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Publications:

  1. Z. Hosseini, W.K. Huang, C.M. Tsai, T.M. Chen, N. Taghavinia, E. W. Diau, “Enhanced Light Harvesting with a Reflective Luminescent Down-Shifting Layer for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 5, 5397–5402 (2013)

  2.  N. Sharifi, S. Dadgostar, N. Taghavinia, A. Irajizad, “Freestanding light scattering hollow silver spheres prepared by a facile sacrificial templating method and their application in dye-sensitized solar cells”, J. Power Sources 225, 46–50 (2013)

  3. G. Sadoughi, R. Mohammadpour, A. Irajizad, N. Taghavinia, S. Dadgostar, M. Samadpour, F. Tajabadi, “Improved Charge Collection Efficiency of Hollow Sphere/Nanoparticle Composite TiO2 Electrodes for Solid State Dye Sensitized Solar Cells”, Current Applied Physics 13, 371–376 (2013)

  4. M. Samadpour, S. Giménez, P.P. Boix, Q. Shen, M.E. Calvo, N. Taghavinia, T. Toyoda, “Effect of nanostructured electrode architecture and semiconductor deposition strategy on the photovoltaic performance of quantum dot sensitized solar cells” Electrochem. Acta 75, 139-147 (2012)

  5. S. Dadgostar, F. Tajabadi, N. Taghavinia, “Mesoporous Submicrometer TiO2 Hollow Spheres As Scatterers in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 4, 2964-2968 (2012)

  6. M. Pazoki, N. Taghavinia, Y. Abdi, F. Tajabadi, G. Boschloo, A. Hagfeldt, “CVD-grown TiO2 particles as light scattering structures in dye-sensitized solar cells”, RSC Advances 2, 12278-12285 (2012)

  7. M. Samadpour, N. Taghavinia, A. Iraji-Zad, M. Marandi and F. Tajabadi, “Charge transport properties in nanocomposite photoanodes of DSSCs: Crucial role of electronic structure”, EPJ Appl. Phys. 57, 20401 (2012)

  8. M. Samadpour, S.  Giménez, A. Iraji Zad, N. Taghavinia and I. Mora-Seró, “Easily manufactured TiO2 hollow fibers for quantum dot sensitized solar cells”, Phys. Chem Chem. Phys. 14, 522-528 (2012)

  9. A. A. Omrani and N. Taghavinia, “Photo-induced growth of silver nanoparticles using UV sensitivity of cellulose fibers”, Appl. Surf. Sci. 258, 2373-2377 (2012)

  10.  M. Molaei, M. Marandi, E. Saievar-Iranizad, N. Taghavinia, B. Liu, H. D. Sun and X. W. Sun, ” Near-white emitting QD-LED based on hydrophilic CdS nanocrystals”, J. Lumin. 132, 467-473 (2012)

  11. A. Ghasempour Ardakani, M. Pazoki, S. M. Mahdavi, A. R. Bahrampour, and N. Taghavinia, “Ultraviolet photodetectors based on ZnO sheets: The effect of sheet size on photoresponse properties”, Appl. Surf. Sci. 258, 5405-5411 (2012)

  12. M. Molaei, E. Saievar Iranizad, M. Marandi and N. Taghavinia, “Interstitial sulfur photoluminescence in thermochemically synthesized CdS nanocrystals (NCs)”, EPJ Appl. Phys. 56, 10401 (2011)

  13. M. Molaei, E. Saievar Iranizad, M. Marandi, and N. Taghavinia, “Investigation of the photoluminescence properties of thermochemically synthesized CdS nanocrystals”, AIP Advances 1, 012113 (2011)

  14. M. Molaei, E. S. Iranizad, M. Marandi, N. Taghavinia, R. Amrollahi, “Synthesis of CdS nanocrystals by a microwave activated method and investigation of the photoluminescence and electroluminescence properties”, Appl. Surf. Sci. 257, 9796-9801 (2011) 

  15. H. Yaghoubi, N. Taghavinia, “Surface chemistry of atmospheric plasma modified polycarbonate substrates”, Appl. Surf. Sci. 257, 9836-9839 (2011)

  16. Mahmoud Samadpour, Pablo P. Boix, Sixto Gimnez, Azam Iraji Zad, Nima Taghavinia, Ivan Mora-Sero, and Juan Bisquert, “Fluorine Treatment of TiO2 for Enhancing Quantum Dot Sensitized Solar Cell Performance”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 14400–14407 (2011)

  17. M. Marandi, G. Hajisalem, N. Taghavinia, M. Houshiar, “Fast two-step microwave-activated synthesis of Mn doped ZnS nanocrystals: Comparison of the luminescence and doping process with thermochemical approach”, J. Lumin. 131, 721-726 (2011)

  18.  Leyla Shooshtari, Masoud Rahman, Fariba Tajabadi and Nima Taghavinia, “TiO2 Fibers Enhance Film Integrity and Photovoltaic Performance for Electrophoretically Deposited Dye Solar Cell Photoanodes”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 3, 638–641 (2011)

  19. Masoud Rahman, Fariba Tajabadi, Leyla Shooshtari and Nima Taghavinia, “Nanoparticulate Hollow TiO2 Fibers as Light Scatterers in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly Parameters and Mechanism”, Chem. Phys. Chem, 12, 966–973 (2011)

  20. M. Samadpour, A Irajizad, N Taghavinia and M Molaei, “A new structure to increase the photostability of CdTe quantum dot sensitized solar cells”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 44, 045103 (2011)

  21. Houman Yaghoubi, Nima Taghavinia, Eskandar Keshavarz Alamdari and Alex A. Volinsky, “Nanomechanical Properties of TiO2 Granular Thin Films”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2, 2629–2636 (2010)

  22. R. Mohammadpour, A. Irajizad, N. Taghavinia, b, M. Rahman and M.M. Ahadian, “Electrochemically Assisted Photocatalytic Oxidation of Methanol on TiO2 Nanotube Arrays”, J. Mater. Sci. Tech. 26, 535-541 (2010)

  23. Elham Ghadiri, Nima Taghavinia, Shaik M. Zakeeruddin, Michael Gratzel and Jacques-E. Moser, “Enhanced Electron Collection Efficiency in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Based on Nanostructured TiO2 Hollow Fibers”, Nano Lett. 10, 1632-1638 (2010)

  24. N. Sharifi, F. Tajabadi and N. Taghavinia, “Nanostructured silver fibers: Facile synthesis based on natural cellulose and application to graphite composite electrode for oxygen reduction”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 35, 3258-3262 (2010)

  25. P. Rouhani, N. Taghavinia, S. Rouhani, “Rapid growth of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles using ultrasonic irradiation”, Ultrasonic Sonochemistry 17, 853-856 (2010)

  26. F. Shayeganfar, L. Javidpour, N. Taghavinia, M. R. Rahimi Tabar, M. Sahimi, F. Bagheri-Tar, “Controlled nucleation and growth of CdS nanoparticles by turbulent dispersion”, Phys. Rev. E. 81, 026304-026308 (2010)  

  27. H. Yaghoubi, N. Taghavinia and E. Keshavarz Alamdari, “Self cleaning TiO2 coating on polycarbonate: Surface treatment, photocatalytic and nanomechanical properties”, Surf. Coating Tech. 204, 1562-1568 (2010)

  28. G. Hajisalem, M. Marandi, N. Taghavinia, M. Houshiar, “The two-step thermochemical growth of ZnS:Mn nanocrystals and a study of luminescence evolution”, Nanotechnology 20, 095706-095710 (2009)

  29. R. Mohammadpour, A. Iraji Zad, M. M. Ahadian, N. Taghavinia and A. Dolati, “Comparison of various anodization and annealing conditions of titanium dioxide nanotubular film on MB degradation”, Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys. 47, 10601 (2009)

  30.  J. Saien, M. Asgari, A.R. Soleymani and N. Taghavinia, “Photocatalytic decomposition of direct red 16 and kinetics analysis in a conic body packed bed reactor with nanostructure titania coated Raschig rings”, Chem. Eng. J. 151, 295-301 (2009)

  31. A. Rezaee, M.T. Ghaneian, N. Taghavinia, M.K. Aminian and S.J. Hashemian, "TiO2 nanofibre assisted photocatalytic degradation of Reactive Blue 19 dye from aqueous solution", Environmental Tech. 30, 233-239 (2009). 

  32. M. Kh. Aminian, N. Taghavinia, A. Irajizad, M. Mahdavi, “Two dimensional clustering of nanoparticles on the surface of cellulose fibers”,  J. Phys. Chem. C 113, 12022-12027 (2009)

  33. M. Rahman, N. Taghavinia, “Layer-by-layer self assembly deposition and characterization of TiO2  nanoparticles by using a short chain polycation”, Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys. 48, 10602 (2009)

  34. N. Sharifi and N. Taghavinia, “Nanometric Silver Islands on Glass Fibers Using Heat Segregation Method”, Mater. Chem. Phys. 113, 63-66 (2009)

  35.  Z. Hosseini, N. Taghavinia, N. Sharifi, M. Chavoshi and M. Rahman, “Fabrication of High Conductivity TiO2/Ag Fibrous Electrode by Electrophoretic Deposition Method”, J. Phys. Chem. C 112, 18686–18689 (2008).

  36. S. Shadmehr, S. M. Mahdavi, N. Taghavinia, A. Azarian, "Growth of TiO2 nanoparticles by pulsed laser ablation (PLA) in liquid media and study of photocatalytic properties", Int. J. Modern Phys. B 22, 3193-3200 (2008)

  37. M. Marandi, N. Taghavinia, A. Iraji zad and S. M. Mahdavi, “Self-assembled one-pot synthesis of red luminescent CdS:Mn/Mn(OH)2 nanoparticles”, J. Lumin.128, 1980-1984 (2008).

  38. M. Marandi, N. Taghavinia, A. Iraji zad and S. M. Mahdavi, “Thermochemical growth of Mn doped CdS nanoparticles”, Nanotechnology 19, 225705 (2008)

  39. M. Pourmand, N. Taghavinia, “TiO2 nanostructured films on mica using liquid phase deposition”, Mat. Chem. Phys. 107, 449-455 (2008)

  40. M. Kh. Aminian, N. Taghavinia,  A. Iraji zad, S. M. Mahdavi and M. Chavoshi,” Synthesis of Titania Nanofibers for Photocatalytic Applications”, Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry 37,457-460 (2007)

  41. Z. Sedaghat, N. Taghavinia , G. Rastegarzadeh, M. Marandi, " Thermochemical synthesis of CdS nanoparticles and investigation on luminescence properties ", Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry 37,387-390 (2007)

  42. S. N. Hosseini, S. M. Borghei, M. Vossoughi and N. Taghavinia, “Immobilization of TiO2 on perlite granules for photocatalytic degradation of phenol”, Appl. Catal. B. 73, 327-336 (2007)

  43. M. Khajeh Aminian, N. Taghavinia, A. Irajizad, S. M. Mahdavi, “Adsorption of TiO2 nanoparticles on glass fibers”, J. Phys. Chem. C. 194, 9794-9798 (2007)

  44. Z. Sedaghat, N. Taghavinia, M. Marandi, "Thermal control of the size and crystalline phase of CdS nanoparticles", Nanotechnology, 17, 3812-3817 (2006)

  45. M. Marandi, N. Taghavinia, A. Iraji zad and S. M. Mahdavi, “Fine tuning of CdS nanoparticles size synthesized by photochemical method,” Nanotechnology 17, 1230-1235 (2006)

  46. M. Kh. Aminian, N. Taghavinia, A. Iraji-zad, S. M. Mahdavi, M. Chavoshi and S. Ahmadian, "Highly porous TiO2 nanofibers with a fractal structure," Nanotechnology 17, 520-525 (2006)

  47. G.R.Jafari, P. Kaghazchi, R.S. Dariani, A. Irajizad, S.M. Mahdavi, M.R. Rahimitabar and N.Taghavinia, " Two scale Kirchhof theory: Comparison of experimental observation with theoretical prediction", J. Stat. Mech. (2005) P04013

  48. N. Taghavinia, A. Iraji-zad, S. M. Mahdavi and M. Reza-esmaili, “Photoinduced nanoparticles growth: Size control by UV illumination”, Physica E 30,114-119 (2005)

  49. M. Marandi, N. Taghavinia, A. Iraji zad and S. M. Mahdavi, “A photochemical method for controlling the size of CdS nanoparticles,” Nanotechnology 16, 334-338 (2005)