Gamelin Research Group

Department of Chemistry, University of Washington

Development and Characterization of New Inorganic Materials
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Faris Horani

Office: CHB 218


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Dehnel, J.; Harchol, A.; Barak, Y.; Meir, I.; Horani, F.; Shapiro, A.; Strassberg, R.; De Mello Donegá, C.; Demir, H. V.; Gamelin, D. R.; Sharma, K.; Lifshitz, E. "Optically detected magnetic resonance spectroscopic analyses on the role of magnetic ions in colloidal nanocrystals." J. Chem. Phys., 2023, 159, 71001. (view)

Horani, F.; Sharma; K.; Abu-Hariri; A. “Colloidal Control of Branching in Metal Chalcogenide Semiconductor Nanostructures.” J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2023, 14(16), 3794-3804.


Geraffy, E.; Zuri, S.; Horani, F.; Birowska, M.; Lifshitz, E. “Crystal anisotropy implications on the magnetic and optical properties of in van der Walls FePS3.” arXiv:2208.10890, 2022.

Oliva, R.; Ritov, E.; Horani, F.; Etxebarria, I.; Amouyal, Y.; Lifshitz, E; Gennou, M. "Investigation of the vibrational and magnetic properties of MnxZn1-xPS3 by means of temperature-dependent Raman spectroscopy.” PRB, 2022.

Meir, I.; Horani, F.; Zuri, S.; Lifshitz, E. "The tuning of exciton-phonon coupling in colloidal nanocrystals by a dielectric medium.” Adv. Optical Mater., 2022, 10, 2200230.

Barak, Y.; Meir, I.; Dehnel, J.; Horani, F.; Gamelin, D.R.; Shapiro, A.; Lifshitz, E. "Uncovering the Influence of Ni2+ Doping in Lead-Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals using Optically Detected Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.” Chem. Mater., 2022, 34(4), 1686–1698.


Horani, F.; Meir, I.; Lifshitz, E. “Room Temperature Colloidal Coating of II-VI Nanoplatelets with Quantum Dots.” . J. Phys. Chem. C, 2021, 125, 25729−25738.

Abu-Hariri, A.; Budniak, A. K.; Horani, F.; Lifshitz, E. “Star-shaped Colloidal PbS Nanocrystals: Structural Evolution and Growth Mechanism.” RSC Adv., 2021, 11, 30560-30568.


Seri-Livni, O.; Saguy, C.; Horani, F.; Lifshitz, E.; Cheskis, D. “Effective Reduction of Oxygen Debris in Graphene Oxide.” Phys. Status Solidi B, 2020, 2000505.


Horani, F.; Lifshitz, E. “Deciphering the Structural Evolution and Growth Mechanism of 3D β-In2S3 Nanostructures.” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2019, 123(50), 30723-30731.

Shapiro, A.; Heindl, M.; Horani, F.; Dahan, M.; Tang, J.; Amouyal, Y.; Lifshitz, E. “Significance of Ni Doping in CsPbX3 Nanocrystals via Postsynthesis Cation − Anion Coexchange.” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2019, 123(40), 24979-24987.

Hayek, N. S.; Khlief, G. J.; Horani, F.; Gazit, O. M. “Effect of Reaction Conditions on the Oxidative Coupling of Methane over Doped MnOx-Na2WO4/SiO2 Catalyst.” J. Catal., 2019, 376, 25–31.

Horani, F.; Lifshitz, E. “Unraveling the Growth Mechanism Forming Stable γ-In2S3 and β-In2S3 Colloidal Nanoplatelets.” Chem. Mater., 2019, 31(5), 1784-1793.


Shapiro, A.; Jang, Y.; Horani, F.; Kauffmann, Y.; Lifshitz, E. “Kirkendall Effect: Main Growth Mechanism for a New SnTe/PbTe/SnO2 Nano-Heterostructure.” Chem. Mater., 2018, 30(9), 3141-3149.

Jang, Y.; Shapiro, A.; Horani, F.; Abu-Hariri, A.; Lifshitz, E. “Recent Advances in Colloidal IV-VI Core/Shell Heterostructured Nanocrystals.” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122(25), 13840-13847.

Jang, Y.; Shapiro, A.; Horani, F.; Kauffmann, Y.; Lifshitz, E. “Towards Low-Toxic Colloidal Quantum Dots.” Z. Phys. Chem., 2018, 232(9-11), 1443-1455.


Jang, Y.; Shapiro, A.; Isarov, M.; Rubin-Brusilovski, A.; Safran, A.; Budniak, A. K.; Horani, F.; Dehnel, J.; Sashchiuk, A.; Lifshitz, E. “Interface Control of Electronic and Optical Properties in IV-VI and II-VI Core/Shell Colloidal Quantum Dots: a Review.” Chem. Commun., 2017, 53(6), 1002-1024.


Shapiro, A.; Jang, Y.; Rubin-Brusilovski, A.; Budniak, A. K.; Horani, F.; Sashchiuk, A.; Lifshitz, E. “Tuning Optical Activity of IV–VI Colloidal Quantum Dots in the Short-Wave Infrared (SWIR) Spectral Regime.” Chem. Mater., 2016, 28(17), 6409-6416.