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Members profile - S. Zahra Mortazavi

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Faculty : Faculty of Science

Department : Physics

Grade : Assistant professor

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 PhD in Physics,

Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Thesis:Fabrication and characterization of palladium/carbon nanostructures based on IR and UV lasers interaction

Supervisor: Prof.P.Parvin


M.Sc. in Physics,

Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Thesis: Study and fabrication of hydrogen gas sensor based on carbon nanotubes

Supervisor: Prof.A.Iraji zad.


B.Sc. in Physics,

Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran


High School Diploma,

Farzanegan high school, affiliated to the National Organization for the Development of Exceptional Talents

(NODET), Ghazvin, Iran


Professional skills

• Theoretical background in Laser physics, nanoscience and surface physics.

Practical experience in fabrication of nanostructures by laser ablation and chemical methods.

Practical experience in laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) and laser induced fluorescence (LIF) spectroscopy.

Practical experience in scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray diffraction (XRD) and FTIR Lab.

Practical experience in growth of carbon nanotubes using thermal chemical vapor deposition.

Practical experience in hydrogen sensing & storage using carbon nanotubes.


US Patent Application:

USPTO provisional file:

Application number: 61640094

Receipt Date: 30-APR-2012

Invention Title: "A Method for Fabrication of Nanostructures in Cryogenic Liquid"

Inventors: S.Z.Mortazavi,P.Parvin and A.Reyhani


Publications (Journals):

  1.  P. Parvin, A. Reyhani, M. Mehrabi, M. Refahizadeh, S. Z. Mortazavi and A. Ranjbar, Efficiency enhancement using ArF laser induced micro/nanostructures on the polymeric layer of solar cell, Journal of Optics & Laser Technology, 88, 242–249 2017.

  2. M.Baradaran, S.S.Shafiei, F.Moztarzadeh, S.Z.Mortazavi, Preparation and characterization of polycaprolacton / layered double hydroxide nanocomposite for hard tissue engineering applications, Journal of Advanced Materials in Engineering Esteghlal, In Press, 2016.

  3.  G. Rezaee, S. Z. Mortazavi, S. Mirershadi, A. Reyhani, Synthesize and characterization of CdSe QDs for enhancing Solar cell efficiency, Journal of Research on Many-body Systems, 6 118 (2016).

  4.  M. Refahizadeh, A. Majdabadi, P. Parvin, K. Silakhori, S. Z. Mortazavi, A. Mehdilo, P. Aghaii, Angular dependence of ArF laser induced self-aligning microstructures on CR39, Optical Materials Express 5(7) 1543-1549, (2015).

  5. A. Bavali, P. Parvin, S. Z. Mortazavi, S.S. Nourazar, Laser induced fluorescence spectroscopy of various carbon nanostructures (GO, G and nanodiamond) in Rd6G solution, Biomedical Optics Express 6(5) 1679-1693, (2015).

  6.  M Maleki, P Parvin, A Reyhani, S.Z Mortazavi, A Moosakhani, Z Ghorbani, S Kiani, Decomposition of ethane molecules at atmospheric pressure using metal assisted laser induced plasma, JOSA B 32 (4), 493-505, 2015.

  7.  S Mokhtari, P Parvin, A Reyhani, S.Z Mortazavi, S Baghapour, A Amjadi, Physical and chemical properties of lamb renal capsule irradiated by ArF laser, Journal of Laser Applications 27 (1), 012004, (2015).

  8.  Z Ghorbani, P Parvin, A Reyhani, S.Z Mortazavi, A Moosakhani, M Maleki, S. Kiani Methane Decomposition Using Metal-Assisted Nanosecond Laser-Induced Plasma at Atmospheric Pressure, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118 (51), 29822-29835. (2014).

  9. A. Bavali, P. Parvin, S. Z. Mortazavi, M. Mohammadian, and M. Moosavi Pour, Red/Blue Spectral Shifts of Laser-Induced Fluorescence Emission Due to Different Nanoparticle Suspensions in Various Dye Solutions, Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 24, pp. 5398-5409 (2014).

  10.  Sh. Baghapour, P. Parvin, A. Reyhani, S. Z. Mortazavi, S. Mokhtari and A. Amjadi, Chemo-physical properties of renal capsules under ultraviolet-c exposure, J. Appl. Phys. 116, 054701 (2014).

  11.  P. Parvin, M. Refahizadeh, S.Z. Mortazavi, K. Silakhori, A. Mahdiloo, P. Aghaii, Regular self-microstructuring on CR39 using high UV laser dose, Applied Surface Science 292 (2014) 247– 255.

  12.  S.Z. Mortazavi, P. Parvin, M.R. Mousavi Pour, A. Reyhani, A. Moosakhani, Sh. Moradkhani,Time-resolved evolution of metal plasma induced by Q-switched Nd:YAG and ArF-excimer lasers, Optics & Laser Technology, Volume 62, (2014), Pages 32-39.

  13. Mohammad Masoud Hashemi, Parviz Parvin, Alireza Moosakhani, Seyedeh Zahra Mortazavi, Abbas Majdabadi, Ali Reyhani, and Shahriar Abachi, Characteristic emission enhancement in the atmosphere with Rn trace using metal assisted LIBS, AIP Advances, 4, 067121 (2014).

  14.  Seyedeh Zahra Mortazavi, Parviz Parvin, Ali Reyhani, Soghra Mirershadi, Rasoul Sadighi-Bonabi, Generation of various carbon nanostructures in water using IR/UV laser ablation, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 46 (2013) 165303 (9pp).

  15.  Seyedeh Zahra Mortazavi, Parviz Parvin, Ali Reyhani, Rasoul Malekfar, Soghra Mirershadi, Hydrogen storage property of laser induced Pd nanoparticle decorated multi-walled carbon nanotubes, RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 1397–1409.

  16. R. Khatiri, A. Reyhani, S.Z. Mortazavi, M. Hossainalipour, Immobilization of serum albumin on the synthesized three layers core–shell structures of super-paramagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Volume 19, Issue 5, (2013), Pages 1642-1647.

  17.  S.Z. Mortazavi, P. Parvin, A. Reyhani, Fabrication of graphene based on Q-switched Nd:YAG laser ablation of graphite target in liquid nitrogen, Laser Phys. Lett. 9, No. 7, 547–552 (2012).

  18.   Seyedeh Zahra Mortazavi, Parviz Parvin, Ali Reyhani, Ahmad Nozad Golikand, and Soghra Mirershadi, Effect of Laser Wavelength at IR (1064 nm) and UV (193 nm) on the Structural Formation of Palladium Nanoparticles in Deionized Water, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2011, 115 (12), pp 5049–5057.

  19.  A. Reyhani , S.Z. Mortazavi , P. Parvin, Z. Mahmoudi, Simultaneous laser induced breakdown spectroscopy and Pd-assisted methane decomposition at different pressures, Spectrochimica Acta Part B 74-75 (2012), 124-130. 

  20.  Parviz Parvin, Seyedeh Zahra Mortazavi, Mohamad Nouri Korabaslo, Possibility for mode-locked operation of a femtosecond UV storage ring free-electron laser using a low-loss Fabry–Perot resonator , Optics & Laser Technology, Optics & LaserTechnology44(2012)2161–2167.

  21.  A. Reyhani, S. Z. Mortazavi, S. Mirershadi, A. Z. Moshfegh, P. Parvin, and A. Nozad Golikand, Hydrogen Storage in Decorated Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes by Ca, Co, Fe, Ni, and Pd Nanoparticles under Ambient Conditions, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2011, 115 (14), pp 6994–7001.

  22. Parviz Parvin, Maryam Ilchi-Ghazaani, Ali Bavali, Vajiheh Daneshafrooz, Seyedeh Z. Mortazavi, Alireza Moosakhani, Akbar Nazari-Golshan, Mohammad M. Hashemi, Samaneh S. Hosseini, Behzad Mansouri and Shahryar Abachi, Novel Techniques for Safer Operation of Present Nuclear Power Plants After Fukushima Disaster, Recent Patents on Mechanical Engineering 2013, 6, 58-74.

  23. Ali Reyhani, Seyedeh Zahra Mortazavi, Soghra Mirershadi, Ahmad Nozad Golikand, Alireaza Z. Moshfegh, H2 adsorption mechanism in Mg modified multi-walled carbon nanotubes for hydrogen storage, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 37, Issue 2, January 2012, Pages 1919-1926.

  24.  S. Mirershadi, A. Reyhani, S.Z. Mortazavi, B. Safibonab, M. Khabazian Esfahani, The effects of bromine treatment on the hydrogen storage properties of multi-walled carbon nanotubes , International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 36, Issue 24, December 2011, Pages 15622-15631.

  25.  M.Mortazavi, G.H.Majzoobi, G.A.Noozad, A.Reyhani, S.Z.Mortazavi, M.S.Gorji, Fabrication and mechanical properties of MWCNTs-reinforced aluminium composites by hot extrusion, Rare metals, 31 (2012) 372.

  26.  Ali Reyhani, Seyedeh Zahra Mortazavi, Alireza Z. Moshfegh, Ahmad Nozad Golikand, A study on the effects of Fex/Niy/MgO(1−x−y) catalysts on the volumetric and electrochemical hydrogen storage of multi-walled carbon nanotubes, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 35, Issue 1, January 2010, Pages 231-237.

  27.  Alireza Nikfarjam, Azam Iraji zad, Fatemeh Razi, S. Zahra Mortazavi, Fabrication of gas ionization sensor using carbon nanotube arrays grown on porous silicon substrate, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Volume 162, Issue 1, July 2010, Pages 24-28.

  28.  R. Ghasempour, S.Z. Mortazavi, A. Iraji zad, F. Rahimi, Hydrogen sensing properties of multi-walled carbon nanotube films sputtered by Pd, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 35, Issue 9, May 2010, Pages 4445-4449.

  29.  Ali Reyhani, Ahmad Nozad Golikand, Seyedeh Zahra Mortazavi, Leila Irannejad, Ali Z. Moshfegh, The effects of multi-walled carbon nanotubes graphitization treated with different atmospheres and electrolyte temperatures on electrochemical hydrogen storage, Electrochimica Acta, Volume 55, Issue 16, 30 June 2010, Pages 4700-4705.

  30.  S.Z. Mortazavi, Abdul J. Novinrooz, Ali Reyhani and Soghra Mirershadi, Effects of acid treatment duration and sulfuric acid molarity on purification of multi-walled carbon nanotubes, Central European Journal of Physics, 2010, Volume 8, Number 6, Pages 940-946.

  31.   A. Reyhani, S.Z. Mortazavi, A.Z. Moshfegh, A. Nozad Golikand, M. Amiri, Enhanced electrochemical hydrogen storage by catalytic Fe-doped multi-walled carbon nanotubes synthesized by thermal chemical vapor deposition, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 188, Issue 2, 15 March 2009, Pages 404-410.

  32.  Ali Reyhani, Seyedeh Zahra Mortazavi, Abdol Javad Novinrooz, The Effects of pH and Temperature of Solution on the Formation of γ-Fe 2 O 3 Nanoparticles, Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal ChemistryVolume 39, Issue 1, March 2009, pages 31-35.

  33.  S. Mirershadi, S. Z. Mortazavi, A. Reyhani, N. Moniri & A. J. Novinrooz, Effective Condition for Purification of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Nitric Acid, Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal- Organic, and Nano-Metal ChemistryVolume 39, Issue 4, May 2009, pages 204-208.

  34. S.Z. Mortazavi, A. Reyhani, A. Iraji zad, The effect of Pd addition to Fe as catalysts on growth of carbon nanotubes by TCVD method, Applied Surface Science, Volume 254, Issue 20, 15 August 2008, Pages 6416-6421.

  35.  A. Reyhani, S.Z. Mortazavi, A. Nozad Golikand, A.Z. Moshfegh, S. Mirershadi, The effect of various acids treatment on the purification and electrochemical hydrogen storage of multi-walled carbon nanotubes , Journal of Power Sources, Volume 183, Issue 2, 1 September 2008, Pages 539-543.

  36.  A. Reyhani, S.Z. Mortazavi, O. Akhavan, A.Z. Moshfegh, Sh. Lahooti, Effect of Ni, Pd and Ni–Pd nanoislands on morphology and structure of multi-wall carbon nanotubes , Applied Surface Science, Volume 253, Issue 20, 15 August 2007, Pages 8458-8462.

  37.  S. Z. Mortazavi, A. Iraji zad, N. S. Taghavi & A. Reyhani, The Effect of Oxidation of Macroporous Silicon on Carbon Nanotubes Growth by TCVD Method, Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry, Volume 37, Issue 6, August 2007, pages 489-492.