List of Publications




M. Souza, A. Jorio, C. Fantini, B. R. A. Neves, M. A. Pimenta, R. Saito, A. Ismach, E. Joselevich, V. W. Brar, Ge. G. Samsonidze, G. Dresselhaus and M. S. Dresselhaus.

Single- and double-resonance Raman G-band process in carbon nanotubes

Physical Review B, 2004, 69, 241403-241407



A. Ismach, L. Segev, E. Wachtel & E. Joselevich.

Atomic Step-Templated Assembly of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Patterns

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2004, 43, 6140-6143

(Cover of Angewandte Chemie, November 17th; Press release by Angew. Chem.; Highlights in Chemistry World and Small)



A. Ismach, D. Kantorovich and E. Joselevich.

Carbon Nanotube Graphoepitaxy: Highly Oriented Growth by Faceted Nanosteps

Journal of the American Chemical Society 2005, 127, 11554-11555



A. Ismach and E. Joselevich.

Orthogonal Self-Assembly of Carbon Nanotube Crossbar Architectures by Simultaneous Graphoepitaxy and Electric Field-Directed Growth

 Nano Letters 2006, 6, 1706-1710



R. Gabai, A. Ismach and E. Joselevich

Nanofacet Lithography: A New Bottom-Up Approach to Nanopatterning and Nanofabrication by Soft Replication of Spontaneously Faceted Crystal Surfaces

Advanced Materials 2006, 19, 1325-1330



N. Geblinger*, A. Ismach* and E. Joselevich.

Self-Organized Nanotube Serpentines

Nature Nanotechnology 2008, 3, 195-200

(Cover of Nature Nanotechnology) * These authors contributed equally to this work.



L.G Cancado, A. Jorio, A. Ismach, E. Joselevich, A. Hartschuh, L. Novotny

Mechanism of Near-Field Raman Enhancement in One-Dimensional Systems

Physical Review Letters 2009, 106, 186101-186104



X. Liang, V. Giacometti, A. Ismach, B.D. Harteneck, D.L. Olynick, and S. Cabrini

Roller-Style Electrostatic Printing of Prepatterned Few-Layer-Graphenes

Applied Physics Letters 2010, 96, 0131091-0131093



A. Ismach, C. Druzgalski, S. Penwell, M. Zheng, A. Javey, J. Bokor, Y. Zhang

Direct Chemical Vapor Deposition of Graphene on Dielectric Surfaces.

Nano Letters 2010, 10, 1542-1548

One of the top 20 most accessed articles in Nano Letters during 2010.



X. Liang, Y. Jung, S. Wu, A. Ismach, D.L. Olynick, S. Cabrini, and J. Bokor

Formation of Bandgap and Subbands in Graphene Nanomeshes with Sub-10 nm Ribbon Width Fabricated via Nanoimprint Lithography

Nano Letters 2010, 10, 2454–2460



J. Soares, A. P. Barboza, P. Araujo, N. B. Neto, D. Nakabayashi, N. Shadmi, T. Yarden, A. Ismach, N. Geblinger, E. Joselevich, C. Vilani, L. Cançado, L. Novotny, G. Dresselhaus, M. S. Dresselhaus, B. R. A. Neves, M. S. C. Mazzoni, A. Jorio.

Modulating the Electronic Properties Along Carbon Nanotubes via Tube-Substrate Interaction

Nano Letters 2010, 10 (12), 5043–5048 



A. Weber-Bargioni, A. Schwartzberg, M. Cornaglia, A. Ismach, J.J. Urban, Y. Pang, R. Gordon, D. F. Ogletree, S. Cabrini, P. J. Schuck

Hyperspectral Nanoscale Imaging on Dielectric Substrates with Coaxial Optical Antenna Scan Probes

Nano Letters 2011, 11 (3), 1201–1207



L. Ji, A. Ismach, H. Zheng*, Z. Tan*, S. Xun, E. Lin, V. Battaglia, and Y. Zhang

Graphene/Silicon Multilayer Structures for Enhanced Lithium Storage

Nano Energy 2012, 1 (1), 164-171

* These authors contributed equally to this work




A. Ismach, H. Chou, D. Ferrer, Y. Wu, H.C. Floresca, S. McDonnell, A. Covacevich, C. Pope, R. Piner, R.  Wallace, M. Kim, L. Colombo, R. Ruoff

Towards the Controlled Synthesis of hexagonal Boron Nitride Films

ACS Nano, 2012, 6 (7), 6378–6385  

(Highlights in Nanotechweb)




C. Hwang, D. Siegel, A. Ismach, S.K. Mo, Y. Zhang and A. Lanzara

Fermi velocity engineering in graphene by substrate modification

Scientific Reports 2, 590. DOI:10.1038/srep00590



S. Z. Butler, S.M. Hollen, L. Cao, Y. Cui, J. A. Gupta, H. R. Gutiérrez, T. F. Heinz, S. S. Hong, J. Huang, A. Ismach, E. Johnston-Halperin, M. Kuno, V. V. Plashnitsa, R. D. Robinson, R. S. Ruoff, S. Salahuddin, J. Shan, L. Shi, M. G. Spencer, M. Terrones, W. Windl, and J. E. Goldberger

Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities in Two-Dimensional Materials Beyond Graphene

ACS Nano, 2013, 7 (4), 2898–2926



X. Kong, H. Ji, R. D. Piner, H. Li, C. W. Magnuson, C. Tan, A. Ismach, H. Chou and R. S. Ruoff

Non-destructive and Rapid Evaluation of CVD Graphene by Dark Field Optical Microscopy

Applied Physics Letters, 2013, 103, 043119



R. Piner, H. Li, X. Kong, L. Tao, H. Ji, W. H. Lee, J. W. Suk1, J. Ye, Y. Hao, C.W. Magnuson, A. Ismach, D. Akinwande and R.S. Ruoff

Magnetic Inductive Heating, a New Route to Graphene

ACS Nano, 2013, 7(9), 7495-7499



N. Shadmi N., N. Geblinger, A. Ismach and E. Joselevich

Formation of Ordered vs. Disordered Carbon Nanotube Serpentines on Anisotropic vs. Isotropic Substrates

Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2014, 118 (25), 14044–14050



A. Ismach

Synthesis and Characterization of 2D Layered Materials: The Case of Hexagonal Boron Nitride



Y. Liu, R. Ghosh, D. Wu, A. Ismach, R.S. Ruoff and K. Lai

Mesoscale Imperfections in MoS2 Atomic Layers Grown by Vapor Transport Technique

Nano Letters, 2014, 14(8), 4682-4686



H. Chou, A. Ismach, R. Ghosh, R.S. Ruoff and A. Dolocan                                                                                  Revealing the Planar Chemistry of Two-Dimensional Heterostructures at Atomic Level. Nature Communications, 2015, 6, 7482



P. Mende, Q. Gao, A. Ismach, H. Chou, M. Widom, RS. Ruoff, L. Colombo, R. Feenstra

Characterization of hexagonal boron nitride layers on nickel surfaces by low-energy electron microscopy

Surface Science, 2017, 659, 31-42 



A. Ismach, H. Chou, P. Mende, A. Dolocan, R.  Addou, S.  Aloni, R. Wallace, R. Feenstra, RS. Ruoff, L. Colombo

Carbon-assisted chemical vapor deposition of hexagonal boron nitride

2D Materials, 2017, 4, 025117    



O. Hod, M. Urbakh, D. Naveh, M. Bar-Sadan and A. Ismach

Flatlands in the Holy Land: The Evolution of Layered Materials Research in Israel

Advanced Materials, 2018, 1706581



Keren M. Freedy, Maria Gabriela Sales, Peter M. Litwin, Sergiy Krylyuk, Pranab Mohapatra, Ariel Ismach, Albert V. Davydov, and Stephen J. McDonnell

MoS2 cleaning by acetone and UV-Ozone: Geological and synthetic material

Applied Surface science, 2019, 478, 183-188.



G. Radovsky, T. Shalev and A. Ismach

Tuning the Morphology and Chemical Composition of MoS2 Nanostructures

Journal of Materials Science, 2019, 54, 7768-7779.



A. Patsha, V. Sheff and A. Ismach

Seeded-Growth of WS2 Atomic layers: The Effect on Chemical and Optical Properties

Nanoscale, 2019,11, 22493-22503



Jonah Teich, Ravit Dvir, Alex Henning, Eliran Hemo, Michael J. Moody, Titel Jurca, Hagai Cohen, Tobin Marks, Brian Rosen, Lincoln Lauhon and Ariel Ismach

Light and Complex 3D MoS2/graphene Heterostructures as an Efficient Catalyst for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction

Nanoscale, 2020, 12, 2715-2725



O. Luria, P. Mohapatra, A. Kribus and A. Ismach

Large-Scale Characterization of Two-Dimensional Monolayer MoS2 Island Domains

using Spectroscopic Ellipsometry and Reflectometry

Applied Surface Science, 2020, 524, 146418



P. Mohapatra, L. Denzenshvilli, K. Ranganathan, L. Houben and A. Ismach

Epitaxial Growth of In2Se3 on Monolayer MoS2 Single Crystals for High Performance Photodetectors

Applied Materials Today, 2020, 100734



K. Ranganathan, M. Feingenbaum and A. Ismach

Large-Scale and Robust Multifunctional Vertically-Aligned MoS2 Photo-Memristors

Advanced Functional Materials, 2020, 2005718



I. Gerlitz, M. Feingenbaum,* M. Bar-Sadan, H. Cohen,  A. Ismach and B. Rosen

Catalytic HER Enhancement on Vertically Aligned MoS2 by Synergistic Addition of Silver and Palladium

ChemElectroChem 2020, 7, 4224



A. Cohen, A. Patsha, P. Mohapatra, M. Kazes, K. Ranganathan, D. Oron and A. Ismach

      Growth-Etch Metal-Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition Approach of WS2 Atomic-Layers

ACS Nano 2021, 15, 1, 526–538





P. Mohapatra,* K. Ranganathan,* and A. Ismach

Selective Area Growth and Transfer of High Optical Quality MoS2 Monolayers

Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2020, 2001549


S. Mukherjee, D. Dutta, P. K. Mohapatra, L. Dezanashvili, A., E. Koren

Scalable Integration of Coplanar Heterojunction Monolithic Devices on Two-Dimensional In2Se3

ACS Nano 2020, 14, 12, 17543–17553



S. Mukherjee, D. Dutta, P. K. Mohapatra, L. Dezanashvili, A., E. Koren

Maskless Device Fabrication and Laser-Induced Doping in MoS2 Field Effect Transistors Using a Thermally Activated Cyclic Polyphthalaldehyde Resist

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2021, 13, 4, 5399–5405



E. Hauzer, R. Sapir, Y. Flitsanov, A. Kribus, A. Ismach and S. Richter

      Thermally Stable, Three-Dimensional Membrane Composed of Graphene-Nanoparticle-Biocomposite for Photothermal Applications

In Review








Direct chemical vapor deposition of graphene on dielectric surfaces

Y Zhang, A Ismach

US Patent 8,709,881 (2014)



Method for the preparation of graphene/silicon multilayer structured anodes for lithium ion batteries

Y Zhang, L Ji, A Ismach

US Patent App. 14/005,208 (2014)



Producing an array of nanoscale structures on a substrate surface via a self-assembled template

Rachel Gabai, Ariel Ismach, Ernesto Joselevich

WO2008096335A3 (2007)