Nanotechnology Group

RESEARCH GROUP
• Prof. Dr. Burhanettin ÇİÇEK

PhD Students
• Akif SESLİ
• Res. Assist. Furkan SOYSAL
• Res. Assist. Savaş YAĞLIKÇI

MSc Students
• Berrak ERKMEN
• Melike GÜLER
• Merve ULUPINAR

RESEARCH AREA
• Carbon Nanotube and Fullerene Production
• Chemical Reaction Kinetics
• Modeling of Reactive Flow
• Electric Arc Discharge and Chemical Vapor Deposition
• Synthesis of Fullerene Based Chemicals
• Adsorption Characteristics of Nanomaterials

CURRENT PROJECTS
“Investigation of Carbon Nanotube Growth Kinetics”, BAP
• “Development of a Hybrid Method for Carbon Nanotube Production and Investigation of the Kinetics “, TÜBİTAK 104M363

CURRENT PhD and MSc STUDIES

PhD Studies
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MSc Studies
• Investigation of Carbon Nanotube Production by Chemical Vapor Deposition and Vapor Phase Growth Methods, July 2009
Researcher: Furkan SOYSAL, Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Burhanettin ÇİÇEK
• Continuous Carbon Nanotube Production, August 2007
Researcher: İbrahim MUTLAY, Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Burhanettin ÇİÇEK
• Fullerene and Nanotube Production from Cathodic Deposits
Researcher: Mustafa OYMAEL, Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Burhanettin ÇİÇEK
• Adsorption Properties of Plasma Soot and Nanomaterials, August 2005
Researcher: Sinan OK (METU), Co-Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Burhanettin ÇİÇEK
•Nanotube Production by Chemcial Vapour Deposition, 2004
Researcher: Umut Barış AYHAN (METU), Co-Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Burhanettin ÇİÇEK
•Fullerene Production in a Tubular Reactor, July 2003
Researcher: Akif SESLİ , Co-Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Burhanettin ÇİÇEK

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
• Kenar, A., Yuzer, D., Nazır, H., Cicek, B., “A New Ion Selective PVC Coated Graphite Rod Electrode Based on 4-Amino- Benzo-15-Crown-5- Derivatives of Fullerene”, Reviews in Analytical Chemsitry, 26, 219-228, 2007
• Goktas, H., Ayhan, U.B., Gunduz, G., Disbudak, H., Eryılmaz, E., Oke, G., Cicek, B., Somer, B., “Synthesis of Carbon nanotubes by a plasma based pulsed electron beam generator”, Physica  Scripta, T123, 145-147, 2006
• Sesli, A., Cicek, B., Oymael, M., “Fullerene Production in a Graphite Tubular Reactor”, Fullerenes Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures 13, 1, 2005
• Cicek, B., “Effect of Residence Time on Fullerene Yield”, Fullerene Science and Technology 9, 63, 2001
• Cicek, B., Kenar, A., Nazır, H., “Simultaneous Determination of C60 and C70 Fullerenes by a Spectrophotometric Method”, Fullerene Science and Technology 9, 103, 2001

LABORATORIES
• Nanotechnology Laboratory I