Adobe Systemsdr. nurit ashkenasy
research groupBio-Electronics and Bio-Sensors

¨ Maayan Matmor, George A. Lengyel, W. Seth Horne and Nurit Ashkenasy, "Peptide-functionalized semiconductor surfaces: strong surface electronic effects from minor" alterations to backbone composition", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys, 19, 5709-5714  (2017).

¨ D. Ivnitski, M. Amit, O. Silberbush, Y. Atsmon-Raz, J. Nanda, R. Cohen-Luria, Y. Miller, G. Ashkenasy, and N. Ashkenasy, "Structure Polymorphism Strongly Influences the Conductivity of Peptide FibrilsAngewandte Chemie, 55, 9988 (2016).

¨ J. Lerner-Yardeni, M. Amit, G. Ashkenasy, and N. Ashkenasy, "Sequence Dependent Proton

Conduction in Self-Assembled Peptide NanostructuresNanoscale,8, 235-2366 (2016).

¨ P. Gordiichuk, D. Rimmerman, A. Paul, D. A. Gautier, A. Gruszka, M. Saller, J. W. de Vries, G.-J. Wetzelaer, M. Manca, W. Gomulya, M. Matmor, E. Gloukhikh, Mark Loznik, N. Ashkenasy, P. W. M. Blom, M. Rögner, M. A. Loi, S. Richter, and A. Herrmann, "Filling the green gap of a megadalton Photosystem I complex by conjugation of organic dyesBioconjugate Chem., 27, 33-41 (2016).

¨ Y. Liebes-Peer, V. Bandalo, Ü. Sökmen, M. Tornow, and N.Ashkenasy, "Fabrication of nanopores in multi-layered silicon - based membranes using focused electron beam induced etching with XeF2 gasMicrochim. Acta 183, 987-994 (2016).

¨ D. A. Cannon, N. Ashkenasy, and T. Tuttle, "Influence of solvent in Controlling Peptide−Surface InteractionsJ. Phys. Chem. Lett. 6, 3944-3949 (2015).

¨ D. Ivnitski, M. Amit, B. Rubinov, R. Cohen-Luria, N. Ashkenasy, and G. Ashkenasy "Introducing charge transfer functionality into prebiotically relevant β-sheet peptide fibrilsChem. Commun. 50 6733-6736 (2014).

¨ Y. Liebes-Peer, H. Rapaport, and N. Ashkenasy, "Amplification of Single Molecule Translocation Signal Using β-Strand Peptide Functionalized Nanopores", ACS Nano 8, 6822-6832 (2014).

¨ M. Amit, S. Appel, R. Cohen, G. Cheng, I. W. Hamley, and N. Ashkenasy, "Hybrid Proton and Electron Transport in Peptide Fibrils", Adv. Func. Mat. 24, 5873-5880 (2014).

¨ M. Amit and N. Ashkenasy "Electronic properties of amyloid b-based peptide filaments with different non-natural heterocyclic side chainsIsr. J. Chem. 54, 703-707 (2014).

¨ A. Atanassov, Z. Hendler, I. Berkovich, G. Ashkenasy, and N. Ashkenasy, "Force modulated conductance of artificial coiled-coil protein monolayers", Biopolymers, 100, 93 (2013).

¨ M. Matmor and N. Ashkenasy, “Modulating semiconductor surface electronic properties by inorganic peptide-binder sequence design”, J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 134, 20403 (2012).

¨ Y. Furmansky, H. Sasson, P. A. Liddell, D. Gust, N. Ashkenasy, and I. Visoly-Fisher, “Porphyrins as ITO photosensitizers: ý Substituents control photo-induced electron transfer direction”, J. Mater. Chem., 22, 20334 (2012).

¨ B. Rubinov, N. Wagner, M. Matmor, O. Regev, N. Ashkenasy, and G. Ashkenasy, "Transient fibril structures facilitating non-enzymatic self-replication", ACS Nano, 6, 7893 (2012).

           Research highlight: Nature Nanotech., 7, 549 (2012).

¨ M. Amit, G. Cheng , I. W. Hamley, and N. Ashkenasy, "Conductance of amyloid β based peptide filaments: structure–function relations", Soft Matter, 8, 8690 (2012).

¨ M. Mizrahi, A. Zakrassov, J. Lerner-Yardeni, and N. Ashkenasy, "Charge transport in vertically aligned, self-assembled peptide nanotube junctions", Nanoscale, 4, 518 (2012).

¨ A. Kovalev, D. Wainstein, A. Rashkovskiy, A. Osherov, Y. Golan, and N. Ashkenasy, "Complex investigation of electronic structure transformations in Lead Sulphide nanoparticles using a set of electron spectroscopy techniques", Vacuum, 86, 638 (2012).

¨ V. Bourbo, M. Matmor, E. Shtelman, B. Rubinov, N. Ashkenasy, and G. Ashkenasy "Self-assembly and self-replication of short amphiphilic β-sheet peptides", Orig. Life Evol. Biosph., 41, 563 (2011).

¨ A. Osherov, M. Matmor, N. Froumin, N. Ashkenasy, and Y. Golan, “Surface termination control in chemically deposited PbS films: aspects of nucleation and growth on gallium terminated GaAs(111)A and arsenic terminated GaAs(111)B”, J. Phys Chem. C, 115, 16501 (2011).

¨ O. Vaknin, B. Khamaisi, and N. Ashkenasy, “Controlling field-effect transistor biosensor electrical characteristics using immunosorbent assay”, Electroanalysis, 23, 2327 (2011).

¨ Y. Liebes, B. Hadad, and N. Ashkenasy, “Effects of electrons on the shape of nanopores prepared by focused electron beam induced etching”, Nanotechnology, 22, 285303 (2011).

¨ M. Matmor and N. Ashkenasy, “Peptide directed growth of gold films”, J. Mater. Chem., 21, 968 (2011).

¨ G. Ashkenasy, Z. Dadon, S. Alesebi, N. Wagner, and N. Ashkenasy, “Building logic into peptide networks from bottom-up and top-down”, Isr. J. Chem., 51, 106 (2011).



¨ Y. Liebes, M. Drozdov, Y. Y. Avital, H. Rapaport, W. D. Kaplan, and N. Ashkenasy, “Reconstructing solid state nanopores shape by electrical measurementsAppl. Phys. Lett. 97, 223105 (2010).

           Work highlight: the December 6, 2010 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology

¨ A. I. Kovalev, D. L. Wainshtein, A. Yu. Rashkovsky, Y. Golan, A. Osherov, and N. Ashkenasy, “Studying of quantum size effects origination in semiconducting lead sulfide nanocrystalsProt. Met. Phys. Chem. S, 46, 633 (2010).

¨ B. Khamaisi, O. Vaknin, O. Shaya and N. Ashkenasy, "Electrical performance of silicon-on-insulator field-effect transistors with multiple top-gate organic layers in electrolyte solution", ACS Nano, 4, 4601 (2010).

¨ C. Shlizerman, A. Atanassov, I. Berkovich, G. Ashkenasy and N. Ashkenasy, "De novo designed coiled-coil proteins with variable conformations as components of molecular electronic devices", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132, 5070 (2010).

¨ R. Nochomovitz, M. Amit, M. Matmor and N. Ashkenasy, "Bioassisted multi-nanoparticle patterning using single-layer peptide templates", Nanotechnology, 21, 145305 (2010).

¨ M. Yemini, B. Hadad, Y. Liebes, A. Goldner, and N. Ashkenasy, "The controlled fabrication of nanopores by focused electron-beam-induced etching", Nanotechnology, 20, 245302 (2009).

¨ N. Ashkenasy, W. S. Horne, and M. Reza Ghadiri "Design of self-assembling peptide nanotubes with large delocalized electronic states", Small, 2, 99 (2006).

           Cover picture: Volume 2, Issue 1, Date: January (2006).

¨ N. Ashkenasy, J. Sánchez-Quesada, H. Bayley, and M. Reza Ghadiri, “Recognizing a single base in an individual DNA strand: a step toward nanopore DNA sequencing”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 44, 1401 (2005). Angew. Chem. 117, 1425 (2005).

           Work highlight: Research Highlights, Nature, 434, 36 (2005).

¨ W. S. Horne*, N. Ashkenasy*, and M. Reza Ghadiri, “Modulating charge transfer through cyclic d,l a-peptide self-assembly”, Chem.-Eur. J., 11, 1137 (2005).

           * Equal contribution

¨ A. Rothschild, A. Levakov, Y. Shapira, N. Ashkenasy, and Y. Komem, “Electronic and transport properties of reduced and oxidized nanocrystalline TiO2 films”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 574 (2003).

¨ A. Rothschild, A. Levakov, Y. Shapira, N. Ashkenasy, and Y. Komem, “Surface photovoltage spectroscopy study of reduced and oxidized nanocrystalline TiO2 films”, Surf. Sci. 532-535, 456 (2003).

¨ Rothschild, Y. Komem, and N. Ashkenasy, “Quantitative evaluation of chemisorption processes on semiconductors”, J. Appl. Phys. 92, 7090 (2002).

¨ G. Lubarsky, R. Shikler, N. Ashkenasy, and Y. Rosenwaks, “Quantitative evaluation of local charge trapping in dielectric stacked gate structures using Kelvin probe force microscopy”, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 20, 1914 (2002).

¨ L. Zhu, O. Younes, N. Ashkenasy, Y. Shacham-Diamand, and E. Gileadi, “STM/AFM study of the evolution of morphology of electroplated Ni/W alloys”, Appl. Surf. Sci. 200, 1 (2002).



¨ N. Ashkenasy, M. Leibovitch, Y. Rosenwaks, and Y. Shapira, “Characterization of quantum well structures using surface photovoltage spectroscopy”, Mater. Sci. and Eng. B 74, 125 (2000).

¨ S. Solodky, M. Leibovitch, N. Ashkenasy, I. Hallakoun, Y. Rosenwaks, and Y. Shapira, “Characterization methodology for pseudomorphic high electron mobility transistor using surface photovoltage spectroscopy”, J. Appl. Phys. 88, 6775 (2000).

¨ N. Ashkenasy, M. Leibovitch, Y. Rosenwaks, Y. Shapira, K. W. J. Barnham, J. Nelson, and J. Barnes, “GaAs/AlGaAs single quantum well p-i-n structures: a surface photovoltage study”, J. Appl. Phys. 86, 6902 (1999).

¨ L. Kronik, N. Ashkenasy, E. Fefer, M. Leibovitch, Y. Shapira, S. Gorer, and G. Hodes, “Surface states and photovoltaic effects at CdSe quantum dot films”, J. Electrochem. Soc. 145, 1748 (1998).

¨ N. Ashkenasy, M. Leibovitch, Y. Shapira, F. H. Pollak, T. Burnham, and X. Wang, “Surface photovoltage spectroscopy of an InGaAs/GaAs/AlGaAs single quantum well laser structure”, J. Appl. Phys. 83, 1146 (1998).

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¨  O. Silberbush, M. Amit, S. Roy and N. Ashkenasy "Significant enhancement of proton transport in bioinspired peptide fibrils by single acidic or basic amino acid mutation" Adv. Func. Mat. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201604624 (2017).

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