Gökhan BAKAN, Asst. Prof. Dr.

Gökhan BAKAN

Contact Information

Home Department:Department of Electrical& Electronics Engineering

Academic Degrees

PhD of Philosophy Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Connecticut 2012
Bachelor's of Science Electrical and Electronics Engineering Bilkent University 2007

Academic Titles

Asst. Prof. Atılım University January 2017
Asst. Prof. Antalya International University January 2015
Postdoctoral Fellow Bilkent University December 2013
Postdoctoral Fellow University of Connecticut August 2012

Research Topics

Photonics - Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, Infrared sensors



S. Ayas, G. Bakan, A. Dana (2016), All-aluminum hierarchical plasmonic surfaces in the infrared, Optical Materials Express, 6, 823-880

S. Ayas, G. Bakan, E. Ozgur, K. Celebi, A. Dana (2016), Universal Infrared Absorption Spectroscopy Using Uniform Electromagnetic Enhancement, ACS Photonics, 3, 337–342

G. Bakan, S. Ayas, T. Saidzoda, K. Celebi, A. Dana (2016), Ultrathin phase-change coatings on metals for electrothermally tunable colors, Applied Physics Letters, 109, 071109

G. Bakan, B. Gerislioglu, F. Dirisaglik, Z. Jurado, L. Sullivan, A. Dana, C. Lam, A. Gokirmak, H. Silva (2016), Extracting the temperature distribution on a phase-change memory cell during crystallization, Journal of Applied Physics, 120, 164504

G. Bakan, S. Ayas, E. Ozgur, K. Celebi, A. Dana (2016), Thermally Tunable Ultrasensitive Infrared Absorption Spectroscopy Platforms Based on Thin Phase-Change Films, ACS Sensors, 1, 1403–1407

I. Orak, M. Urel, G. Bakan, A. Dana (2015), Memristive behavior in a junctionless flash memory cell, Applied Physics Letters, 106, 233506

S. Ayas, G. Bakan, A. Dana (2015), Rounding corners of nano-square patches for multispectral plasmonic metamaterial absorbers, Optics Express, 23, 11763-11770

F. Dirisaglik, G. Bakan, Z. Jurado, S. Muneer, M. Akbulut, J. Rarey, L. Sullivan, M. Wennberg, A. King, L. Zhang, R. Nowak, C. Lam, H. Silva, A. Gokirmak (2015), High Speed, High Temperature Electrical Characterization of Phase Change Materials: Metastable Phases, Crystallization Dynamics, and Resistance Drift, Nanoscale, 7, 16625-16630

A. Faraclas, G. Bakan, L. Adnane, F. Dirisaglik, N. Williams, A. Gokirmak and H. Silva (2014), Modeling of Thermoelectric Effects in Phase Change Memory Cells, IEEE Transactions of Electron Devices, 61, 372-387

G. Bakan, A. Gokirmak, H. Silva (2014), Suppression of thermoelectric Thomson effect in silicon microwires under large electrical bias and implications for phase-change memory devices, Journal of Applied Physics, 116, 234507

S. Ayas, A. E. Topal, A. Cupallari, H. Guner, G. Bakan, A. Dana (2014), Exploiting Native Al2O3 for Multispectral Aluminum Plasmonics, ACS Photonics, 1, 1313–1321

G. Bakan, N. Khan, H. Silva, A. Gokirmak (2013), High-temperature thermoelectric transport at small scales: generation, transport and recombination of minority carriers, Scientific Reports, 3, 2724

H. Silva, G. Bakan, A. Cywar, N. Williams, N. Henry, F. Dirisaglik, A. Gokirmak (2012), Crystallization of silicon microstructures through rapid self-heating for high-performance electronics on arbitrary substrates, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters, 4, 970-976

G. Bakan, L. Adnane, A. Gokirmak, H. Silva (2012), Extraction of temperature dependent electrical resistivity and thermal conductivity from silicon microwires self-heated to melting temperature, Journal of Applied Physics, 112, 063527

A. Cywar, F. Dirisaglik, M. Akbulut, G. Bakan, S. Steen, H. Silva, A. Gokirmak (2011), Scaling of Silicon Phase-Change Oscillators, IEEE Electron Device Letters, 32, 1486-1488

H.K. Peng, K. Cil, A. Gokirmak, G. Bakan, Y. Zhu, C.S. Lai, C.H. Lam, H. Silva (2011), Thickness dependence of the amorphous-cubic and cubic-hexagonal phase transition temperatures of GeSbTe thin films on silicon nitride, Thin Solid Films, 520, 2976-2978

G. Bakan, N. Khan, A. Cywar, K. Cil, M. Akbulut, A. Gokirmak, H. Silva (2011), Self-heating of silicon microwires: Crystallization and thermoelectric effects, Journal of Material Research , 26, 1061-1071

A. Cywar, G. Bakan, H. Silva and A. Gokirmak (2010), Nanosecond Pulse Generation in a Silicon Microwire, IEEE Electron Device Letters, 31, 1362-1364

A. Cywar, G. Bakan, C. Boztug, H. Silva and A. Gokirmak (2009), Phase-change oscillations in silicon microwires, Applied Physics Letters, 94, 072111

G. Bakan, A. Cywar, H. Silva and A. Gokirmak (2009), Melting and crystallization of nanocrystalline silicon microwires through rapid self-heating, Applied Physics Letters, 94, 251910


F. Dirisaglik, G. Bakan, A. Faraclas, A. Gokirmak, H. Silva (2014), Numerical Modeling of Thermoelectric Thomson Effect in Phase Change Memory Bridge Structures, International Journal of High Speed Electronics and Systems, 23, 1450004