Dr. K. Maaz

PINSTECH, P.O. Nilore, Islamabad, Pakistan

Associate Professor/ Principal Scientist



2008 Ph.D., Quid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Nanosciences

1997 M.Sc., Quid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Nuclear Engineering

1994 B.Sc., Peshawar University, Physics and Mathematics

Publications (Selected)

  1. K. Maaz, A. Mumtaz, S.K. Hasanain, M.F. Bertino, “Temperature dependent coercivity and magnetization of core-shell NiFe2O4 nanoparticles” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 322 (2010) 2199.
  2. G. Ali, M. Ahmad, J. I. Akhter, K. Maaz, S. Karim, M. Maqbool, S.G. Yang, “Characterization of cobalt nanowires fabricated in anodic alumina template through AC electrodeposition” IEEE: Transactions on Nanotechnology, 9 (2) (2010) 223.
  3. S. Karim, W. Ensinger, S.A. Mujahid, K. Maaz, E.U. Khan, “Effect of etching conditions on pore shape in etched ion-track polycarbonate membranes” Radiation Measurements 44 (2009) 779-792.
  4. Y.F. Chen, J. Liu, H.J. Yao, D. Mo, J.L. Duan, M.D. Hou, Y.M. Sun, L. Zhang, K. Maaz, “Electrochemical polymerization and characterization of polypyrrole nanowires and nanotubules” Physica B: Condensed Matter, 405 (10), (2010) 2461-2465.
  5. S. Karim, K. Maaz, G. Ali, M. Ahmad, J.I. Akhter, S.K. Durrani, M. A. Hussain, K. Saeed, “Electrodeposition of copper nanowires in porous polycarbonate membranes” The Nucleus, Pakistan, 46(1-2), (2009) 21-26.
  6. K. Maaz, S. Karim, M. Usman, A. Mumtaz, J. Liu, J.L. Duan, M. Maqbool “Effect of crystallographic texture on magnetic characteristics of cobalt nanowires” Nanoscale Research Letters, 5 (2010) 1111–1117.
  7. S. Qaseem, K. Maaz, A. Mumtaz, S.K. Hasanain, “Particle size effect on magnetic and transport properties of La0.7Ca0.3MnO3 nanoparticles” The Nucleus, Pakistan, 47(2), (2010) 1-6.
  8. J.L. Duan, J. Liu, Dan Mo, H.J. Yao, K. Maaz, Y. Chen, Y. Sun, M.D. Hou, X.H. Qu, L. Zhang, Y.F. Chen, “Controlled crystallinity and crystallographic orientation of Cu nanowires fabricated in ion-track templates” Nanotechnology, 21 (2010) 365605.
  9. Rahman, M.A. Rafiq, S. Karim, K. Maaz, M. Siddique, M.M. Hasan, “Reduced conductivity and enhancement of Debye orientational polarization in lanthanum doped cobalt ferrite nanoparticles” Physica B: Condensed Matter, 406(23) (2011) 4393-4399.
  10. K. Maaz, S. Ishrat, S. Karim, G.H. Kim, “Effect of ageing on the magnetic characteristics of nickel nanowires embedded in polycarbonate” Journal of Applied Physics, 110(1) (2011) 013908.
  11. S. Karim and K. Maaz, “Magnetic behaviour of arrays of nickel nanowires: effect of microstructure and aspect ratio” Material Chemistry and Physics, 130(3) (2011) 1103-1108.
  12. Ishrat S., K. Maaz, Chen Rong, Soo H Kim, Myun H Jung, Gil-Ho Kim, "Magnetic properties of one-dimensional embedded nickel nanostructures in gold nanowires” Current Applied Physics, 12(1) (2012) 65-68.
  13. K. Maaz, Myung-Hwa Jung, Gil-Ho Kim, “Effect of temperature on the exchange bias in naturally oxidized NixCo1-x (x=2) nanowires fabricated by electrochemical deposition technique” J. Alloys and Compounds, 520 (2012) 272-276.
  14. K. Maaz, S. Karim, Kyu Joon Lee, Myung-Hwa Jung, Gil-Ho Kim, "Effect of temperature on the magnetic characteristics of Ni0.5Co0.5Fe2O4 nanoparticles" Materials Chemistry and Physics, In-press, (2012).
  15. K. Maaz, S. Karim, G.H. Kim, "Effect of particle size on magnetic properties of NixCo1-xFe2O4 (x≈0.3) nanoparticles prepared by coprecipitation method" J. Alloys and Compounds, (2012) In-press.
  16. K. Maaz, and Gil-Ho Kim, "Single domain limit for NixCo1-xFe2O4 (0≤x≤1) nanoparticles prepared by chemical co-precipitation route" Materials Chemistry and Physics (2012) In-press.

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