PAPERS IN JOURNALS

  1. Ü. S. Nizam, G. Makey, M. Barbier, S. S. Kahraman, E. Demir, S. Galioglu, D. Vahabli, S. Hüsnügil, M. H. Güneş, E. Yelesti, S. Ilday “Dynamic evolution of hyperuniformity in a driven dissipative colloidal systemJ. Phys.: Condens. Matter (to appear in the Emerging Leaders Special Issue, DOI: 10.1088/1361-648X/abf9b8) (2021) (invited).
  2. G. Makey, S. Galioglu, R. Ghaffari, E. D. Engin, G. Yıldırım, Ö. Yavuz, O. Bektaş, Ü. S. Nizam, Ö. Akbulut, Ö. Şahin, K. Güngör, D. Dede, H. V. Demir, F. Ö. Ilday, S. Ilday “Universality of dissipative self-assembly from quantum dots to human cellsNature Phys. 16, 795-801 (2020).
  3. G. Makey, Ö. Yavuz, D. K. Kesim, A. Turnalı, P. Elahi, S. Ilday, O. Tokel, F. Ö. Ilday, “Breaking crosstalk limits to dynamic holography using orthogonality of high-dimensional random vectorsNature Photon. 13, 251-256 (2019).
  4. N. Er, A. Alkan, S. Ilday, E. Bengu “Improved dental implant drill durability and performance using heat and wear resistant protective coatings” J. Oral Implantol. 44, 168-175 (2018).
  5. S. Ilday “Strongly scale-dependent charge transport from interconnections of silicon quantum dots and nanowires” MRS Commun. 7, 621-625 (2017) (invited).
  6. O. Tokel, A. Turnali, G. Makey, P. Elahi, T. Colakoglu, E. Ergeçen, Ö. Yavuz,  R. Hübner, M. Zolfaghari, I. Pavlov, A. Bek, R. Turan, D. K. Kesim, S. Tozburun, S. Ilday, F.Ö. Ilday, “In-chip microstructures and photonic devices fabricated by nonlinear laser lithography deep inside silicon” Nature Photon. 11, 639–645 (2017).
  7. S. Ilday, G. Makey, G. B. Akgüç, Ö. Yavuz, O. Tokel, I. Pavlov, O. Gülseren, F. Ö. Ilday, “Rich complex behavior of self-assembled nanoparticles far from equilibriumNature Commun. 8:14942 (2017).
  8. S. Ilday, F. Ö. Ilday, R. Hübner, T. J. Prosa, I. Martin, G. Nogay, I. Kabacelik, Z. Mics, M. Bonn, D. Turchinovich, H. Toffoli, D. Toffoli, D. Friedrich, B. Schmidt, K.-H. Heinig, R. Turan, “Multiscale self-assembly of silicon quantum dots into an anisotropic three-dimensional random network” Nano Lett. 16, 1942-1948 (2016).
  9. I. Gnilitskyi, F. Rotundo, C. Martini, I. Pavlov, S. Ilday, E. Vovk, F. Ö. Ilday, L. Orazi, “Nano patterning of AISI 316L stainless steel with nonlinear laser lithography: Sliding under dry and oil-lubricated conditions” Tribol. Int. 99, 67-76 (2016).
  10. L. Orazi, I. Gnilitskyi, I. Pavlov, A.P. Serro, S. Ilday, F.O. Ilday, “Nonlinear laser lithography to control surface properties of stainless steel” CIRP Ann. Manuf. Techn. 64, 193-196 (2015).
  11. G. Nogay, E. Ozkol, S. Ilday, R. Turan, “Structural peculiarities and aging effect in hydrogeneted a-Si prepared by inductively coupled plasma chemical vapor deposition system (ICP-CVD)” Vacuum 110, 114-120 (2014).
  12. N.A.P. Mogaddam, S. Ilday, R. Turan, T.G. Finstad, “Influence of Ge content and annealing conditions on the PL properties of nc-Si1-xGex embedded in SiO2 matrix in weak quantum confined regimeJ. Lumin. 155, 170-179 (2014).
  13. S. Ilday, Z. Mısırlıoğlu, M. Canel, A. Sınağ, “Removal of methylene blue from aqueous media by using cokes obtained from lignite pyrolysisEnerg. Source. Part A 36, 2183–2193 (2014).
  14. S. Ilday, G. Nogay, R. Turan, “Spectroscopic ellipsometry study of a magnetron-sputtered nc-Si/SiOx system: Modeling and optical characterizationAppl. Surf. Sci. 318, 256-261 (2014).
  15. B. Öktem, I. Pavlov, S. Ilday, H. Kalaycıoğlu, A.S. Rybak, S. Yavaş, M. Erdoğan, F.Ö. Ilday, “Nonlinear laser lithography for indefinitely large area nanostructuring with femtosecond pulsesNature Photon. 7, 897-901 (2013).
  16. G. Kucukayan, R. Ovali, S. Ilday, B. Baykal, H. Yurdakul, S. Turan, O. Gulseren, E. Bengu, “An experimental and theoretical examination of the effect of sulfur on the pyrolytically grown carbon nanotubes from sucrose-based solid state precursorsCarbon 49:2, 508-517 (2011).
  17. G. Kucukayan, S. Kayacan, B. Baykal, E. Bengu,“Use of saccharides as solid-state precursors for the synthesis of carbon nanotubesMater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1081E, 1081-P05-14 (2008).

INVITED TALKS/LECTURES/SEMINARS

  1. Looking at the complexity of biological systems from a physics perspective and the importance of dissipative self-assembly” Biotechnology Institute, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey, March 2021.
  2. Universal dissipative self-assembly” Middle East Technical University (METU) Physics Society, Ankara, Turkey, February 2021.
  3. Universality of dissipative self-assembly from quantum dots to human cells” 2nd Turkey-Israel Nano Meeting, virtual conference, November 2020.
  4. TBD” Department of Chemical Engineering, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey, invitation accepted, postponed due to COVID-19.
  5. TBD” BioPhotonics Course Series-II, Izmir Biomedicine and Genome Center (IBG), İzmir, Turkey, invitation accepted, postponed due to COVID-19.
  6. Living matter from the physics point of view: A Tribute to Schrödinger’s “What is life?” Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, December 2019.
  7. Flow controlled emergent phenomena far from equilibrium” 23. Sıvı Hal Sempozyumu, Piri Reis University, İstanbul, Turkey, December 2019.
  8. Universal dissipative self-assembly: From quantum dots to colloids, microorganisms, and human cells” School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, November 2019.
  9. Universal dissipative self-assembly: From quantum dots to colloids, microorganisms, and human cells” Department of Physics, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey, November 2019.
  10. Ultrafast lasers as a tool to study complex, dynamic, adaptive phenomena” International Conference on Ultrafast Optical Science (UltrafastLight-2019), Moscow, Russia, October 2019.
  11. From fluctuations to emergent patterns: Universal dissipative self-assembly” Department of Physics, Boğaziçi (Bosphorous) University, İstanbul, Turkey, February 2019.
  12. Mikroorganizma ve kanser hücrelerinin dinamik ortamda anlık fiziksel uyaranlara tepkilerinin gözlemlenmesi” Hacettepe – Bilkent UNAM Sağlık Bilimleri ve Teknolojileri Bilim Çalıştayı ve Stratejik İşbirliği, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, November 2018.
  13. (plenary) Ultrafast laser-driven self-assembly and self-organization far from equilibrium” International Conference on Ultrafast Optical Science (UltrafastLight-2018), Moscow, Russia, October 2018.
  14. Ultrafast laser-driven self-assembly and self-organization far from equilibrium” Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), August 2018.
  15. Towards universal self-assembly: The role of nonlinearity, fluctuations and feedback mechanisms” Gordon Research Conference (GRC): Oscillations and Dynamic Instabilities in Chemical Systems, Les Diablerets, Switzerland, July 2018.
  16. “Simple” control over self-assembled and self-organized complex systems” Alexander von Humboldt Foundation-Young Women Scientist Network Meeting, Ankara, Turkey, May 2018.
  17. Ultrafast laser-driven self-assembly and self-organization far from equilibrium” Department of Physics, Sabancı University, İstanbul, Turkey, May 2018.
  18. Looking at biological systems from the perspective of a physicist: Can control of complex systems, at times, be “simple”?” Institute of Neurological Sciences and Psychiatry, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, May 2018.
  19. Towards universal self-assembly: The role of nonlinearity, fluctuations and feedback mechanisms” Center for Soft and Living Matter (CSLM), Institute of Basic Science (IBS) & UNIST, Ulsan, Korea, January 2018.
  20. Basitçe Karmaşık: Karmaşık Yapı ve Davranışların Kontrol Edilebilmesi için Yeni Bir Yaklaşım” 23. Yoğun Madde Fiziği Toplantısı, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey, December 2017.
  21. Simply Complex: A novel approach to engineering complex materials and behavior” Israel-Turkey Workshop on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel, December 2017.
  22. Simply Complex: A novel approach to engineering complex hierarchical materials” Department of Materials Science and Nano Engineering, Sabancı University, İstanbul, Turkey, October 2017.
  23. Simply Complex: A novel approach to engineering complexity” National Nanotechnology Research Center (UNAM), Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, August 2017.

OUTREACH ACTIVITIES

  1. Disiplinler arası çalışmanın önemi, ya da, evrim çeşitlilik, çok seslilik, çok renklilik sever!” Bilkent Bilimsel İletişim Topluluğu, virtual conference, December 2020. (This seminar series are intended to bring together students and academics from different disciplines for an interdisciplinary discussion among the students and academics.)
  2. Evrensel enerji tüketen öz-birleşme metodu” Ulusal Fizik Öğrencileri Zirvesi, virtual conference, December 2020. (This annual conference is organized by the physics and physics engineering students from demographically diverse Turkish universities and is intended to establish a national ”network’ between the students and the academics.)
  3. Karmaşıklık basitten nasıl ortaya çıkar? Evrensel kuralları var mıdır? ve Schrödinger’in “Hayat nedir?” sorusuna övgü” Herkese Açık Kolokyum, Kadir Has University, İstanbul, Turkey, October 2020. (The colloquium series are a part of public outreach program initiated by Kadir Has University for scientists, politicians, artists and alike to share their ideas and work with the public.)
  4. TBD” TULİP-TED Araştırma ve Kadın Oturumu, TED University, Ankara, Turkey, invitation accepted, postponed due to COVID-19. (This mentorship programme is organized for women in science and is intended to help them discover their strengths and channel them more effectively toward academic positions, thereby contributing to social transformation.)
  5. TBD” Beta Sektör Günleri, Boğaziçi (Bosphorous) University, İstanbul, Turkey, invitation accepted, postponed due to COVID-19. (This is an annual event organized by Boğaziçi (Bosphorous) University to introduce job opportunities in academia and the private sector to senior undergraduate engineering students.)
  6. From the smallest to the largest!” Kindergarten, Bilkent Laboratory & International School (BLIS), Ankara, Turkey, December 2019. (This was an interactive introduction of quantum mechanics and general relativity to kindergarten students through playing games and short presentations.)
  7. Kimya: Evrimin Gücü” Nobel Günü Etkinliği – Yaratıcılık Kültürünün Geliştirilmesi, Ankara, Turkey, December 2018. (This is an annual event organized by Bilkent University to introduce Nobel Prize winners and their scientific work to high-school students. The event is held on the same day as and precedes the Nobel Ceremony. Selected students from all around Turkey are hosted at Bilkent to attend the event and watch the Ceremony. The event is also live-streamed through the internet and reaches a very broad nation-wide audience, comprising mainly of high-school students.)

CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. R. Ghaffari, S. Galioglu, E. D. Engin, S. Ilday, “Dynamic self-organization of microorganisms far from equilibrium” APS March Meeting, Boston, MA, March 2019.
  2. S. Galioglu, O. Akbulut, R. Ghaffari,  T. Ozcelik, O. Sahin, S. Ilday, “Physics of cancer metastasis” APS March Meeting, Boston, MA, March 2019.
  3. Ö. Yavuz, O. Tokel, S. Ilday, F. Ö. Ilday, “Fitness landscapes as predictor of noise-driven self-organized pattern formation on surfaces” APS March Meeting, Boston, MA, March 2019.
  4. S. Ilday, “Universal Dissipative Self-Assembly: From 3 nm quantum dots to 500 nm colloids, 7 µm microorganisms, and 40 µm human cells” Gordon Research Conference: Complex Active and Adaptive Material Systems, Ventura, CA, January 2019.
  5. G. Makey, Ö. Yavuz, D. K. Kesim, A. Turnalı, P. Elahi, S. Ilday, O. Tokel, F. Ö. Ilday, “Applying the principle of orthogonality of high dimensional random vectors to obtain high-density, large-volume 3D holographic display” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim 2018, Hong Kong, August 2018.
  6. A. Turnalı, P. Deminskyi, S. Ilday, F. Ö. Ilday, O. Tokel, “Laser writing of nanostructures deep inside Gallium Arsenide (GaAs)” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim 2018, Hong Kong, August 2018.
  7. G. Makey, T. Teamir, S. Ilday, F. Ö. Ilday, “Self-dissimilarity, irreversibility and robustness in mode-locked fiber oscillators” Novel Optical Materials and Applications 2018, Zurich, Switzerland, July 2018.
  8. S. Ilday, E. D. Engin, G. Makey, Ö. Yavuz, D. K. Kesim, O. Tokel, O. Gülseren, F. Ö. Ilday, “Universal dynamic self-assembly: From colloids to microorganisms to sub-10 nm particles” APS March Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, March 2018.
  9. T. Teamir, G. Makey, S. Ilday, F. Ö. Ilday, “Self-dissimilarity, irreversibility and robustness in mode-locked lasers” APS March Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, March 2018.
  10. Ö. Yavuz, G. Makey, S. Jahangirov, S. Ilday, O. Tokel, F. Ö. Ilday, “Pattern guiding via “structured noise”” APS March Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, March 2018.
  11. D. K. Kesim, G. Makey, Ö. Yavuz, A. Turnali, S. Ilday, O. Tokel, F. Ö. Ilday, “3D display prototype enabled by a new Fresnel hologram algorithm” APS March Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, March 2018.
  12. O. Tokel, G. Makey, D. K. Kesim, Ö. Yavuz, A. Turnali, P. Elahi, J. Toumi, M. S. El-Daher, S. Ilday,  F. Ö. Ilday, “Large-volume, multiplane Fresnel holography for 3D displays” APS March Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, March 2018.
  13. A. Turnali, P. Deminsky, S. Ilday,  F. Ö. Ilday, O. Tokel, “Subsurface processing of GaAs by nanosecond pulses” APS March Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, March 2018.
  14. (invited) S. Ilday, O. Tokel, F. Ö. Ilday, “Nonlinear Laser Lithography,” CLEO Pacific-Rim, Singapore, Singapore, August 2017.
  15. O. Tokel, A. Turnali, T. Colakoglu, S. Ilday, M. Zolfaghari, I.Pavlov, A. Bek, R. Turan, F. Ö. Ilday, “Laser slicing of silicon with Nonlinear Laser Lithography,” CLEO Pacific-Rim, Singapore, Singapore, August 2017.
  16. (invited) O. Tokel, A. Turnali, T. Colakoglu, S. Ilday, M. Zolfaghari, I.Pavlov, A. Bek, R. Turan, F. Ö. Ilday, “Laser-slicing of silicon with 3D Nonlinear Laser Lithography,” CLEO Europe, Munich, June 2017.
  17. P. Deminskyi, S. Ilday, O. Tokel, I.Pavlov, H. Eren, A. Haider, N. Biyikli, F. Ö. Ilday, “Combination of Nonlinear Laser Lithography and Atomic Layer Deposition as a prospective approach for Lab-on-a-chip applications,” CLEO Europe, Munich, June 2017.
  18. (invited) S. Ilday, O. Tokel, F. Ö. Ilday, “Nonlinear Laser Lithography,” 18th International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication, Toyama, Japan, June 2017.
  19. S. Ilday, G. Makey, G. B. Akgüç, Ö. Yavuz, O. Tokel,  I. Pavlov, O. Gülseren, F. Ö. Ilday, “Emergence of life-like properties from dissipative self-assembly of nanoparticles,” MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, March 2017.
  20. S. Ilday, G. Nogay, R. Turan, “Exploiting universal stochastic growth dynamics under nonequilibrium conditions for directional self-assembly of multiscale complex materials,” MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, March 2017.
  21. S. Ilday, I. Pavlov, O. Tokel, P. Deminskyi, I. Gnilitskyi, L. Orazi, F. Ö. Ilday, “Surface engineering via nonlinear laser lithography for efficient shaping, splitting, transport and collection of water at the microscale,” MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, March 2017.
  22. O. Tokel, O. Yavuz, I. Pavlov, G. Makey, S. Ilday, F. Ö. Ilday, “Directed nanopatterning of self-organized Bravais lattices,” MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, March 2017.
  23. O. Tokel, A. Turnali, G. Makey, P. Elahi, S. Ilday, T. Colakoglu, O. Yavuz, R. Huebner, M. Zolfaghari, I. Pavlov, A. Bek, R. Turan, F. Ö. Ilday, “Subsurface engineering of silicon for 3D devices,” MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, March 2017.
  24. S. Ilday, “Strongly scale-dependent charge transport mechanisms for an interconnected random network of silicon quantum dots and nanowires,” MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, March 2017.
  25. S. Ilday, E. Pince, G. Makey, M. Ibrahimi, M. Erdogan, O. Yavuz, O. Tokel, O. Gulseren, F. Ö. Ilday, “Exploration of emergent collective phenomena and dynamic behavior of active matter subjected to steep spatiotemporal thermal gradients,” MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, March 2017.
  26. S. Ilday, G. Makey, G. B. Akgüç, Ö. Yavuz, O. Tokel,  I. Pavlov, O. Gülseren, F. Ö. Ilday, “Emergence of life-like properties from dissipative self-assembly of nanoparticles,” APS March Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2017.
  27. G. Makey, S. Ilday, O. Tokel, M. Ibrahimi, Ö. Yavuz, I. Pavlov, O. Gülseren, F. Ö. Ilday, “Lindemann histograms as a new method to analyze nanopatterns and phases,” APS March Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2017.
  28. M. Ibrahimi, S. Ilday, G. Makey, I. Pavlov, Ö. Yavuz, O. Gulseren, F. Ö. Ilday, “Numerical approach on dynamic self-assembly of colloidal particles,” APS March Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2017.
  29. S. Ilday, G. Makey, G. B. Akgüç, Ö. Yavuz, O. Tokel,  I. Pavlov, O. Gülseren, F. Ö. Ilday, “Emergent complex behavior of self-assembled nanoparticles far from equilibrium,” 5th International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials, Lisbon, Portugal, March 2017.
  30. S. Ilday, G. Nogay, R. Turan, “Exploiting universal stochastic growth dynamics under nonequilibrium conditions for directional self-assembly of multiscale complex materials,” 5th International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials, Lisbon, Portugal, March 2017.
  31. G. Makey, S. Ilday, O. Tokel, Ö. Yavuz, I. Pavlov, O. Gülseren, F. Ö. Ilday, “Lindemann histograms as a tool to analyze nanopatterns and phases in colloidal self-assembly experiments,” MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, November 2016.
  32. (invited) S. Ilday, G. B. Akgüç, O. Tokel, G. Makey, Ö. Yavuz, K. Yavuz, I. Pavlov, F. Ö. Ilday, O. Gülseren, “Realization and control of atomistic phase transitions with colloidal nanoparticles using balance of Brownian motion with ultrafast laser-induced convective forces,” Condensed Matter Physics Workshop, IYTE, Izmir, Turkey, April 2016.
  33. S. Ilday, F. Ö. Ilday, R. Hübner, T. J. Prosa, I. Martin, G. Nogay, I. Kabacelik, Z. Mics, M. Bonn, D. Turchinovich, H. Toffoli, D. Toffoli, D. Friedrich, B. Schmidt, K.-H. Heinig, R. Turan, “Multiscale self-assembly of silicon quantum dots into an anisotropic three-dimensional random network,” MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, March 2016.
  34. S. Ilday, G. Makey, G. B. Akgüç, Ö. Yavuz, O. Tokel, I. Pavlov, F. Ö. Ilday, O. Gülseren, “Control of dynamical self-assembly of strongly Brownian nanoparticles through convective induced by ultrafast laser,” MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, March 2016.
  35. S. Ilday, G. Makey, G. B. Akgüç, Ö. Yavuz, O. Tokel, I. Pavlov, F. Ö. Ilday, O. Gülseren, “Realization of atomistic transitions with colloidal nanoparticles using an ultrafast laser,” MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, March 2016.
  36. Ö. Yavuz, O. Tokel, I. Pavlov, G. Makey, E. Ergecen, S. Ilday, F. Ö. Ilday, “Periodic lattices for flexible displays created by nonlinear laser lithography,” MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, March 2016.
  37. O. Tokel, Ö. Yavuz, E. Ergecen, I. Pavlov, G. Makey, S. Ilday, F. Ö. Ilday, “A new dimension in silicon: Functional elements buried in silicon,” MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, March 2016.
  38. S. Ilday, F. Ö. Ilday, R. Hübner, T. J. Prosa, I. Martin, G. Nogay, I. Kabacelik, Z. Mics, M. Bonn, D. Turchinovich, H. Toffoli, D. Toffoli, D. Friedrich, B. Schmidt, K.-H. Heinig, R. Turan, “Multiscale self-assembly of silicon quantum dots into an anisotropic three-dimensional random network,” APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 2016.
  39. S. Ilday, G. Makey, G. B. Akgüç, Ö. Yavuz, O. Tokel, I. Pavlov, F. Ö. Ilday, O. Gülseren, “Control of dynamical self-assembly of strongly Brownian nanoparticles through convective induced by ultrafast laser,” APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 2016.
  40. S. Ilday, G. Makey, G. B. Akgüç, Ö. Yavuz, O. Tokel, I. Pavlov, F. Ö. Ilday, O. Gülseren, “Realization of atomistic transitions with colloidal nanoparticles using an ultrafast laser,” APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 2016.
  41. O. Tokel, Ö. Yavuz, I. Pavlov, G. Makey, E. Ergecen, S. Ilday, F. Ö. Ilday, “Highly stable nanolattice structures with nonlinear laser lithography,” APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 2016.
  42. O. Tokel, Ö. Yavuz, E. Ergecen, I. Pavlov, G. Makey, S. Ilday, F. Ö. Ilday, “3D functional elements deep inside silicon with nonlinear laser lithography,” APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 2016.
  43. Z. Saleh, S. Ilday, B. Altuntas, R. Turan, “Electron spin resonance and photoluminescence from silicon nanostructures in SiOx thin films,” ICANS 26, Aachen, Germany, September 2015.
  44. L. Orazi, I. Gnilitskyi, S. Ilday, I. Pavlov, F. Ö. Ilday, “Nonlinear Laser Lithography to control surface properties in stainless steel,” CIRP, General Assembly, Cape Town, South Africa, August 2015.
  45. I. Gnilitskyi, I. Pavlov, F. Rotundo, L. Orazi, S. Ilday, C. Martini, F. Ö. Ilday, “Laser-patterning stainless steel with nonlinear laser lithography for enhanced tribological properties,” CLEO Europe, Munich, Germany, June, 2015.
  46. L. Orazi , I. Gnilitskyi, S. Ilday, I. Pavlov, F. Ö. Ilday, “Nonlinear Laser Lithography for wettability applications,” 10th ASME Conference, Houston, TX, June 2015.
  47. I. Gnilitskyi, I. Pavlov, S. Ilday, A. Rota, M. Messori, S. Yavas, L. Orazi, F. Ö. Ilday, “Strongly anisotropic wetting on highly-uniform self-similar molybdenum nanogrooves,” nanoPT Conference, Porto, Portugal, February 2015.
  48. R. Turan, S. Ilday, E. Ozen, S. Gundogdu, A. Aydinli, “Sponge-like silicon nanostructures for third generation photovoltaic solar cells,” TMS-MEMA Conference, Doha, Qatar, January 2015.
  49. M. Yilmaz, B. Altuntas, S. Ilday, R. Turan, S. Cosentino, R. Raciti, I. Crupi, A. Mio, G. Nicotra, A. Terrasi, S. Mirabella, “Electrical and optical properties of sponge-like Ge embedded in dielectric matrix for solar cell applications,” E-MRS Spring Meeting, Lille, France, May 2014.
  50. B. Altuntas, S. Ilday, M. Yilmaz, R. Turan, S. Cosentino, R. Raciti, I. Crupi, A. Mio, G. Nicotra, A. Terrasi, S. Mirabella, “Formation of interconnected Ge nanostructures in SiO2 matrix by in-situ annealing during co-sputtering of Ge and SiO2,” E-MRS Spring Meeting, Lille, France, May 2014.
  51. B. Altuntas, S. Ilday, R. Turan, S. Mirabella, S. Cosentino, R. Raciti, A. Terrasi, “Fabrication and a complete structural, optical and electrical analyses of porous nc-Ge embedded in a dielectric matrix,” Istanbul, Turkey, August 2013.
  52. (invited) S. Ilday, F. Ö. Ilday, R. Hübner, T. J. Prosa, I. Martin, G. Nogay, I. Kabacelik, Z. Mics, M. Bonn, D. Turchinovich, H. Toffoli, D. Toffoli, D. Friedrich, B. Schmidt, K.-H. Heinig, R. Turan, “Multiscale self-assembly of silicon quantum dots into an anisotropic three-dimensional random network,” EAGER Conference, Ankara, Turkey, July 2013.
  53. S. Ilday, G. Nogay, R. Turan, “Spectroscopic ellipsometry studies of magnetron-sputtered nc-Si/SiOx systems: Modeling and optical characterization,” NanoTR 9 Conference, Erzurum, Turkey, June 2013.
  54. G. Nogay, S. Ilday, R. Turan, K-H. Heinig, D. Friedrich, “Spectroscopic ellipsometry studies of nc-Si/a-Si and nc-Si/SiOx systems: Optical characterization of crystallization,” SolarTR-2 Conference, Antalya, Turkey, November 2012.
  55. G. Nogay, S. Ilday, R. Turan, “Spectroscopic ellipsometry studies of nc-Si/a-Si and nc-Si/SiOx systems: Optical characterization of crystallization,” 27th EU-PVSEC, Frankfurt, Germany, September 2012.
  56. M. Kulakci, H. E. Unalan, S. Ilday, G. Nogay, R. Turan, “Si nanostructures for an efficient light harvesting in photovoltaic solar cells,” XXI International Materials Research Congress, Cancun, Mexico, August 2012.
  57. S. Gündogdu, E. Sungur Özen, S. Ilday, R. Turan, A. Aydınlı, “Synthesis of silicon nanocrystals by laser annealing of silicon rich oxides,” NanoTR 8 Conference, Ankara, Turkey, June 2012.
  58. S. Ilday, R. Turan, E. Sungur Ozen, S. Gundogdu, A. Aydinli, “Synthesis and characterization of sponge-like silicon nanostructures for photovoltaic applications,” Photovoltaic Technical Conference, Aix-en-Provence, France, June 2012.
  59. S. Ilday, R. Turan, E. Sungur Ozen, S. Gundogdu, A. Aydinli, “Synthesis and characterization of sponge-like silicon nanostructures for photovoltaic applications,” E-MRS Spring Meeting, Strasbourg, France, May 2012.
  60. S. Ilday, N. A. P. Moggaddam, R. Turan, “Investigation on silicon-nanosponge structures prepared by magnetron sputtering for photovoltaic applications,” 26th EU-PVSEC, Hamburg, Germany, September 2011.
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