Personal Information
Sofyan Taya

Physics Department, Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Gaza strip, Palestinian Territories

Sofyan Taya
Educations
2004-2007, Ph.D. Ain Shams University, Egypt.
1998-2000, M.Sc. Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine.
1990-1994, B.Sc. Garyounis University, Libya.
Speciality
Optical waveguide
Optical sensing
Ellipsometry
Nonlinear optics
Left-handed materials
Solar cells
Organic light emitting diodes
Journal Articles
M.M.Shabat, and S. A. Taya, A new matrix formulation for one-dimensional scattering in Dirac Comb, Electromagnetic Approach, Physica Scripta, 67: 147-152, 2003.
M.M. Shabat, H.Khalil, S. A. Taya, and M.M. Abadla, Analysis of the sensitivity of self-focused nonlinear optical evanescent waveguide sensors, Int. J. of Optomechatronics, 1: 284-296, 2007.
H. M. Khalil , M.M. Shabat, S.A. Taya, and Mazen M. Abadla, Nonlinear optical waveguide structure for sensor application: TM case, Int. J. of Modern Physics B, 21(30): 5075-5089, 2007
S.A. Taya, M. M. Shabat, H. Khalil, and D. S. Jäger, Theoretical Analysis of TM Nonlinear Asymmetrical Waveguide Optical sensors, Sensors and Actuators A: Phys., 147: 137-141 (2008).
S.A. Taya, M.M. Shabat, H. Khalil, Enhancement of Sensitivity in optical sensors using left-handed materials Optik, 120: 504-508 (2009).
S.A. Taya, M. M. Shabat, and H. Khalil, Nonlinear Planar Asymmetrical Optical Waveguides for Sensing Applications, Optik, 121: 860-865 (2010).
T. M. El-Agez, A. A. El Tayyan, and S. A. Taya, Rotating polarizer-analyzer scanning ellipsometer, Thin solid films, 518(19): 5610-5614, 2010
T. El-Agez, S. Taya, and A. El Tayayn, A polynomial approach for reflection, transmission, and ellipsometric parameters by isotropic stratified media, Optica Applicata, 40(2): 501-510, 2010.
H. S. Musleh, T. M. El-Agez, A. A. Tayyan, and S. A. Taya, Investigation of the effect of two dyes on organic light emitting diodes electroluminescence, J. of Al Azhar University-Gaza, 12: 75-80, 2010
T. M. El-Agez and S. A. Taya, A Fourier ellipsometer using rotating polarizer and analyzer at a speed ratio 1:1, Journal of Sensors, 2010: Article ID 706829, 7 pp, (2010).
T. M. El-Agez and S. A. Taya, An extensive theoretical analysis of the 1 : 2 ratio rotating polarizer–analyzer Fourier ellipsometer, Physica Scripta, 83(2): 7 pp, 025701, (2011).
T. El-Agez, and S. A. Taya, Development and construction of rotating polarizer analyzer ellipsometer, Optics and lasers in engineering, 49: 507–513 (2011).
S.A. Taya, and T. El-Agez, Ellipsometry of anisotropic materials: a new efficient polynomial approach, Optik, 122: 666–670 (2011).
M. A. Abadla, and S. A. Taya, Characteristics of left-handed multilayer slab waveguide structure, The Islamic University Journal (Series of Natural Studies and Engineering), 19(1): 57-70, 2011
T. El-Agez, S. A. Taya, and A. El Tayayn, An improvement of scanning ellipsometer by rotating a polarizer and an analyzer at a speed ratio of 1:3, Int. J. of Optomechatronics, 5: 51-67, 2011.
S. Taya, and T. El-Agez, Comparing optical sensing using slab waveguides and total internal reflection ellipsometry, Turkish J. of Physics, 35: 31-36, 2011
T. El-Agez and S. Taya, Theoretical spectroscopic scan of the sensitivity of asymmetric slab waveguide sensors, Optica Applicata, 41(1): 89-95, 2011.
S. A. Taya and T. M. El-Agez, A reverse symmetry optical waveguide sensor using a plasma substrate, J. of Optics, 13: 075701 (6pp), 2011.
T. El-Agez, A. A. Tayyan, S. Taya, and H. S. Musleh, Characteristics of poly(9-vinylcarbazole) and 8-hydroxyquinoline aluminum using a homemade rotating analyzer ellipsometer, The Islamic University Journal (Series of Natural Studies and Engineering), 19(2): 163-174, 2011.
T. M. El-Agez, D. M. Wieliczka, C. Moffitt, and S. A. Taya, Spectroscopic ellipsometry time study of low temperature plasma-polymerized plain trimethylsilane thin films deposited on silicon, Physica Scripta, 84: (2011) 045302 (5pp).
T. M. El-Agez, D. M. Wieliczka, C. Moffitt, and S. A. Taya, Aging of oxygen treated trimethylsilane plasma polymerized films using spectroscopic ellipsometry, Journal of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, 2011, Article ID 295304, 6 pages, 2011.
S. A. Taya, T. M. El-Agez, and A. A. AlKanoo, Thin film characterization using rotating polarizer analyzer ellipsometer with a speed ratio 1:3, Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, 3(9): 351-358, 2011.
T. El-Agez, and S. A. Taya, Characterization of SiO2 thin film using rotating polarizer analyzer ellipsometer, Int. J. of Microwave and Optical Technology (IJMOT), 6(6): 363-371, 2011.
K. Y. El-wasife and S. A. Taya, Guided waves in a left-handed material guiding film with a ferrite cladding, Instasci Journal of Physics, 1(1): 21-31 (2011).
M. Abadla, S. A. Taya, and M. Shabat, Four-layer slab waveguide sensors supported with left handed materials, Sensor letters. 9(5): 1823-1829, 2011.
S. A. Taya, H. Khozondar, M. M. Shabat, and E. M. Mehjez, Transverse magnetic mode nonlinear waveguide slab optical sensor utilizing left-handed material, Functional materials, 18(4): 512 – 516 (2011).
H. J. El-Khozondar, S. A. Taya, M. M. Shabat, E. M. Mehjez, Lossy double negative guiding layer optical sensors, Opto-Electronics Review, 19(3): 277-281, 2011.
S. A. Taya, E. J. El-Farram, and T. M. El-Agez, Goos Hänchen shift as a probe in evanescent slab waveguide sensors, Int.J. Electron. Commun. (AEÜ), 66(3): 204–210 (2012).
S. A. Taya and T. M. El-Agez, Slab waveguide sensor based on amplified phase change due to multiple total internal reflections, Turk. J. Phys., 36(1): 67 – 76 (2012).
S. A. Taya and T. M. El-Agez, Optical sensors based on Fabry-Perot resonator and fringes of equal thickness structure, Optik, 123(5): 417-421, 2012.
N. M. El-Ashgar, A. El-Basioni, I. M. El-Nahhal, S. M. Zourob, T. M. El-Agez and S. A. Taya, Sol-Gel Thin Films Immobilized with Bromocresol Purple pHSensitive Indicator in Presence of Surfactants, ISRN Analytical Chemistry, 2012, Article ID 604389, 11 pages, 2012.
S. A. Taya and T. M. El-Agez, Effect of noise on the optical parameters extracted from different ellipsometric configurations, Physica Scripta, 85 (2012) 045706 (6pp)
H. M. Kullab, S. A. Taya, and T. M. El-Agez, Metal-clad waveguide sensor using a left-handed material as a core layer, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29: 959-964 (2012).
S. A. Taya, T. M. El-Agez, H. Kullab, M. M. Abadla, and M. M. Shabat, Theoretical study of slab waveguide optical sensor with left-handed material as a core layer, Optica applicata, 42(2): 193-205, 2012.
S. A. Taya and T. M. El-Agez, Matrix Formulation of transmission of electromagnetic waves in one-dimensional multilayer plasma structure, Int. J. of Microwave and Optical Technology (IJMOT), 7(2): 135-141, 2012.
S. A. Taya, M. M. Abadla, M. M. Shabat, and E. J. El-Farram, Evanescent wave sensors with a left-handed material as a substrate, Chinese J. of Physics, 50(3): 478-499, 2012.
H. S. Musleh, T. M. El-Agez, A. A. Tayyan, and S. A. Taya, Investigation of the effect of different dyes on organic light emitting diode properties, IUG Journal of Natural and Engineering Studies, 20(2): 1-14, 2012.
T. M. El-Agez and S. A. Taya, Noise effect on thin film characterization using rotating polarizer analyzer ellipsometer, Acta Physica Polonica A, 122(1): 15-19, 2012.
T. M. El-Agez, A. A. El Tayyan, A. Al-Kahlout, S. A. Taya, M. S. Abdel-Latif, Dye-sensitized solar cells based on ZnO films and natural dyes, Int. J. of Materials and Chemistry, 2(2): 105-110, 2012.
I. M. Qadoura, S. A. Taya, and K. Y. El-wasife, Scaling rules for a slab waveguide structure comprising nonlinear and negative index materials, International Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology (IJMOT), 7(5): 349-357, 2012.
S. A. Taya and K. Y. Elwasife, Guided modes in a metal-clad waveguide comprising a left-handed material as a guiding layer, Int. J. of Research and Reviews in Applied Sciences, 13(1): 294-305, 2012.
S. A. Taya, E. J. El-Farram, and M. M. Abadla, Symmetric multilayer slab waveguide structure with a negative index material: TM case, Optik, 123(24): 2264– 2268, 2012.
S. A. Taya, T. M. El-Agez, and A. A. Alkanoo, Ellipsometric configurations using a phase retarder and a rotating polarizer and analyzer at any speed ratio, Chinese Physics B, 21: No. 11, (2012) 110701 (13pp)
Patent
2008-present, Assistant Professor, Physics Department, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine
2001-2005, Instructor, Physics Department, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine
1994-2000, Teaching assistant, Physics Department, Palestine
Courses
Undergraduate: Quantum mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Mathematical Physics I, and Mathematical Physics II.
Graduate: Mathematical Physics, Special Topics.
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