Selected Publications

 

Publications:

 

  1. Sofyan A. Taya, and M.M Shabat, “A novel technique for one-dimensional scattering from Dirac Comb”, IC/IR/2001/15, ICTP, Trieste, Italy, 2001.
  2. M.M.Shabat, and Sofyan A. Taya, "A new matrix formulation for one-dimensional scattering in Dirac Comb, Electromagnetic Approach”, Physica Scripta, vol.67, 147-152, 2003.
  3. Sofyan A. Taya and M.M.Shabat, “A new technique for one-dimensional scattering in Dirac Comb”, Journal of The Islamic University of Gaza (Series of Natural Studies and Engineering), vol.11, no.1, 1-14, 2003.
  4. Sofyan A. Taya, M.M.Shabat, and  D.Jäger "Design of  symmetric nonlinear homogenous waveguide sensors", Photonic Europe, SPIE Event, Europe, Strasburg, France, April 3-7, 2006.
  5. M.M. Shabat, Sofyan A. Taya and M.M. Abadla, "Modelling of Nonlinear integrated optical waveguide sensors", The First optETH Winter School on Optical Sciences, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, February 26 – March 3, 2007.
  6. M.M.Shabat, Sofyan A. Taya and M.M. Abadla,  “Modelling and Simulation of Nonlinear Integrated Optical Waveguide Sensors”, The First Sharjah International Conference on Nanotechnology and its Applications, Sharajeh, U.A.E, April 10 -12, 2007.
  7. Sofyan A. Taya, M.M.Shabat, M.M.Abadla, “Analysis of the sensitivity of integrated nonlinear optical evanescent  wave sensors”,  the SPIE European Symposium on Optics and Optoelectronics, the Prague Congress Ctr ,  Czech Republic, April 16-19, 2007.
  8. Mohammed M. Shabat, Hala Khalil, Sofyan A. Taya, and Mazen M. Abadla, “Analysis of the sensitivity of self-focused nonlinear optical evanescent waveguide sensors”, International Journal of Optomechatronics, vol. 1, 284-296, 2007.
  9. Hala M. Khalil , Mohammed M. Shabat, Sofyan A. Taya, and Mazen M. Abadla, "Nonlinear optical waveguide structure for sensor application: TM case", International Journal of Modern Physics B, vol. 21, no. 30, 5075-5089, 2007.
  10. Sofyan A. Taya, M. M. Shabat, M. M. Abadla, and H. Khalil, "Analysis of the sensitivity of integrated nonlinear optical evanescent wave sensors". Proceedins Of SPIE vol. 6585, Optical Sensing Technology and Applications, Francesco Baldini, Jiri Homola, Robert A. Lieberman, Miroslav Miler, Editors, 65851A-1-65851A1-9, May 16, 2007. http://spie.org/x648.html?product_id=721569
  11. Sofyan A. Taya, and M. M. Shabat, “Nonlinear planar waveguide sensors using metamaterials”, International conference on Functional Materials, Crimea, Ukraine, October 1-6, 2007.  http://www.icfm.crimea.edu/progr.htm
  12. Sofyan A. Taya, and M.M.Shabat, “Simulation analysis of TM nonlinear asymmetrical optical waveguide sensors”, 11th International Symposium on Microwave and Optical Technology, Monte Prozio Catone, Rome, Italy,  December17-21, 2007.
  13. Mohammed M. Shabat and Sofyan Taya "Characteristics of nonlinear waveguide sensors using left-handed", SPIE Europe Photonics Europe, Strasbourg, France, April 7-10, 2008. http://www.azouk.com/213302/Advance-Programme/
  14. Sofyan A. Taya, Mohammed M. Shabat, Hala Khalil, and Dieter S. Jäger, "Theoretical Analysis of TM Nonlinear Asymmetrical Waveguide Optical sensors", Sensors and Actuators A: Phys., vol. 147, 137-141 (2008).
  15. Sofyan A. Taya, Mazen M. Abadla, and Mohammed M. Shabat, " Characteristics of Nonlinear Integrated Optical Waveguide Sensors" The 6th International Conference on Photonics, Devices and Systems, Photonics Prague 2008, Czech Republic, August 27-29, 2008. http://prague2008.photon-czsk.org/PHOTONICS_Prague_2008_Program.pdf  
  16. M. M. Shabat and Sofyan A. Taya, “Sensing characteristics of optical integrated waveguide sensors with metamaterials”, Scientific Research Outlook & Technology Development in the Arab World (SRO5), Scientific Innovation and Sustained Development, Fez, Morocco, October 25-30, 2008.
  17. Sofyan A. Taya, M.M. Shabat, H. Khalil, "Enhancement of Sensitivity in optical sensors using left-handed materials" Optik-International J. for Light and Electron Optics, vol. 120, 504-508 (2009).  
  18. Sofyan A. Taya, and Mohammed M. Shabat, " Nonlinear Slab waveguide optical sensor using double-negativity materials", Micro- to Nano-Photonics II- ROMOPTO 2009 conference, 31 August – 3 September 2009.
  19. Mohammed M. Shabat and Sofyan Taya "Double metamaterials as a guiding layer for optical sensing applications", SPIE Europe Microtechnologies for the new millennium, Dresden, Germany, May 4-6, 2009. http://spie.org/Documents/ConferencesExhibitions/Europe-Microtechnologies-New-Millennium-2009%20Advance.pdf   
  20. Sofyan A. Taya, Mazen M. Abadla, and Mohammed M. Shabat, "Characteristics of multilayer slab waveguide structure with a left-handed material", International Commission for Optics- Topical Meeting on Emerging Trends and Novel Materials in Photonics", Delphi, Greece, October 7-9, 2009. http://biblio.ugent.be/input/download?func=downloadFile&fileOId=858703
  21. Sofyan A. Taya, Mohammed M. Shabat, and Hala Khalil, "Nonlinear Planar Asymmetrical Optical Waveguides for Sensing Applications", International J. for Light and Electron Optics, Optik, vol. 121, 860-865  (2010).
  22. M.M.Shabat, Sofyan A. Taya, and M.M.Abadla, "Characteristics of multilayer slab waveguide structure with a double negatively materials ", Meta'10 Conference on Metamaterials, Photonics crystals, Plasmonics, Cairo, February 22 -25, 2010.                                                                                   

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  1.   Sofyan A. Taya and M.M.Shabat, "Sensitivity enhancement in optical waveguide sensors using metamateials",  Meta'10 Conference on Metamaterials", Photonics crystals, Plasmonics, Cairo, Egypt , February 22 -25, 2010.                .  http://meta10.lgep.supelec.fr/index.php/meta/META10/paper/view/101
  2. Sofyan A. Taya, Mohammed M. Shabat, Review of nonlinear slab waveguide sensors, The 4th Conference Integrated Optics – Sensors, Sensing structures and methods, Poland, March 1-3, 2010. http://ios.polsl.pl/files/2010/abstracts/Taya.pdf
  3. Taher M. El-Agez, Ahmed A. El Tayyan, and Sofyan A. Taya, "Rotating polarizer-analyzer scanning ellipsometer", Thin solid films, vol. 518, No. 19, 5610-5614, 2010.   
  4. Taher El-Agez, Sofyan Taya, and Ahmed El Tayayn, "A polynomial approach for reflection, transmission, and ellipsometric parameters by isotropic stratified media ", Optica Applicata, Vol.40, No.2, 501-510, 2010.
  5. Sofyan A. Taya, Hala Khozondar, Mohammed M. Shabat , and Emad M. Mehjez, "Characterization of nonlinear optical integrated waveguide sensors with metamaterials", International conference on mathematical methods in electromagnetic theory, Ukraine, September 6-8, 2010.
  6. Mazen M. Abadla, Sofyan A. Taya, and Mohammed M. Shabat, "Characteristics of Metamaterial Multilayer Waveguide Slab Structure", Fourth International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics, Karlsruhe, Germany, September 13-16, 2010. http://congress2010.metamorphose-vi.org/index.php?option=com_svisor&task=showScheduleSvisor
  7. Sofyan A. Taya and Taher M. El-Agez, "Asymmetrical slab waveguide sensor based on amplified phase change due to multiple total internal reflections", The First International Conference on Basic and Applied Sciences (ICBAS 2010), Al Azhar University, Gaza, Palestine, October 10-12, 2010.
  8. Taher M. El-Agez, Ahmed A. Tayyan, and Sofyan A. Taya, "A novel rotating polarizer-analyzer spectroscopic ellipsometer ", The First International Conference on Basic and Applied Sciences (ICBAS 2010), Al Azhar University, Gaza, Palestine, October 10-12, 2010.
  9. Hussam  S. Musleh, Taher M. El-Agez, Ahmed A. Tayyan, and Sofyan A. Taya, "Investigation of the effect of two dyes on organic light emitting diodes electroluminescence", The First International Conference on Basic and Applied Sciences (ICBAS 2010), Al Azhar University, Gaza, Palestine, October 10-12, 2010.
  10. Mazen Abadla, Sofyan A. Taya, and M. Shabat "Characteristics of left-handed multilayer slab waveguide structure", The First International Conference on Basic and Applied Sciences (ICBAS 2010), Al Azhar University, Gaza, Palestine, October 10-12, 2010.
  11. Hussam  S. Musleh, Taher M. El-Agez, Ahmed A. Tayyan, and Sofyan A. Taya, "Investigation of the effect of two dyes on organic light emitting diodes electroluminescence", J. of Al Azhar University-Gaza, vol. 12, 75-80, 2010.
  12. Taher M. El-Agez and Sofyan A. Taya "A Fourier ellipsometer using rotating polarizer and analyzer at a speed ratio 1:1", Journal of Sensors, vol. 2010, Article ID 706829, 7 pages, doi:10.1155/2010/706829, (2010).
  13. Taher M. El-Agez and Sofyan A. Taya "An extensive theoretical analysis of the 1 : 2 ratio rotating polarizer–analyzer Fourier ellipsometer", Physica Scripta, Vol. 83, No. 2, 7 pages, 025701, (2011). doi:10.1088/0031-8949/83/02/025701
  14. Taher El-Agez, and Sofyan A. Taya "Development and construction of rotating polarizer analyzer ellipsometer", Optics and lasers in engineering, Vol. 49, 507–513 (2011).
  15. Sofyan Taya, and Taher El-Agez, "Ellipsometry of anisotropic materials: a new efficient polynomial approach", International J. for Light and Electron Optics, Optik, Vol. 122, 666–670 (2011).
  16. Mazen A. Abadla, and Sofyan A. Taya, "Characteristics of left-handed multilayer slab waveguide structure", The Islamic University Journal (Series of Natural Studies and Engineering),Vol. 19, No. 1, 57-70, 2011.
  17. Taher El-Agez, Sofyan A. Taya, and Ahmed El Tayayn, "An improvement of scanning ellipsometer by rotating a polarizer and an analyzer at a speed ratio of 1:3", International Journal of Optomechatronics, Vol. 5, 51-67, 2011. 
  18. Sofyan Taya, and Taher El-Agez, "Comparing optical sensing using slab waveguides and total internal reflection ellipsometry", Turkish J. of Physics, Vol. 35, 31-36, 2011
  19. Taher El-Agez and Sofyan Taya, "Theoretical spectroscopic scan of the sensitivity of asymmetric slab waveguide sensors ", Optica Applicata, Vol. 41, No. 1, 89-95, 2011.
  20. Sofyan A. Taya and Mohammed M. Shabat "Sensitivity enhancement in optical waveguide sensors using metamaterials" Applied Physics A, Vol. 103, No. 3, 611-614 (2011).
  21. Sofyan A. Taya and Taher M. El-Agez, "A reverse symmetry optical waveguide sensor using a plasma substrate ", J. of Optics, Vol. 13, No. 7, 075701 (6pp), 2011. doi:10.1088/2040-8978/13/7/075701
  22. Taher M. El-Agez and Sofyan A. Taya "A Fourier ellipsometer by rotating polarizer and analyzer at a speed ratio 1:1", Inventi Rapid: Sensing & Actuation, Vol. 2011, No. 2, 2011.
  23. Taher El-Agez, Ahmed A. Tayyan, Sofyan Taya, and Hussam S. Musleh, "Characteristics of poly(9-vinylcarbazole) and 8-hydroxyquinoline aluminum using a homemade rotating analyzer ellipsometer", The Islamic University Journal (Series of Natural Studies and Engineering),  Vol. 19, No. 2, 163-174, 2011.
  24. Taher M. El-Agez, David M. Wieliczka, Chris Moffitt, and Sofyan A. Taya, "Spectroscopic ellipsometry time study of low temperature plasma-polymerized plain trimethylsilane thin films deposited on silicon", Physica Scripta, Vol. 84, (2011) 045302 (5pp).  

      doi:10.1088/0031-8949/84/04/045302.

  1. Taher M. El-Agez, David M. Wieliczka, Chris Moffitt, and Sofyan A. Taya, "Aging of oxygen treated trimethylsilane plasma polymerized films using spectroscopic ellipsometry", Journal of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, Vol. 2011, Article ID 295304, 6 pages, 2011.        

      doi:10.1155/2011/295304.   

  1. Sofyan A. Taya, Taher M. El-Agez, and Anas A. AlKanoo, "Thin film characterization using rotating polarizer analyzer ellipsometer with a speed ratio 1:3", Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 3, No. 9, 351-358, 2011.

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  1. Taher El-Agez, and Sofyan A. Taya "Characterization of SiO2 thin film using rotating polarizer analyzer ellipsometer ", International Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology (IJMOT), Vol. 6, No. 6, 363-371, 2011.
  2. Khitam Y. El-wasife and Sofyan A. Taya,  Guided waves in a left-handed material guiding film with a ferrite cladding, Instasci Journal of Physics, Vol.1, No. 1, 21-31  (2011).
  3. Mazen Abadla, Sofyan A. Taya, and M. Shabat "Four-layer slab waveguide sensors supported with left handed materials", Sensor letters. Vol. 9, No. 5, 1823-1829, 2011. 
  4. Sofyan A. Taya, Hala Khozondar, Mohammed M. Shabat , and Emad M. Mehjez, "Transverse magnetic mode nonlinear waveguide slab optical sensor utilizing left-handed material", Functional materials, Vol. 18, No. 4, 512 – 516 (2011). 
  5. Hala J. El-Khozondar, Sofyan A. Taya, Mohammed M. Shabat, Emad M. Mehjez, "Lossy double negative guiding layer optical sensors", Opto-Electronics Review, Vol. 19, No. 3, 277-281, 2011.
  6. Sofyan A. Taya and Taher M. El-Agez, "A new scanning fourier ellipsometer", First Euro-Mediterranean Meeting on Functionalized Materials EMM-FM 2011, Sousse, Tunisia, March 17-21, 2011.
  7. Taher El-Agez, Sofyan Taya, and Ahmed El Tayayn, "Scanning Ellipsometer by Rotating Polarizer and Analyzer", Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium, PIERS 2011 in Marrakech, Morocco March 20-23, 2011.
  8. Hala Khozondar, Sofyan A. Taya, M. M. Shabat, and E. M. Mehjez, "TM Nonlinear Waveguide Slab Optical Sensor Utilizing Left-handed Materials", Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium, PIERS 2011 in Marrakech, Morocco March 20-23, 2011.
  9. Sofyan A. Taya, Mazen M. Abadla,  Eman J El-Farram, and Mohamed M. Shabat, "Planar slab waveguide sensor with a left-handed material substrate", The Second International Conference of Applied & natural Sciences (ICNAS-2), Al-Aqsa University, Gaza, Palestine, May 30-31 2011.
  10. Sofyan A. Taya, and Taher M. El-Agez, "Fabry-Perot resonator as an optical sensor", The Second International Conference of Applied & natural Sciences (ICNAS-2), Al-Aqsa University, Gaza, Palestine, May 30-31 2011.
  11. Mazen M. Abadla, Sofyan A. Taya, and Mohamed M. Shabat, "Reflectance from a multilayer slab waveguide structure", The Second International Conference of Applied & natural Sciences (ICNAS-2), Al-Aqsa University, Gaza, Palestine, May 30-31 2011.
  12. Sofyan A. Taya, Mazen M. Abadla, Mohamed M. Shabat, and Eman J El-Farram, "Planar slab waveguide sensor with a left-handed material substrate", International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 8001, 800110-1 – 800110-7, Braga, Portugal, May 3 to 7, 2011, http://spie.org/x648.html?product_id=881049
  13. Hani Kullab, Sofyan A. Taya, Taher M. El-Agez, Mazen M. Abadla, and Mohamed M. Shabat "Materials of negative index of refraction as an optical sensor" The Fourth International Conference for Science and Development, Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestine, November 22-23, 2011.
  14. Anass A. Alkanoo, Taher M. El-Agez, and Sofyan A. Taya, "Fourier ellipsometer with a fixed compensator", The Fourth International Conference for Science and Development, Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestine, November 22-23, 2011.
  15. Hussam  S. Musleh, Taher M. El-Agez, Ahmed A. Tayyan, and Sofyan A. Taya, "Organic light emitting diode with different dyes", The Fourth International Conference for Science and Development, Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestine, November 22-23, 2011
  16. Hatem S. El-Ghamri, Taher M. El-Agez, and Sofyan A. Taya, "Dye sensitized solar cells", The Fourth International Conference for Science and Development, Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestine, November 22-23, 2011.
  17. Sofyan A. Taya, Eman J. El-Farram, and Taher M. El-Agez, "Goos Hänchen shift as a probe in evanescent slab waveguide sensors", International Journal of Electronics and Communications, Int. J. Electron. Commun. (AEÜ), Vol. 66, No. 3, 204–210 (2012).  doi:10.1016/j.aeue.2011.07.004.
  18. Sofyan A. Taya and Taher M. El-Agez, "Slab waveguide sensor based on amplified phase change due to multiple total internal reflections", Turkish Journal of Physics, Turk. J. Phys., Vol. 36, No. 1, 67 – 76 (2012).  
  19. Sofyan A. Taya and Taher M. El-Agez, "Optical sensors based on Fabry-Perot resonator and fringes of equal thickness structure", Optik – Int. J. Light Electron Opt., Vol. 123, No. 5, 417-421, 2012.  doi:10.1016/j.ijleo.2011.04.020.
  20. Nizam M. El-Ashgar, Ahmed El-Basioni, Issa M. El-Nahhal, Shehata M. Zourob, Taher M. El-Agez and Sofyan A. Taya, "Sol-Gel Thin Films Immobilized with Bromocresol Purple pHSensitive Indicator in Presence of Surfactants", ISRN Analytical Chemistry, vol. 2012, Article ID 604389, 11 pages, 2012. doi:10.5402/2012/604389. 
  21. Sofyan A. Taya and Taher M. El-Agez, "Effect of noise on the optical parameters extracted from different ellipsometric configurations", Physica Scripta, Phys. Scr. 85 (2012) 045706 (6pp), doi:10.1088/0031-8949/85/04/045706.
  22. Hani M. Kullab, Sofyan A. Taya, and Taher M. El-Agez, "Metal-clad waveguide sensor using a left-handed material as a core layer", Journal of the optical society of America B, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B Vol. 29, 959-964 (2012).
  23. Sofyan A. Taya, Taher M. El-Agez, and Hani Kullab "Utilizing negative index materials in metal-clad waveguide sensors", Fifth Saudia Science Conference, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudia Arabia,  April 16-18, 2012. http://uqu-ssc5.net/en_Program.aspx  
  24. Sofyan A. Taya and Taher M. El-Agez, "Scanning ellipsometer using a fixed phase retarder and rotating polarizer and analyzer", 2nd International Advances in Applied Physics and Materials Science Congress, Antalya, Turkey, April 26-29, 2012 (APMAS 2012).

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  1. Sofyan A. Taya, Taher M. El-Agez, Hani Kullab, Mazen M. Abadla, and Mohamed M. Shabat, "Theoretical study of slab waveguide optical sensor with left-handed material as a core layer", Optica applicata, Vol. 42, No. 2, 193-205, 2012. 
  2. Sofyan A. Taya and Taher M. El-Agez, "Matrix Formulation of transmission of electromagnetic waves in one-dimensional multilayer plasma structure", International Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology (IJMOT), Vol. 7, No. 2, 135-141, 2012.
  3. Sofyan A. Taya, Mazen M. Abadla, Mohamed M. Shabat, and Eman J. El-Farram, "Evanescent wave sensors with a left-handed material as a substrate", Chinese J. of Physics, Vol. 50, No. 3, 478-499, 2012.
  4. Hussam  S. Musleh, Taher M. El-Agez, Ahmed A. Tayyan, and Sofyan A. Taya, "Investigation of the effect of different dyes on organic light emitting diode properties", IUG Journal of Natural and Engineering Studies, Vol. 20, No. 2, 1-14, 2012.   
  5. Taher M. El-Agez and Sofyan A. Taya, "Noise effect on thin film characterization using rotating polarizer analyzer ellipsometer", Acta Physica Polonica A, Vol. 122, No. 1, 15-19, 2012.
  6. Taher M. El-Agez, Ahmed A. El Tayyan, Amal Al-Kahlout, Sofyan A. Taya, Monzir S. Abdel-Latif, "Dye-sensitized solar cells based on ZnO films and natural dyes", International Journal of Materials and Chemistry, Vol. 2, No. 3, 105-110, 2012.  DOI: 10.5923/j.ijmc.20120203.04
  7. Sofyan A. Taya and Mohammed M. Shabat, "Slab waveguide optical sensor using negative index materials: TE case", 4th International Conference on Nanostructures (ICNS4) Kish Island, I.R. Iran, March 12-14, 2012. 
  8. Sofyan A. Taya, Hani M. Kullab and Taher M. El-Agez "Slab waveguide optical sensors in reflectance mode", The Second International Conference on Basic and Applied Sciences (ICBAS2), Al Azhar University, Gaza, Palestine, October 9-11, 2012.
  9. Anas A. Alkanoo, Taher M. El-Agez, and Sofyan A. Taya "A new ellipsometric structure using a fixed compensator", The Second International Conference on Basic and Applied Sciences (ICBAS2), Al Azhar University, Gaza, Palestine, October 9-11, 2012.
  10. Hani M. Kullab, Sofyan A. Taya, and Taher M. El-Agez "Optical sensors employing peak type metal-clad waveguides", The Second International Conference on Basic and Applied Sciences (ICBAS2), Al Azhar University, Gaza, Palestine, October 9-11, 2012.
  11. Mazen M. Abadla and Sofyan A. Taya "Excitation of TE Surface Polaritons in Different Structures with a  Metal and a Left – Handed Material Interfaces", The Second International Conference on Basic and Applied Sciences (ICBAS2), Al Azhar University, Gaza, Palestine, October 9-11, 2012.   
  12. Ibrahim M. Qadoura, Sofyan A. Taya, and Khitam Y. El-wasife "Scaling rules for a slab waveguide structure comprising nonlinear and negative index materials", International Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology (IJMOT), Vol. 7, No. 5, 349-357, 2012.   
  13. Sofyan A. Taya and Khitam Y. Elwasife, "Guided modes in a metal-clad waveguide comprising a left-handed material as a guiding layer", International Journal of Research and Reviews in Applied Sciences (IJRRAS), Vol. 13, No. 1, 294-305, 2012.    
  14. Sofyan A. Taya, Eman J. El-Farram, and Mazen M. Abadla, "Symmetric multilayer slab waveguide structure with a negative index material: TM case", Optik – International J. for Light and Electron Optics, Int. J. Light Electron Opt., Vol. 123, No. 24, 2264– 2268, 2012. doi:10.1016/j.ijleo.2011.11.016. 
  15. Sofyan A. Taya, Taher M. El-Agez, and Anas A. Alkanoo, "Ellipsometric configurations using a phase retarder and a rotating polarizer and analyzer at any speed ratio", Chinese Physics B, Vol. 21, No. 11, (2012) 110701 (13pp) doi:10.1088/1674-1056/21/11/110701.    
  16. Sofyan A. Taya, Taher M. El-Agez, Hatem S. El-Ghamri, Monzir S. Abdel-Latif, "Dye-sensitized solar cells using fresh and dried natural dyes" International Journal of Materials Science and Applications, Vol. 2, No. 2, 37-42 (2013).  
  17. Sofyan A. Taya, Taher M. El-Agez, and Anas A. Alkanoo, "Rotating polarizer and analyzer ellipsometer with a speed ratio 1:N", Second Euro-Mediterranean Meeting on Functionalized Materials EMM-FM 2013, Hammamet, Tunisia, March 24-28, 2013. http://emm-fm2013.com/wp-content/uploads/Poster-presentations.pdf.  
  18. Sofyan A. Taya and Taher M. El-Agez, "Scanning ellipsometer using a fixed phase retarder and rotating polarizer and analyzer", ACTA PHYSICA POLONICA A, (Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress APMAS2012, April 26_29, 2012, Antalya, Turkey), Vol. 123, No., 2, 183-184, (2013).
  19. Sofyan A. Taya and Ibrahim M. Qadoura, "Guided modes in slab waveguides with negative index cladding and substrate", Optik-International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Int. J. Light Electron Opt., Vol. 124, No. 13, 1431–1436 (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijleo.2012.03.057 
  20. Taher M. El-Agez, Sofyan A. Taya, Ahmed A. El Tayyan, Monzir S. Abdel-Latif, and Ahed Afghjani, " Electroluminescence from Single PVK Layer Organic Light Emitting Diode Using Different Dyes at Different Concentrations", Physical Review & Research International, Vol. 3. No. 4, 306–320 (2013).
  21. Sofyan A. Taya, Hani M. Kullab, and Ibrahim M. Qadoura, "Dispersion properties of slab waveguides with double negative material guiding layer and nonlinear substrate", Journal of the optical society of America B, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, Vol. 30, No. 7, 2008–2013 (2013).
  22. Taher M. El-Agez, Sofyan A. Taya, Mohamed M. Shabat, and Hani Kullab, "Planar waveguide with left-handed material guiding film for refractometry applications", Turkish Journal of Physics, Turk. J. Phys., Vol. 37, No. 2, 250–258 (2013).   
  23. Hani M. Kullab and Sofyan A. Taya "Peak type metal-clad waveguide sensor using negative index materials", International Journal of Electronics and Communications, Int. J. Electron. Commun. (AEÜ), Vol. 67, No. 11, 905–992 (2013).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aeue.2013.05.012   
  24. Sofyan A. Taya and Taher M. El-Agez, "Rotating polarizer analyzer ellipsometer with a fixed compensator", Optik-International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Int. J. Light Electron Opt., Vol. 124, No. 18, 3379–3383 (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijleo.2012.10.045
  25. Monzir S. Abdel-Latif, Taher M. El-Agez, Sofyan A. Taya, Amal Y. Batniji, Hatem S. El-Ghamri, "Plant Seeds-Based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells", Materials Sciences and Applications, Vol. 4, No. 9, 516-520 (2013). 
  26. Sofyan A. Taya, Taher M. El-Agez, and Anas A. Alkanoo, "Rotating polarizer, compensator, and analyzer ellipsometry", Chinese Physics B, Chin. Phys. B, Vol. 22, No. 12. 120703-1 – 120703-12 (2013).    
  27. Sofyan A. Taya, Mustafa H. Abu Nasr, and Taher M. El-Agez, "Reflection, transmission, and ellipsometric parameters of multilayer structure using bi-characteristic-impedance transmission line approach", Optica Applicata, Vol. 43, No. 4, 817–829 (2013).    
  28. Sofyan A. Taya, Khitam Y. Elwasife, and Hani M. Kullab, "Dispersion properties of anisotropic-metamaterial slab waveguide structure", Optica Applicata, Vol. 43, No. 4, 857–869 (2013).
  29. Hani M. Kullab and Sofyan A. Taya "Transverse magnetic peak type metal-clad optical waveguide sensor", Optik – Int. J. Light Electron Opt. Vol. 145, No. 1, 97–100 (2014). DOI: 10.1016/j.ijleo.2013.06.092
  30. Taher M. El-Agez, Sofyan A. Taya, and Anas A. Alkanoo, "A spectroscopic ellipsometer using rotating polarizer and analyzer at a speed ratio 1:1 and a compensator", Optical and Quantum Electronics, Opt Quant Electron, DOI 10.1007/s11082-013-9799-5. 
  31. Mazen Abadla and Sofyan A. Taya "Excitation of TE surface polaritons in different structures comprising a left-handed material and a metal", Optik-International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Optik – Int. J. Light Electron Opt. , Vol. 125, No. 3, 1401-1405 (2014). DOI: 10.1016/j.ijleo.2013.08.040.  
  32. Amal Y. Batniji, Rami Morjan, Monzir S. Abdel-Latif, Taher M. El-Agez, Sofyan A. Taya, and Hatem S. El-Ghamri, "Aldimine derivatives as photosensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cells", Turkish Journal of Physics, Turk. J. Phys., Vol. 38, No. 1, 86–90 (2014). DOI:10.3906/fiz-1309-4.     
  33. Amal Y. Batniji, Monzir S. Abdel-Latif, Taher M. El-Agez, Sofyan A. Taya, and Hatem S. El-Ghamri, "Plant seeds-Based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells", The Fifth International Conference for Science and Development, Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestine, February 25-26, 2014.     
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