Efrat Shawat Avraham

  •     Postdoctoral fellowship in the laboratory of perovskite for photovoltaics. (Prof. Arie Zaban and Prof. David Cahen) recently working on low-cost transparent conductive Films
  •     Ph.D. candidate in the laboratory for the synthesis of nanostructures.   (Dr. Gilbert Daniel Nessim). Bar – Ilan  University, Department of Chemistry
  •     M.Sc. Chemistry with focus in the synthesis of carbon nanotubes (CNTs), carbon nanofibers (CNFs) and graphene. Bar – Ilan  University, Department of Chemistry. Graduated with honors
  •     B.Sc. Chemistry with focus on Material Science

          PUBLICATIONS 

1)        E. Shawat-Avraham, L. Shani, V. Mor, O. Girshevitz, A. Westover, C.L. Pint and G.D. Nessim*. Molybdenum thin film reservoir to quadruple carbon nanotube (CNT) height using chemical vapor deposition (CVD) Nanoscale [7.3] Dec. 2018

2)        E. Shawat Avraham, L. Shani, V. Mor, O. Girshevitz, A. Westover, C.L. Pint and G.D. Nessim*. Patterned growth of carbon nanotube forests using Cu and Cu/Ag thin film reservoirs as growth inhibitors. Carbon [6.3] P. 273–280 Vol. 130, Jan. 2018

3)        Anat Itzhak, Eti Teblum, Olga Girshevitz, Sivan Okashy, Yury Turkulets, Luba Burlaka, Gili Cohen-Taguri, Efrat Shawat-Avraham, Malachi Noked, Ilan Shalish, and Gilbert Daniel Nessim “High yield synthesis of 2D monolayers of p-type copper sulfide using thermal   annealing of bulk copper and sulfur gas. Chemistry of materials [9.2]

4)        Efrat Shawat-Avraham, Ohad Fleker, Laurent Benisvy, Landon Oakes, Cary L. Pint, and G.D. Nessim*. Inducing porosity and growing carbon nanofibers in ferroin perchlorate: An example of morphological
transitions in coordination complexes. Journal of Solid State Chemistry [2.3]

5)        Eti Teblum, Anat Itzhak, Efrat Shawat-Avraham, Merav Muallem, Reut Yemini, and G.D. Nessim*. 3X Taller Carpets of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes through Differential Preheating of Hydrocarbon Decomposition and Water Vapor Formation.Carbon [5.9]

6)        O. Girshevitz, V. Richter, E. Shawat Avraham, G.D. Nessim*, and I. Gouzman. Correlation between density and hydrogen content in vertically aligned carbon nanotube forests by Ion Beam Analysis. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A [1.4], Vol.35, Issue 6, 2017

7)        Irina Gouzman, Olga Girshevitz, Vova Richter, Efrat Shawat-Avraham, Chaim Sukenik,    and G. D. Nessim*. High Rate of Hydrogen Incorporation in Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes during Initial Stages of Growth Quantified by Elastic Recoil Detection. Journal of physical chemistry C [4.7] P. 26726−33 Vol. 119, 2015

8)        S. Kumar, S. Verma, E. Shawat, G.D. Nessim, and S.L. Jain* 4-Amino-2, 6-dimethylpyridine functionalized carbon nanofibres as efficient metal free catalyst for synthesis of quinazoline-2, 4 (1H, 3H)-diones from CO2 and 2-aminobenzonitriles. RSC Adv.  [3.2] P. 24670 Vol. 5, 2015

9)        S. Verma, S. Kumar, E. Shawat, G.D. Nessim, and S.L. Jain*. Carbon nanofibers decorated with oxo-rhenium complexes as efficient heterogeneous catalyst for oxidation of amines. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical [3.6] P. 46–522015 Vol. 402, June 2015

10)    Efrat Shawat; Vadislav Mor, Oakes, Landon, Cary Pint and G. D. Nessim*. What is below the support layer affects carbon nanotube growth: an iron catalyst reservoir yields taller nanotube carpets. Nanoscale [7.3], P. 1545-51, Vol. 6, Jan. 2014

11)    On Mero, Efrat Shawat, G.D. Nessim, Judith Grinblat, and Shlomo Margel*. Synthesis of New Air-Stable Nanogranular Fe Thin Films by Chemical Vapor Deposition of Triiron Dodecacarbonyl and its Use as a Catalyst for Carbon Nanotube Growth. Thin solid films [1.6] P. 7684, Vol. 550, Jan. 2014

12)    Efrat Shawat, Ilana Perelshtein, Cary.L. Pint, and G.D. Nessim*. Ultra high-yield synthesis of self-assembled, conductive and superhydrophobic three-dimensional mats of carbon nanofibers via full catalysis of unconstrained thin film. Journal of materials chemistry A [8.2] P. 15118–23, Vol.36, Sep, 2014

13)    Miriam Somekh, Efrat Shawat, and G. D. Nessim*. Fully reproducible, low-temperature synthesis ofhigh-quality, few-layer graphene on nickel via preheating of gas precursors using atmospheric pressure chemical vapor deposition. Journal of materials chemistry A[8.2]  P. 19750-58, Vol. 2,  2014 

14)    André Röthlisberger, Matteo Seita , Alain Reiser, Efrat Shawat, Ralph Spolenak, G. D. Nessim*. Investigating the Mechanism of Collective Bidirectional Growth of Carbon Nanofiber Carpets on Metallic Substrates. Carbon [5.9] P. 498–507 Vol. 63, Nov. 2013

 Conference talks

1)        27/11/16-2/12/16 Morphological transitions in coordination complexes: inducing porosity and growing carbon nanofibers. The Material Research Society (MRS) Fall Conference 2016 (Boston)

2)        29/11/15-4/12/15 High yield synthesis of floating three-dimensional carbon Nanofiber mats using controllable substrate-catalyst detachment. MRS Fall Conference 2015 (Boston)

3)        29/11/15-4/12/15 Catalyst reservoirs to enhance or inhibit carbon nanotubes growth. MRS Fall Conference 2015 (Boston)

4)        31/8/15-2/9/15 The synthesis of "holey carpet" of carbon nanofibers using chemical vapor deposition. Third China-Israel meeting on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Kaifeng, China; (invited talk)

5)        8/9/14 The synthesis "holey carpet" of CNT by using CVD method. Israel Vacuum Society IVS Conference 2014, Herzlia

6)        18/6/14 Synthesis of dense carbon nanotube carpets with a uniform distribution of holes using thermal, chemical vapor deposition. Techconnect 2014 (Washington D.C)

7)        25/11/13 What has below the support layer affected carbon nanotube growth: an iron catalyst reservoir yields taller nanotube carpets. MRS Fall Conference 2013 (Boston)

8)        23-24/1/13 Advanced materials –high-yield synthesis of "floating" three-dimensional Carbon nanofibers mats using controllable substrate-catalyst detachment. BINA conference at "ZFAT" Bar-Ilan University

9)        15/10/12 Advanced materials –high-yield synthesis of "floating" three-dimensional Carbon nanofibers mats using controllable substrate-catalyst detachment. IVS Conference 2012, Herzlia

 

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