Refereed Journal Papers


64. T. Szkopek, “A longer-lasting memory in layered semiconductors”, Nature Nanotech., News & Views, 13, 357 (2018). [ link ]

63. W. Dickerson, V. Tayari, I. Fakih, A. Korinek, M. Caporali, M. Serrano-Ruiz, M. Peruzzini, S. Heun, G. A. Botton and T. Szkopek, “Phosphorus oxide gate dielectric for black phosphorus field effect transistors”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 112, 173101 (2018). [ link ]

62. J. Guillemette, N. Hemsworth, A. Vlasov, J. Kirman, F. Mahvash, P.L. Lévesque, M. Siaj, R. Martel, G. Gervais, S. Studenikin, A. Sachrajda and T. Szkopek, “Giant magnetoresistance by Pauli blockade in hydrogenated graphene”, Phys. Rev. B 97, 161402(R) (2018). [ link ]

61. V. Tayari, B. Senkovskiy, D. Rybkowski, N. Ehlen, A. Fedorov, M. Asensio, Y. Chen, L. Yashina, A. Perucci, P. di Pietro, I. Fakih, N. Hemsworth, M. Petrescu, G. Gervais, A. Grüneis, T. Szkopek, “Quasi-two-dimensional thermoelectricity in SnSe”, Phys. Rev. B 97, 045424 (2018). [ link ]


60. K. Hu, T. Szkopek and M. Cerruti, “Tuning the aggregation of graphene oxide dispersions to synthesize elastic, low density graphene aerogels”, J. Mat. Chem. A 5 23123 (2017). [ link ]

59. I. Fakih, F. Mahvash, M. Siaj and T. Szkopek, “Sensitive Precise pH Measurement with Large-Area Graphene Field-Effect Transistors at the Quantum-Capacitance Limit”, Phys. Rev. Appl. 8, 044022 (2017). [ link ]

58. A. Vlasov, J. Guillemette, G. Gervais and T. Szkopek, “Magnetic refrigeration with paramagnetic semiconductors at cryogenic temperatures”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 111, 142102 (2017). [ link ]

57. G. Zeb, P. Gaskell, K. Hu, X. Xiao, M. Cerruti, and T. Szkopek, “Surface Treatments for Controlling SEI Formation on Sn/Graphene Composite Anodes for High Performance Li Ion Batteries”, J. Phys. Chem. C 121, 16682 (2017). [ link ]

56. D.A. Laleyan, S. Zhao, S. Y. Woo, H. N. Tran, H. B. Le, T. Szkopek, H. Guo, G.A. Botton and Z. Mi, “AlN/h-BN Nanowire Heterostructures for Mg Dopant-Free Deep Ultraviolet Photonics”, Nano Lett. 17, 3738 (2017). [ link ]

55. F. Mahvash, S. Eissa, T. Boudjerba, A. Tavares, T. Szkopek and M. Siaj, “Corrosion resistance of hexagonal boron nitride on copper”, Sci. Rep. 7, 42139 (2017). [ link ]


54. N. Hemsworth, V. Tayari, F. Telesio, S. Xiang, S. Roddaro, M. Caporali, A. Ienco, M. Serrano-Ruiz, M. Peruzzini, G. Gervais, T. Szkopek, S. Heun “Dephasing in strongly anisotropic black phosphorus”, Phys. Rev. B 94, 245404 (2016). [ link ]

53. M. AbdelGhany, F. Mahvash, M. Mukhopadhyay, A. Favron, R. Martel, M. Siaj and T. Szkopek, “Suspended graphene varactor”, 2D Materials 3, 041005 (2016). [ link ]

52. V. Tayari, N. Hemsworth, O. Cyr-Choinière, W. Dickerson, G. Gervais and T. Szkopek, “Dual gate velocity modulated black phosphorus transistor”, Phys. Rev. Appl. 5, 064004 (2016). [ link ]

51. G. Zeb, P. Gaskell, Y. N. Kim, G. Jalani, X. Xiao, T. Szkopek, M. Cerruti, “The importance of covalent coupling in the synthesis of high performance composite anodes for lithium ion batteries”, RSC Advances 6, 45519 (2016). [ link ]

50. J. N’Diaye, O. Hmam, M. Zidi, A. Tavares, R. Izquierdo, T. Szkopek, and M. Siaj, “One-step In-Situ Core-Shell SiC@Graphene Nanoparticle Growth by Chemical Vapor Deposition”, Adv. Mat. Inter. 3, 1500806 (2016). [ link ]

49. S. M. Sadaf, Y. H. Ra, T. Szkopek, and Z. Mi, “Monolithically Integrated Metal/Semiconductor Tunnel Junction Nanowire Light Emitting Diodes”, Nano Lett. 16, 1076 (2016). [ link ]

48. K. Hu, X. Xie, T. Szkopek and M. Cerruti, “Understanding hydrothermally reduced graphene oxide hydrogels: from reaction products to hydrogel properties”, Chem. Mater. 28, 1756 (2016). [ link ]


47. N. Hemsworth, F. Mahvash, P. Lévesque, M. Siaj, R. Martel and T. Szkopek, “Measurement of electronic heat dissipation in highly disordered graphene”, Phys. Rev. B 92, 241411(R) (2015). [ link ]

46. W. Dickerson, N. Hemsworth, P. Gaskell, E. Ledwosinska, and T. Szkopek, “Bolometric response of free-standing reduced graphene oxide films”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 243103 (2015). [ link ]

45. K. Bennaceur, J. Guillemette, P. L. Lévesque, N. Cottenye, F. Mahvash, M. O. Goerbig, C. Proust, M. Siaj, R. Martel, G. Gervais, and T. Szkopek, “Measurement of Topological Berry Phase in Hydrogenated Graphene”, Phys. Rev. B. 92, 125410 (2015). [ link ]

44. H.S. Skulason, D.L. Sounas, F. Mahvash, S. Francoeur, M. Siaj, C. Caloz and T. Szkopek, “Field effect tuning of microwave Faraday rotation and isolation with large-area graphene”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 093106 (2015). [ link ]

43. V. Tayari, N. Hemsworth, I. Fakih, A. Favron, E. Gaufrès, G. Gervais, R. Martel, and T. Szkopek, “Two-dimensional magnetotransport in a naked black phosphorus quantum well”, Nature Communications 6, 7702 (2015). [ link ]

42. N. Doiron-Leyraud, T. Szkopek, T. Pereg-Barnea, C. Proust, and G. Gervais, “Berry Phase in Cuprate Superconductors”, Phys. Rev. B 91, 245136 (2015). [ link ]

41. B.H. Le, S. Zhao, N.H. Tran, T. Szkopek, Z. Mi, “On the Fermi-level pinning of InN grown surfaces”, Appl. Phys. Express 8, 061001 (2015).
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40. K.H. Hu, X. Xie, M. Cerruti, T. Szkopek, “Controlling the Shell Formation in Hydrothermally Reduced Graphene Hydrogel”, Langmuir 31, 5545 (2015). [ link ]

39. F. Mahvash, E. Paradis, D. Drouin, T. Szkopek, M. Siaj, “Space-charge limited transport in large-area monolayer hexagonal boron nitride”, Nano Letters 15, 2263 (2015). [ link ]

38. S. Eissa, G. C. Jimenez, F. Mahvash , A. Guermoune, C. Tlili, T. Szkopek, M. Zourob, M. Siaj, “Functionalized CVD monolayer graphene for label-free impedimetric biosensing”, Nano Research 8, 1698 (2015). [ link ]


37. I. Fakih, S. Sabri, F. Mahvash, M. Nannini, M. Siaj and T. Szkopek,“Large Area Graphene Ion Sensitive Field Eff ect Transistors with Tantalum Pentoxide Sensing Layers for pH Measurement at the Nernstian Limit”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 105 , 083101 (2014). [ link ]

36. F. Sordello, G. Zeb, K. Hu, P. Calza, C. Minero, T. Szkopek and M. Cerruti, “Tuning TiO2 nanoparticle morphology in graphene–TiO2 hybrids by graphene surface modification”, Nanoscale 6, 6710 (2014). [ link ]

35. M. AbdelGhany and T. Szkopek, “Extreme Sub-threshold Swing in Tunnelling Relays”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 104, 013509 (2014). [ link ]


34. E. Gaufrès, N. Y-Wa Tang, F. Lapointe, J. Cabana, M.-A. Nadon, F. Raymond, T. Szkopek and R. Martel, “Giant Raman Scattering from J-Aggregated Dyes inside Carbon Nanotubes”, Nature Photonics (2013). [ link ]

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33. N. Chamanara, D.L. Sounas, T. Szkopek and C. Caloz, “Terahertz magnetoplasmon energy concentration and splitting in Graphene PN Junctions”, Optics Express 21, 25356, (2013). [ link ]

32. S. Zhao, B. L. Huy, D. P. Liu, X. D. Liu, M. G. Kibria, T. Szkopek, H. Guo and Z. Mi, “p-Type InN Nanowires”, Nano Lett. 13, 5509, (2013). [ link ]

31. D. L. Sounas, H. S. Skulason, H. V. Nguyen, A. Guermoune, M. Siaj, T. Szkopek and C. Caloz, “Faraday Rotation in Magnetically-Biased Graphene at Microwave Frequencies”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 191901, (2013). [ link ]

30. J. Guillemette, S.S. Sabri, B. Wu, K. Bennaceur, P.E. Gaskell, M. Savard, P.L. Lévesque, F. Mahvash, A. Guermoune, M. Siaj, R. Martel, T. Szkopek, and G. Gervais, “Quantum Hall effect in hydrogenated graphene”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 176801 (2013). [ link ]


29. M. AbdelGhany, E. Ledwosinska and T. Szkopek, “Theory of the suspended graphene varactor”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 153102 (2012). [ link ].

28. G. Zeb, P. Gaskell, X. Le, X. Xiao, T. Szkopek and M. Cerruti, “Decoration of Graphitic Surfaces with Sn Nanoparticles through Surface Functionalization using Diazonium Chemistry”, Langmuir 28, 13042–13050 (2012). [ link ]

27. S. A. Imam, A. Guermoune, M. Siaj, and T. Szkopek, “Oxide and Nitride Encapsulation of Large-Area Graphene Field Effect Devices”, Thin Solid Films 520, 7041 (2012). [ link ]

26. E. Ledwosinska, P. Gaskell, A. Guermoune, M. Siaj, and T. Szkopek, “Organic-free suspension of large-area graphene”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 033104 (2012) . [ link ]

25. N. Chamanara, D. Sounas, T. Szkopek and C. Caloz, “Optically transparent and flexible graphene reciprocal and nonreciprocal microwave planar components”, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Lett. 99, 1 (2012). [ link ]

24. S. Sabri, J. Guillemette, A. Guermoune, M. Siaj, and T. Szkopek, “Enhancing gas induced charge doping in graphene field effect transistors by non-covalent functionalization with polyethyleneimine”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 113106 (2012). [ link ]


23. H.S. Skulason, V.-H. Nguyen, A. Guermoune, V. Sridharan, M. Siaj, C. Caloz, and T. Szkopek, “110 GHz measurement of large-area graphene integrated in low-loss microwave structures”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 153504 (2011). [ link ]

22. S.A. Imam, T. Deshpande, A. Guermoune, M. Siaj, and T. Szkopek, “Charge transfer hysteresis in graphene dual-dielectric memory cell structures”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 082109 (2011). [ link ]

21. A. Guermoune, T. Chari, F.B. Popescu, S. Sabri, J. Guillemette, H.S. Skulason, T. Szkopek, and M. Siaj, “Chemical vapor deposition synthesis of graphene on copper with methanol, ethanol, and propanol precursors” Carbon 49, 4204-4210 (2011). [ link ]

20. T. Szkopek, “The Fine Structure Constant Determines Spontaneous Emission Rates from
Semiconductors”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 211117 (2011) [ link ]

19. T. Szkopek, V. P. Roychowdhury, D. A. Antoniadis, and J. N. Damoulakis “Physical Fault Tolerance of Nanoelectronics”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 176801 (2011) [ link ]

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18. W. Strupinski, K. Grodecki, A. Wysmolek, R. Stepniewski, T. Szkopek, P. E. Gaskell, A. Grueneis, D. Haberer, R. Bozek, J. Krupka, and J. M. Baranowski, “Graphene Epitaxy by Chemical Vapor Deposition on SiC”, Nano Lett. 11, 1786 (2011) [ link ]

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17. T. Szkopek, “Optical Frequency Conductance, Susceptance and Admittance of Quantum Wells”, IEEE JQE. 47, 500 (2011) [ link ]

16. P.L. Levesque, S.S. Sabri, C.M. Aguirre, J. Guillemette, M. Siaj, P. Desjardins, T. Szkopek, and R. Martel, “Probing Charge Transfer at Surfaces Using Graphene Transistors”, Nano Lett. 11, 132, (2011) [ link ]


15. P. E. Gaskell, H. S. Skulason, W. Strupinski and T. Szkopek, “High spatial resolution ellipsometer for characterization of epitaxial graphene”, Opt. Lett. 35, 3336 (2010) [ link ]

14. H. S. Skulason, P. E. Gaskell and T. Szkopek, “Optical reflection and transmission properties of exfoliated graphite from a graphene monolayer to several hundred graphene layers”, Nanotechnology 21, 295709 (2010) [ link ]

13. S. A. Imam, S. Sabri and T. Szkopek, “Low-frequency noise and hysteresis in Graphene Field-Effect Transistors on Oxide”, Micro & Nano Lett. 5, pp. 37-41 (2010)


12. S. Sabri, P. Lévesque, C.M. Aguirre, J. Guillemette, R. Martel and T. Szkopek, “Graphene Field Effect Transistors with Parylene Dielectric”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 242104 (2009) [ link ]

11. W.-Y. Chien and T. Szkopek, “Sub-wavelength focusing of THz/far-infrared radiation via phonon-polariton resonance in self-similar antenna structures ”, J. Appl. Phys. 106, 044310 (2009) [ link ]

10. P.E. Gaskell, H.S. Skulason, C. Rodenchuk, and T. Szkopek, “Counting Graphene Layers on Glass via Optical Reflection Microscopy ”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 143101 (2009) [ link ]


9. W.-Y. Chien and T. Szkopek, “Multiple-multipole simulation of optical nearfields in discrete metal nanosphere assemblies”, Optics Express 16, 1820-35 (2008). Selected for Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics 3, (31 Mar. 2008)

2007 and before

8. J. Conway, S. Sahni, and T. Szkopek, “Plasmonic interconnects versus conventional interconnects: a comparison of latency, crosstalk and energy costs”, Optics Express 15, 4474-84 (2007)

7. T. Szkopek, P.O. Boykin, H. Fan, V. Roychowdhury, E. Yablonovitch, G. Simms, M. Gyure, B. Fong, “Threshold error penalty for fault tolerant computation with nearest neighbour communication”, IEEE Trans. Nanotech. 5, 42-49 (2006) [ pdf ]

6. D.S. Rao, T. Szkopek, H.D. Robinson, E. Yablonovitch, and H.W. Jiang, “Single Photo-electron trapping, storage, and detection in a one-electron quantum dot”, J. Appl. Phys. 98, 114507 (2005). Selected for Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology 12, (26 Dec. 2005)
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5. T. Szkopek, V. Roychowdhury, E. Yablonovitch and D.S. Abrams, “Eigenvalue estimation of differential operators with a quantum algorithm”, Phys. Rev. A. 72, 062318 (2005). Selected for Virtual Journal of Quantum Information 5, (Dec. 2005) [ pdf ]

4. H. Fan, V. Roychowdhury, and T. Szkopek, “Optimal two-qubit quantum circuits using exchange interactions”, Phys. Rev. A. 72, 052323 (2005) [ pdf ]

3. E. Yablonovitch, H.W. Jiang, H. Kosaka, H.D. Robinson, D.S. Rao, and T. Szkopek, “Optoelectronic quantum telecommunications based on spins in semiconductors”, Proc. of the IEEE, vol. 91, no.5, May 2003, pp.761-80. [ pdf ]

2. Y. Sun, T. Szkopek, and P.W.E. Smith, “Demonstration of narrowband high-reflectivity Bragg gratings in a novel multimode fiber”, Optics Comm., vol . 223, no. 1-3, July 2003, pp. 91-5. [ pdf ]

1. T. Szkopek, V. Pasupathy, J.E. Sipe, and P.W.E. Smith, “Novel multimode fiber for narrow-band Bragg gratings”, IEEE. J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron., vol. 7, no. 3, May 2001, pp. 425-33.