Prof. Ali E. Rakhshani

 

Ph. D., Brunel University, U.K.

Current position:     Professor

 

Areas of interest:     

  • Condensed matter physics

  • Semiconductor materials

  • Solar cells

Recent Publications:     

 

1. Al-doped zinc oxide films grown by successive chemical solution deposition,

    A.E. Rakhshani,

    Appl. Phys. A 92:413-416, 2008

 

2. Schottky diodes on ZnO rods grown homoepitaxially by successive chemical solution deposition,

    A.E. Rakhshani,

    Semicond. Sci. Technol. 23: 075037 (6pp), 2008.

 

3. Optical and electrical characterization of well-aligned ZnO rods electrodeposited on stainless steel foil,

    A.E. Rakhshani,

    Appl. Phys. A 92: 303-308, 2008.   

 

4. Characteristics of aligned ZnO nanorods grown on   stainless-steel foil by successive chemical solution deposition,

    A. E. Rakhshani

    Phys. Stat. Solidi a 89: 1615-1618, 2008.

 

5. Boron-doped ZnO films grown by successive chemical deposition,

    A.E. Rakhshani,

    J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 41: 015305 (6pp), 2008.

 

6. ZnO films grown by successive chemical solution deposition,

    A. E. Rakhshani, A. Bumajdad and J. Kokaj,

    Appl. Phys. A 89: 923- 928, 2007.

 

7. Successive chemical solution deposition of ZnO films on flexible steel substrate: structure, photoluminescence and optical transitions,

    A.E. Rakhshani, J. Kokaj, J. Mathew and B. Pradeep

    Appl. Phys. A 86: 377- 383, 2006.

 

8. Thin ZnO films prepared by chemical solution deposition on glass and flexible conducting substrate,

    A. E. Rakhshani,

    Appl. Phys. A 81: 1497- 1502, 2005.

 

9. Some physical properties of the as-deposited and thermally-annealed CdS films prepared by chemical bath deposition technique,

    A. E. Rakhshani,

    University of Sharjah Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences 1: 1- 16, 2004.

 

10.  Photocurrent spectroscopy of the solution- grown CdS films annealed in CdCl2 vapour,

        J. Kokaj and A. E. Rakhshani,

        Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 37: 1970- 1975, 2004.

 

11.  Characterization of ZnTe films electrodeposited from aqueous solution containing NaOH,

        A.E. Rakhshani,

        Semiconductor Science and Technology 19: 543- 547, 2004.

 

12.  Thin films of ZnTe electrodeposited on stainless steel,

        A.E. Rakhshani and B. Pardeep,

        Applied Physics A 79: 2021-2025, 2004.

 

13.  Optoelectrical properties of electrodeposited Cdx Hg1-x Te with a bandgap energy of 1.35 eV,

        A.E. Rakhshani,

        Semiconductor Science and Technology 17: 924- 930, 2002.

 

14.   Electrodeposited films of Cdx Hg1-x Te with bandgap energy in the range 1.2- 1.5 eV,

        A.E. Rakhshani,

        Physica Status Solidi a 191: 179- 187, 2002.

 

15.   Structure and morphology of chemical-Bath deposited CdS films and clusters,

        A.E. Rakhshani and A. S. Al- Azab,

        Applied Physics A 37: 631- 636,2001.

 

16.   Heterojuntion properties of CdTe/CdS solar cells,

        A.E. Rakhshani,

        Journal of Applied Physics 90: 4265 - 4271, 2001.

 

17.   Characterization of CdS films prepared by chemical- bath deposition,

        A.E. Rakhshani and A. S. Al- Azab,

        Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 12: 8745 - 8755, 2000.

 

18.   Study of Urbach tail, bandgap energy and grain-boundary characteristics in CdS by modulated photocurrent spectroscopy,

        A.E. Rakhshani,

        Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 12: 4391- 4400, 2000.

 

19.   Detailed study of bandgap energy levels in CdTe films electrodeposited from chlorine- containing solutions,

        A.E. Rakhshani and Y. Makdisi,

        Physica Status Solidi a, 179: 159 - 170, 2000..

 

20.   CdTe films electrodeposited from chlorine- containing solutions, Journal of Physics,

        A.E. Rakhshani,

        Condensed Matter 11: 9115 - 9126, 1999.

 

21.   Band diagram of Au / n-CdTe Scottkhy barriers as established by photocurrent measurements,

        K.H. Herrmann, A.E. Rakhshani and L. Alshamary,

        Solid State Electronics 43: 1251 - 1258, 1999.

 

22.   Diffusion controlled electrodeposition and characteristics of CdTe films,

        A.E. Rakhshani and H.A. Ramazaniyan,

        Physica Status Solidi a 172: 379 - 389, 1999.

 

23.   Photo-induced current transient spectroscopy (PICTS) of deep levels in electrodeposited CdTe films,

        A.E. Rakhshani,

        Physica Status Solidi a 169: 85 - 96, 1998.

 

24.   Charge transport mechanisms in Au- CdTe space- charge- limited Schottky diodes,

        A.E. Rakhshani, Y. Makdisi, X. Mathew and N.R. Mathews,

        Physica Status Solidi a 168:177- 187, 1998.

 

25.   Electronic and optical properties of fluorine- doped tin oxide films,

        A.E. Rakhshani, Y. Makdisi and H.A. Ramazaniyan,

        Journal of Applied Physics 83:1049 - 1057, 1998.

 

26.   Electrodeposited CdTe - optical properties,

        A.E. Rakhshani,

        Journal of Applied Physics 81: 7988 - 7993, 1997.

 

27.   The Poole- Frenkel conduction mechanism in Mo-Cu2O- Au thin film structures,

        A.E. Rakhshani, Y. Makdisi and X. Mathew,

        Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 8: 207 - 211, 1997.

 

28.   Deep energy levels and photoelectrical properties of thin cuprous oxide films,

        A.E. Rakhshani, Y. Makdisi and X. Mathew,

        Thin Solid Films 288: 69 - 75, 1996.

 

29.   Planar anisotropy in amorphous semiconductors,

        W.I. Khan, A.E. Rakhshani and A.Y.M. Al-Qenaie,

        Physica B 222: 167-172, 1996.

 

30.   Additive double gate analysis in photoinduced current transient spectroscopy : application to cuprous oxide,

        A.E. Rakhshani, W.I. Khan and X. Mathew,

        Physica Status Solidi a 196:163 -173, 1996.

 

31.   Thermal interferometry of Cu2O thin films electrodeposited on stainless steel substrates,

        M.E. Abu-Zeid, Y.A. Youssef, H.A. Kordia and A.E. Rakhshani,

        Physica Status Solidi a 135: K17 - K19, 1993.

 

32.   The role of space- charge- limited- current conduction in evaluation of the electrical properties of thin Cu2O films,

        A.E. Rakhshani,

        Journal of Applied Physics 69: 2365 - 2369, 1991.

 

33.   Thermostimulated impurity conduction in characterization of electrodepodited Cu2O films,

        A.E. Rakhshani,

        Journal of Applied Physics 69: 2290 - 2295, 1991.

 

34.   Theoritical approach to the effect of impurity conduction on thermostimulated conductivity in semiinsulating materials,

        A.E. Rakhshani,

        Solid State Electronics 34: 157- 162, 1991.

 

35.   Investigation of Cu2O thin film using thermal interferometry,

        M.E. Abu-Zeid, Y. A. Youssef, A. E. Rakhshani and J. Varghese,

        Physica Status Solidi a 113: 123 -129, 1989.

 

36.   Surface texture in electrodeposited cuprous oxide films,

        A.E. Rakhshani and J. Varghese,

        Journal of Materials Science 23: 3847- 3853, 1988.

 

37.   Potentiostatic electrodeposition of cuprous oxide,

        A.E. Rakhshani and J. Varghese,

        Thin Solid Films 157: 87 - 95, 1988.

 

38.   The effect of temperature on electrodeposition of cuprous oxide,

        A.E. Rakhshani and J. Varghese,

        Physica Status Solidi a 105:183 -188, 1988.

 

39.  Optical constants of reactively sputtered cupric oxide films,

        A.E. Rakhshani and F.K. Barakat,

        Materials Letters 6: 37- 40, 1987.

 

40.   Measurement of dispersion in electrodeposited Cu2O,

        A.E. Rakhshani,

        Journal of Applied Physics 62: 1528 -1529, 1987.

 

41.   Optical absorption coefficient and thickness measurements of electrodeposited films of Cu2O,

        A.E. Rakhshani and J. Varghese,

        Physica Status Solidi a 101: 479 - 486, 1987.

 

42.   Galvanostatic deposition of thin films of cuprous oxide,

        A.E. Rakhshani and J. Varghese,

        Solar Energy Materials 15: 237- 248, 1987.

 

43.   Electrodeposition and characterization of cuprous oxide,

        A.E. Rakhshani, A.A. Al-Jassar and J. Varghese,

        Thin Solid Films 148:191- 201, 1987.

 

44.   Determination of thickness and refractive index of Cu2O thin films using thermal and optical interferometry,

        M.E. Abu-Zeid, A.E. Rakhshani, A.A. Al-Jassar and Y.A. Youssef,

        Physica Status Solidi a 93: 613 - 620, 1986.

 

45.   Preparation, characterization and photovoltaic properties of cuprous oxide- a review,

        A.E. Rakhshani,

        Solid State Electronics 29: 7- 17, 1986.

 

46.   Photoelectrochemical cells with n-CdTe,

        A.E. Rakhshani and L.E. Lyons,

        Australian Journal of Chemistry 35: 1949 -1959, 1982.

 

47.   A new switching effect in MIM thin film structures at atmospheric pressure,

        A.E. Rakhshani and C.A. Hogarth,

        International Journal of Electronics 44: 593- 602, 1978.

 

48.   Electrical properties of amorphous thin film sandwiches of Cu-BaO(50%)/SiO(50%)-C,

        A.E. Rakhshani and C.A. Hogarth,

        International Journal of Electronics 42: 465- 477, 1977.

 

49.   The use of electron microscope analyser for the study of the composition of the termination of conduction filaments in MIM structure,

        A.E. Rakhshani and C.A. Hogarth,

        Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 21:147-150, 1976.

 

50.   Observation of local defects caused by electrical conduction through thin sandwich structures of Ag - SiO/BaO - Ag,

        A.E. Rakhshani, C.A. Hogarth and A.A. Abidi,

        Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 20: 25 - 42 ,1976.