Personal Information
Rifa El-Khozondar

Department of Physics, Al-Aqsa University, Gaza, Palestinian Territories

Rifa El-Khozondar
Educations
From 1999 to 2002, Ph.D. in Computational material science , New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, USA
From 1994 to 1996, M.Sc. in Physics , New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, USA
From 1993 to 1993, Teaching Certificate , Islamic University, Gaza, Gaza Strip, Palestinian Territory
From 1981 to 1986, B. Sc. in Physics , Birzeit, West Bank, Palestinian Territory
Work Experiences
From 2009 to present, Associate Professor , Al-Aqsa University
From 2002 to 2009, Assistant Professor , Al-Aqsa University
From 2003 to 2003, Vice of physics department head , Al-Aqsa University
From 2004 to 2004, Head of physics department , Al-Aqsa University
From 1997 to 2002, Lecturer , Al-Aqsa University
From 1988 to 1997, School Teacher , Directorate of Education
Speciality
? Develop the Monte Carlo Potts model to investigate microstructural evolution of polycrystalline materials.
? Investigate thermal-stress effect on the optical performance of nonlinear symmetrical sensor.
? Explore propagation of light through the proposed structure of the optical waveguide.
? Present the application of MTMs in the structure of the optical waveguides to realize integrated non reciprocal devices like isolators.
? Polarization rotation is studied in optical fibers where the frame of reference in which polarization rotation in twisted optical fibers is described to be compatible with the modeling of fiber sensor applications.
? Nonlinear Transmission lines (NTL) have attracted attention for microwave application such as filter, amplifier, signal reshaping, and ADC.
? Nonlinear transmission lines (NLTL) that consist of coplanar waveguide periodically loaded with resonant tunnel diode are capable of shaping signal waveforms during transmission.
Journal Articles
1. Hala J. El-Khozondar, Rifa J. El-Khozondar, Said Zouhdi, 2013. Propagation of surface waves at the interface between Nonlinear MTMs and Anisotropic Materials, Applied Physics A: material science and processing, DOI 10.1007/s00339-013-8041-4.
2. Hala J. El-Khozondar, Rifa J. El-Khozondra, Ahmed R. S. AL-Farra, Bernard Z. Essimbi, 2013. Nonlinear Resonant Tunnelling Diode (RTD) circuits for microwave A/D conversion, Optik, 124, 6100-6103.
3. Hala J. El-Khozondar, Rifa J. El-Khozondar, B.Z. Essimbi, 2013. Pspice modeling of nonlinear transmission lines analog to digital conversion, Review of applied physics (RAP), 2(1), 12-16.
4. El-Khozondar, R., El-Khozondar, H., Shabat, M., Alexander W. Koch, 2012. TM waves propagation at magnetoplasma-MTMs interface, World Journal of Condensed Matter Physics (WJCMP), 2, 171-174.
5. Hala J. El-Khozondar, Rifa J. El-Khozondar, Said Zouhdi, 2012. Surface waves at the interface between tunable LC-MTMs and Nonlinear media, Applied Physics A: material science and processing, 109(4), 865-867.
6. Hala J. El-Khozondar, Mathias Müller, Rifa J. El-Khozondar, Mohammed M. Shabat , Alexander W. Koch, 2012. Sensitivity of double-negative metamaterial optical sensor, International Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences and Technology (IJPAST), 11(2), 29-39.
7. Hala J. El-Khozondar, Mattis S. Müller, Rifa J. El-Khozondar, Alexander W. Koch, 2012. Influence of magnetic field inhomogeneity on a magneto-optical current sensor, Journal of sensor technology, 2, 19-22.
8. El-Khozondar, H., El-Khozondar, R., Müller, M., Koch, A., 2011. Sensitivity of TM Nonlinear Magnetooptical Integrated Optical Sensor, Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures (MMMS), 8, 32-42.
9. El-Khozondar, R., El-Khozondar, H., Shabat, M., 2011. Surface wave propagation in Ferroelectric/MTMS interface, Integrated Ferroelectric, 130, 50-57.
10. El-Khozondar, H., El-Khozondar, R., Shabat, M., Koch, A., 2011. Metallic nonlinear magnetooptical nonreciprocal isolator, OPTIK, Elsevier, 122, 256–258.
11. El-Khozondar, H., Müller, M., Wellenhofer, C., El-Khozondar, R., Koch, A., 2010. Four-Mode Coupling in Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors using Full Fields of the Fundamental Modes, Fiber and integrated optics, 29(5), 420-430.
12. El-Khozondar, H., Müller, M., Buck, T., El-Khozondar, R., Koch, A., 2010. Experimental investigation on polarization rotation in twisted optical fiber using laboratory coordinate system, Fiber and Integrated Optics, 29(1), 1-9.
13. El-Khozondar, H. J., Müller, M.S., El-Khozondar, R.J. and Koch, A.W., 2009. Polarization Rotation in Twisted Polarization Maintaining Fibers Using a Fixed Reference Frame, Journal of light wave technology, 27(24), 5590-5596.
14. El-Khozondar, H., El-Khozondar, R., Shabat, M., 2009. Characteristics of Magetooptical Integrated Metamaterials Isolator, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B, 23 (22), 4675-4683.
15. El-Khozondar, R., and El-Khozondar, H, 2009. Numerical modeling of microstructural evolution in three-phase polycrystalline materials, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 34(1A), 241-252.
16. El-Khozondar, R., and El-Khozondar, H., Shabat, M., 2008. Applications of Metamaterials in Optical Waveguide Isolator, J. Al-Aqsa Univ., 12, 35-50.
17. El-Khozondar, H., El-Khozondar, R., Shabat, M., 2008. Temperature dependence of optical nonlinear waveguide sensor on thermal stress effect, Islamic university journal for natural science and Engineering, 16 (2), 29-40.
18. El-Khozondar, H. J., El-Khozondar, R. J., 2008. Temperature Sensitivity Enhancement of Nonlinear Optical Channel Waveguide Sensors Using Thermal-Stress Effect, Islamic university journal for natural science and Engineering, 16 (2), 15-27.
19. El-Khozondar, H. J., El-Khozondar, R. J., Shabat, M. M., 2008. Double-Negative Metamaterial Optical waveguide Behavior Subjected to Stress. Islamic university journal for natural science and Engineering 16 (1), 9-20.
20. El-Khozondar, H. J., El-Khozondar, R. J., Shabat, M. M., Koch, A. W., 2007. Stress Effect on Optical Nonlinear Waveguide Sensor. Journal of optical communication 28 (3), 175-179.
21. El-Khozondar, R., El-Khozondar, H., Gottstein, G., Rollet, A., 2006. Microstructural Simulation of Grain Growth in Two-phase Polycrystalline Materials. Egypt. J. Solids 29(1), 35-47.
22. El-Khozondar, R., El-Khozondar, H., 2004. Numerical simulations of coarsening of lamellar structures: applications to metallic alloys. Egypt. J. Solids, 27(2), 189-199.
23. Solomatov, V.S., El-Khozondar, R., Tikare, V., 2002. Grain size in the lower mantle: Constraints from numerical modeling of grain growth in two-phase systems. Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 129, 265-282.
Patent
2009-present, Associate Professor, Physics department, Al-Aqsa University, Gaza,
2002-2009, Assistant Professor, Physics department, Al-Aqsa University, Gaza, Palestine
2004, Head of physics department head
2004, vice of physics department head
1997-2002, Lecturer, Al-Aqsa University, Gaza, Palestine.
1988-1997, School Teacher, Ramiz Fakhra high school, Gaza, Palestine
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