputtered high-k titanium silicate thin films
J. Appl. Phys., vol. 102 (2007) pp. 034106 1-8.

J.H. Yi, B. Aïssa and M. A. El Khakani
Ultra-high oxidation resistance of suspended SWCNT bundles grown by an “all-laser” process
J. Nanosci. Nanotech., Vol. 7 (10) (2007), pp. 3394–3399.

T. Bordjiba, M. Mohamedi, Lê H. Dao, B. Aissa and M.A. El Khakani
Enhanced physical and electrochemical properties of nanostructured carbon nanotubes coated microfibrous carbon paper
Chem. Phys. Lett., Vol. 441 (2007), pp. 88-93.

Y. Awad, M. A. El Khakani, C. Aktik, R. Smirani, +5 others
Thermally induced interfacial interactions between various metal substrates and a-SiC thin films deposited by a polymer-source CVD
Mater. Chem. Phys., 104(2007)350.

R. Dolbec and M. A. El Khakani
Sub-ppm sensitivity towards CO by means of pulsed-laser deposited SnO2:Pt based sensors
Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 90 (2007), pp. 173114 1-3.

D. Brassard, L. Ouellet, and M. A. El Khakani
Room-temperature-deposited titanium silicate thin films for MIM capacitor applications
IEEE-Elect. Dev. Lett., Vol. 28 (4) (2007), pp. 261-263.

D.K. Sarkar, D. Brassard, M. A. El Khakani, L. Ouellet
Dielectric properties of sol-gel derived high-k titanium silicate thin films
Thin Solid Films, Vol. 515 (2007), pp. 4788–4793.

P. Castrucci, F. Tombolini, M. De Crescenzi, M. A. El Khakani + 5 others
Anharmonicity in single-wall carbon nanotubes as evidenced by means of extended energy loss fine structure spectroscopy
Phys. Rev. B, Vol. 75(3), (2007), pp. 035420 1-6. Selected by VJNano (www.vjnano.org)

M. A. El Khakani, J.H. Yi, B. Aïssa
Lateral growth of single-wall-CNTs on various substrates by means of an “all-laser” synthesis approach
Diam. Relat. Mater., Vol. 15, (2006), pp. 1064-1069.

D. Brassard, D.K. Sarkar, M. A. El Khakani, L. Ouellet
Compositional effect on the dielectric properties of high-k titanium silicate thin films deposited by means of a co-sputtering process
J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, Vol. 24(3) (2006), pp. 600-605.

M. A. El Khakani, J.H. Yi, B. Aïssa
Localized growth of suspended SWCNTs by means of an “all-laser” process and their direct integration into nanoelectronic devices
IEEE Trans. Nanotech., Vol. 5(3), (2006), pp.237-242.

D.K. Sarkar, D. Brassard, M.A. El Khakani, L. Ouellet
Single electron tunneling at room temperature in TixSi1-xO2 nanocomposite thin films
Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 87(25), (2005), pp. 253108 1-3.

R. Dolbec and M. A. El Khakani
Pulsed laser deposited platinum and gold nanoparticles as catalysts for enhancing the CO sensitivity of nanostructured SnO2 sensors
Sensor Letters, Vol. 3(3) (2005), pp. 216-221.

P. Castrucci, M. Scarselli, M. De Crescenzi, M. Diociaiuti, P. Chistolini, M. A. El Khakani, F. Rosei
Packing-induced electronic structure changes in bundled single-wall carbon nanotubes
Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 87(10) (2005), pp. 103106 1-3. Selected by VJNano (www.vjnano.org)

M. Tabbal, T. Christidis, S. Isber, P. Mérel, M. A. El Khakani, M. Chaker, A. Amassian, L. Martinu
Correlation between the sp2-phase nanostructure and the physical ppties of unhydrogenated carbon nitride
J. Appl. Phys., 98(4) (2005) pp. 044310 1-8.

D. Brassard and M. A. El Khakani
Pulsed laser deposition of high-k titanium silicate thin films
J. Appl. Phys., 98(5) (2005), pp. 054912 1-9.

J.H. Yi and M. A. El Khakani
Highly oriented planar arrays of SWCNTs grown onto HOPG substrates by means of an “all-laser” process
Chem. Phys. Lett., Vol. 413 (2005) 182-187.

D. Brassard, S. Fourmaux, M. Jean-Jacques, J.C. Kieffer and M. A. El Khakani
Grain size effect on the SC-M phase transition characteristics of magnetron-sputtered VO2 thin films
Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 87(5), (2005), pp 051910 1-3.

D.K. Sarkar, F. Cloutier, M. A. El Khakani
Electrical switching in sol–gel derived Ag–SiO2 nanocomposite thin films
J. Appl. Phys., 97(8) (2005), pp 084302 1-5.

J. Jalbert, R. Lacasse, M. A. El Khakani, R. Gilbert
Accelerated ageing of wood Kraft insulating paper by means of a pulsed KrF excimer laser radiation
Appl. Phys. A , Vol. 81 (2005) 57-63.

R. Dolbec, E. Irissou, M. Chaker, D. Guay, F. Rosei, and M. A. El Khakani
Growth dynamics of pulsed laser deposited Pt nanoparticles on HOPG substrates
Phys. Rev. B, 70 (2004) 201406. Selected by VJNano (www.vjnano.org)

P. Castrucci, M. Scarselli, M. Decrescenzi, M. A. El Khakani, F. Rosei, N. Braidy, J.-H. Yi
Effect of coiling on the electronic properties along single-wall carbon nanotubes
Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 85, (2004) 3857. Selected by VJNano, the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology (www.vjnano.org)

M. A. El Khakani and J.-H. Yi
Nanostructure and electrical properties of SWNT bundle networks grown by an “all-laser” growth process for nanoelectronic device applicationsn
Nanotechnology, Vol. 15, (2004) S524-S-539.

D. Brassard, D.K. Sarkar, M. A. El Khakani, L. Ouellet
High-k titanium silicate thin films grown by reactive magnetron sputtering for CMOS applications
J. Vac. Sci. Techol. A, 22(3) (2004) 851-855.

M. Tabbal, T. Christidis, S. Isber, M. A. El Khakani, P. Mérel, M. Chaker
Graphitic nanoclustering in pulsed laser deposited diamond-like-carbon and carbon nitride thin films
Thin Solid Films, 453–454 (2004), 234–238.

D. Brassard, D.K. Sarkar, M. A. El Khakani, L. Ouellet
Tuning the electrical resistivity of pulsed laser deposited TiSiOx thin films from highly insulating to conductive behaviors
Appl. Phys. Lett., 84(13) (2004), 2304-2306.

E. Desbiens and M. A. El Khakani
Growth of high-k silicon oxynitride thin films by means of a pulsed laser deposition-atomic nitrogen plasma source hybrid system for gate dielectric applications
J. Appl. Phys., 94(9) (2003), 5969-5975.

A.M. Serventi, R. Dolbec, M. A. El Khakani, R.G. Saint-Jacques, D.G. Rickerby
High-resolution transmission electron microscopy investigation of the nanostructure of undoped and Pt-doped nanocrystalline pulsed laser deposited SnO2 thin films
J. Phys. Chem. Sol., 64(11) (2003), 2097-2103.

R. Dolbec, M. A. El Khakani, A. M. Serventi, R.G. Saint-Jacques
Influence of the nanostructural characteristics on the gas sensing properties of pulsed laser deposited tin oxide thin films
Sensors and Actuators B, 93(1-3) (2003), 566-571.

J. Paillier, R. Dolbec, M. A. El Khakani, L. Roué
Electrochemical behavior of Mg-Ni-Ti thin films grown by pulsed laser deposition
J. Alloy. Comp., 358(1-2) (2003), 126-132.

D. Brassard, M. A. El Khakani
Dielectric properties of amorphous hydrogenated silicon carbide thin films grown by plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition
J. Appl. Phys., 93(7) (2003), 4066-4071.

N. Braidy, M. A. El Khakani, G. A. Botton
Effect of laser intensity on yield and physical characteristics of single wall carbon nanotubes produced by the Nd: YAG laser vaporization method
Carbon, 2002 Vol: 40(15) Page:2835-2842

N. Braidy, M. A. El Khakani, G. A. Botton
Carbon nanotubular structures synthesis by means of ultraviolet laser ablation
J. Mater. Res., 17(9) (2002), 2189-2192.

N. Braidy, M. A. El Khakani, G. A. Botton
Single-wall carbon nanotubes synthesis by means of UV laser vaporization
Chem. Phys. Lett., 354(1-2) (2002), 88-92.

E. Desbiens, R. Dolbec, M. A. El Khakani
Reactive pulsed laser deposition of high-k silicon dioxide and silicon oxynitride thin films for gate-dielectric applications
J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, 20(3) (2002), 1157-1161.

R. Dolbec, M. A. El Khakani, A. M. Serventi, M. Trudeau, R. G. Saint-Jacques
Microstructure and physical properties of nanostructured tin oxide thin films grown by means of pulsed laser deposition
Thin Solid Films, 419(1-2) (2002), 230-236.

D. K. Sarkar, E. Desbiens, M. A. El Khakani
High-k titanium silicate dielectric thin films grown by pulsed-laser deposition
Appl. Phys. Lett., 80(2) (2002), 294-296.