NANODEV Research Group

Duygu Kuzyaka

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Duygu Kuzyaka
Room No: 
Proje Lab. 125
Tel No: 
+90 (312) 210-7417
Fax No: 
+90 (312) 210-6425

Micro and Nanotechnology, Middle East Technical University, PhD, 2012 - ...
Micro and Nanotechnology, Middle East Technical University, MSc, 2009 - 2012
Physics Education, Hacettepe University, BS, 2003-2009

Research Interests: 
  • Synthesis and characterization of vanadosilicate AM-6
  • Thin film formation of vanadosilicate AM-6 by using secondary growth method
  • Investigation of the parameters affecting crystal growth rate and crystal orientation
  • Synthesis and characterization of high quality and low quality vanadosilicate AM-6 in thin film form: control of V4+/V5+ ratio and defect formation
  • Investigation of the photocatalytic activity of vanadosilicate AM-6 thin films
Thesis / Research Information: 

Master Thesis: Power Conversion Efficiency Enhancement of Organic Solar Cells By Addition of Gold Nanoparticles 

  1. D. Kozanoglu, D. H. Apaydin, A. Cirpan, E. N. Esenturk, Power conversion efficiency enhancement of organic solar cells by addition of gold nanostars, nanorods, and nanospheres, Organic Electronics 14 (2013) 1720-1727
  2. M. Kesik, F. E. Kanik, G. Hızalan, D. Kozanoglu, E. N. Esenturk, S. Timur, Levent Toppare, A functional immobilization matrix based on a conducting polymer and functionalized gold nanoparticles: Synthesis and its application as an amperometric glucose biosensor, Polymer 54 (2013) 4463-4471
  3. N. I. Evcimen, S. Coskun, D. Kozanoglu, G. Ertas, H. E. Unalan, E. N. Esenturk, Growth of branched gold nanoparticles on solid surfaces and their use as surface-enhanced Raman scattering substrates, RSC Adv. 5 (2015) 101656–101663
  4. D. Kuzyaka, S. Galioglu, B. Akata, Secondary growth of microporous vanadosilicate AM-6 films, J Porous Mater 23 (2016) 1319-1327
  5. D. Kuzyaka, S. Galioglu, İ. Altın, M. Sökmen, B. Akata, The effect of microporous vanadosilicate AM-6 thin films as photocatalysts for the degradation of methylene blue, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry  xxx (2018) xxx-xxx