1. Ü. S. Nizam, G. Makey, M. Barbier, S. S. Kahraman, E. Demir, S. Galioglu, D. Vahabli, S. Hüsnügil, M. H. Güneş, E. Yelesti, S. Ilday “Dynamic evolution of hyperuniformity in a driven dissipative colloidal system” J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 33, 304002 (Emerging Leaders 2020 Special Issue) (2021) (invited).
  2. G. Makey, S. Galioglu, R. Ghaffari, E. D. Engin, G. Yıldırım, Ö. Yavuz, O. Bektaş, Ü. S. Nizam, Ö. Akbulut, Ö. Şahin, K. Güngör, D. Dede, H. V. Demir, F. Ö. Ilday, S. Ilday “Universality of dissipative self-assembly from quantum dots to human cells” Nature Phys. 16, 795-801 (2020).
  3. G. Makey, Ö. Yavuz, D. K. Kesim, A. Turnalı, P. Elahi, S. Ilday, O. Tokel, F. Ö. Ilday, “Breaking crosstalk limits to dynamic holography using orthogonality of high-dimensional random vectors” Nature Photon. 13, 251-256 (2019).
  4. N. Er, A. Alkan, S. Ilday, E. Bengu “Improved dental implant drill durability and performance using heat and wear resistant protective coatings” J. Oral Implantol. 44, 168-175 (2018).
  5. S. Ilday “Strongly scale-dependent charge transport from interconnections of silicon quantum dots and nanowires” MRS Commun. 7, 621-625 (2017) (invited).
  6. O. Tokel, A. Turnali, G. Makey, P. Elahi, T. Colakoglu, E. Ergeçen, Ö. Yavuz,  R. Hübner, M. Zolfaghari, I. Pavlov, A. Bek, R. Turan, D. K. Kesim, S. Tozburun, S. Ilday, F.Ö. Ilday, “In-chip microstructures and photonic devices fabricated by nonlinear laser lithography deep inside silicon” Nature Photon. 11, 639–645 (2017).
  7. S. Ilday, G. Makey, G. B. Akgüç, Ö. Yavuz, O. Tokel, I. Pavlov, O. Gülseren, F. Ö. Ilday, “Rich complex behavior of self-assembled nanoparticles far from equilibrium” Nature Commun. 8:14942 (2017).
  8. S. Ilday, F. Ö. Ilday, R. Hübner, T. J. Prosa, I. Martin, G. Nogay, I. Kabacelik, Z. Mics, M. Bonn, D. Turchinovich, H. Toffoli, D. Toffoli, D. Friedrich, B. Schmidt, K.-H. Heinig, R. Turan, “Multiscale self-assembly of silicon quantum dots into an anisotropic three-dimensional random network” Nano Lett. 16, 1942-1948 (2016).
  9. I. Gnilitskyi, F. Rotundo, C. Martini, I. Pavlov, S. Ilday, E. Vovk, F. Ö. Ilday, L. Orazi, “Nano patterning of AISI 316L stainless steel with nonlinear laser lithography: Sliding under dry and oil-lubricated conditions” Tribol. Int. 99, 67-76 (2016).
  10. L. Orazi, I. Gnilitskyi, I. Pavlov, A.P. Serro, S. Ilday, F.O. Ilday, “Nonlinear laser lithography to control surface properties of stainless steel” CIRP Ann. Manuf. Techn. 64, 193-196 (2015).
  11. G. Nogay, E. Ozkol, S. Ilday, R. Turan, “Structural peculiarities and aging effect in hydrogeneted a-Si prepared by inductively coupled plasma chemical vapor deposition system (ICP-CVD)” Vacuum 110, 114-120 (2014).
  12. N.A.P. Mogaddam, S. Ilday, R. Turan, T.G. Finstad, “Influence of Ge content and annealing conditions on the PL properties of nc-Si1-xGex embedded in SiO2 matrix in weak quantum confined regime” J. Lumin. 155, 170-179 (2014).
  13. S. Ilday, Z. Mısırlıoğlu, M. Canel, A. Sınağ, “Removal of methylene blue from aqueous media by using cokes obtained from lignite pyrolysis” Energ. Source. Part A 36, 2183–2193 (2014).
  14. S. Ilday, G. Nogay, R. Turan, “Spectroscopic ellipsometry study of a magnetron-sputtered nc-Si/SiOx system: Modeling and optical characterization” Appl. Surf. Sci. 318, 256-261 (2014).
  15. B. Öktem, I. Pavlov, S. Ilday, H. Kalaycıoğlu, A.S. Rybak, S. Yavaş, M. Erdoğan, F.Ö. Ilday, “Nonlinear laser lithography for indefinitely large area nanostructuring with femtosecond pulses” Nature Photon. 7, 897-901 (2013).
  16. G. Kucukayan, R. Ovali, S. Ilday, B. Baykal, H. Yurdakul, S. Turan, O. Gulseren, E. Bengu, “An experimental and theoretical examination of the effect of sulfur on the pyrolytically grown carbon nanotubes from sucrose-based solid state precursors” Carbon 49:2, 508-517 (2011).
  17. G. Kucukayan, S. Kayacan, B. Baykal, E. Bengu,“Use of saccharides as solid-state precursors for the synthesis of carbon nanotubes” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1081E, 1081-P05-14 (2008).


  1. S. Ilday & F. Ö. Ilday,“The universality of self-organisation – a path to an atom printer?” in“Ultrafast Laser Nanostructuring: The Pursuit of Extreme Scales” by the Editors R. Stoian & J. Bonse (The chapter preview is available in arXiv:2209.06883).
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